The west coast native and legend, MC Eiht is back. Today the wordsmith returns, gearing up to drop off a new album and unleashing a brand new single for our listening enjoyment. This time around MC Eiht pairs up with DJ Premier for a new track called “Compton Zoo.” The track is the latest single from his upcoming album, Which Way Iz West, his first solo project in 11 years. MC Eiht takes to this infectious and smooth instrumental, showing off his lyrical talents while taking on the current state of hip-hop.
DJ Premier offers up some signature sounds, while also serving as the executive producer on MC Eiht’s upcoming album. The wordsmith spoke about the track recently, stating: “‘Compton Zoo’ signifies the struggle in and out of music and how I feel about the current state of hip-hop.” He added, “Just like Preemo digs deep into them crates for the scratch chorus, I can still express myself and dig deep as well.” Check out the new single below and head over to pre-order Which Way Iz West on iTunes right now!