MC Eiht on His Praying Hands Face Tat, Violence Decreasing in Compton

In this clip, Compton legend MC Eiht chopped it up with DJ Vlad about his face tattoo of praying hands that he says symbolizes the protection he’s received since entering the music business. MC Eiht wanted the tattoo to represent something positive and also spoke to persevering through life’s struggles. MC Eiht went on to discuss the environment of Compton today in comparison to when he was growing up. According to MC Eiht, Compton, and the United States at large is less violent today, but he offered a caveat; it’s all about perspective.