Who is MC Ride?
Stefan Corbin Burnett, better known by his stage name MC Ride, was born on 10 May 1978 under the zodiac sign of Taurus, in Sacramento, California USA. He is a 43-year-old hip-hop artist, probably best recognized for being the frontman of the experimental hip hop group Death Grips.
How rich is he, as of now? MC Ride Net Worth
As of mid-2021, MC Ride’s net worth is estimated at over $3 million, earned through his successful involvement in the music industry, during which he’s released numerous studio albums, EPs, and singles.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
MC Ride spent his early years in his hometown of Sacramento, where he was raised by his father Errol and mother Naomi Burnett; however, there is no information about their professions. He has a brother who is known professionally as Swank Daddy, and is also a music artist. He holds American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnic group.
Regarding his education, MC Ride attended a local high school, and upon matriculation enrolled in Hampton University in Virginia to study Visual Arts; however, he dropped out to focus on his music career.
MC Ride started his professional music career when he co-founded a hip hop group called Fyre, alongside his brother Swank Daddy and rapper Young G; he initially performed under the stage name Mxlplx. They worked together for some time until his brother married and unable to continue to perform with them, so the group disbanded.
At the time, MC Ride also pursued his career as a painter, and worked for Pushkin’s Bakery and Paesano’s Midtown.
He continued to make music in 2010, when he changed his stage name to Ride and founded an experimental hip hop group called Death Grips together with his neighbor Zach Hill, known for being a drummer in the band Hella. They were soon joined by Hill’s friend Andy Morin, a producer. The group released their self-titled EP in March 2011, which was followed by his debut mixtape entitled “Exmilitary” in April 2011, critically acclaimed by music critics.
Rise to Stardom
In February 2012, Death Grips signed a record contract with Epic Records. Their debut studio album “The Money Store” came out two months later to widespread critical acclaim, debuting at No. 130 on the Billboard 200 chart, and also peaking at No. 14 on the Top Rap Albums chart. By the end of the year, they’d launched their second studio album, “No Love Deep Web”, which cover gained enormous attention for its controversial content with Hill’s erect penis with the title written across it; however, the album was praised for its complexity by critics.
After its release, the group ended their contract with Epic Record, and founded their own label Third Worlds. In November 2013, they made available their third studio album – “Government Plates” – with the lead single “Birds”, which received generally positive reviews. It was followed by the release of their fourth studio, and first double album, entitled “The Powers That B”. The first disc “Niggas On The Moon” out came in June 2014, after which they announced their disbandment, but the group eventually re-emerged in January 2015, and issued the second disc, “Jenny Death”, in March that year. The album debut at No. 72 on the Billboard 200 chart and No. 8 on the Top Rap Albums chart.
In January 2015, Death Grips distributed a free instrumental album entitled “Fashion Week”, which reached No. 72 on the Billboard 200 chart. It was followed by their second EP entitled “Interview 2016”, in March 2016. Two months later their fifth studio album “Bottomless Pit” was launched; it was critically acclaimed and named one of the best albums of the year. They continued to work on their third EP, “Steroids (Crouching Tiger Hidden Gabber Megamix)”, which was put out in May 2017, featuring a single 22-minute mix of eight songs. The group’s sixth studio album, entitled “Year Of The Snitch”, out came in June of the following year, and spawned such singles as “Flies”, “Streaky”, and “Hahaha”.
The album peaked at No. 97 on the Billboard 200 and No. 10 on the Top Alternative Albums. Their most recent project came in June 2019, when they released their fourth EP entitled “Gmail And The Restraining Orders”.
Appearance, Vital Statistics, and Tattoos
MC Ride has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.72m), while his weight is around 183lbs (83kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.
MC Ride is an avid lover of tattoos and has many all over his body, including various symbols such as spiders, skulls, and others, all of which have cult connotations. Although his fans have many interests in discovering their meanings, the rapper keeps that to himself.
MC Ride isn’t very open when it comes to speak about his personal life, managing to keep all the details about it far away from the eye of the public. He’s never been spotted with any woman (or man) so there is no record of his relationship history. It’s believed that he’s single as of late-2021, and focused on his professional career.