In a recent interview with HipHopDX, Kendrick Lamar revealed how his tour with Tech N9ne would eventually lead to the signing with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath record label. Continue reading
‘Thank You Tech N9ne!’ – Kendrick Lamar Speaks On How Tech Helped Him Link With Dr. Dre In Nardwuar Interview [Video]
Does Kendrick Lamar have Tech N9ne to thank for hooking him up with Dr. Dre (and by deduction, the signing of Top Dawg Entertainment to Aftermath)? Continue reading
2011 is a wrap and Shade 45′s own Tony Touch is celebrating the new year by giving listeners everywhere an exclusive mix of the very best Toca Tuesdays freestyle sessions from the past year.
The 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards will air tonight at 8PM/7PM CST. The awards show is set to feature performances from DMX, Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, Wiz Khalifa, and many more. As previously reported, the show will also bring back the famous BET Cypher segments, which include performances from Tech N9ne and Jay Rock. Be sure to tune in and watch as Strange Music officially invades the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards!
Watch the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards tonight at 8PM/7PM CST.
As the time draws closer for the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards, BET has been releasing promotional videos to hype up their highly anticipated Cypher segments. As a staple of the awards show, the Cypher segments pit top MCs against each other in a classic hip hop circle that challenges each MC to do better than the next.
This year’s Cyphers include names like B.o.B., Machine Gun Kelly, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, and even Tech N9ne. In this exclulsive behind the scenes video, Tech N9ne explains his participation in the Cypher and how he was not aware of who he would be joining in the Cypher. Several other names are featured in the video and drop new background information on the Cyphers that are expected to steal the show at this year’s awards presentation. Fans can catch the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards on October 11 at 8PM/7PM CST.
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Going strong on the All 6′s And 7′s Tour, Tech N9ne ripped through the entire state of Florida with multiple dates this summer. One of the cities lucky enough to witness the insanity first hand was St. Petersburg, as Tech and Strange Music devastated the stage at The Jannus Live. Rachel Jolley of OldNortheast.patch.com was in attendance for the spectacle that only Tech N9ne could deliver.
With temperatures rising and fans packed from front to back, Tech N9ne worked his way through a high energy performance that could be heard for blocks around the venue. With moshpits in full effect, Tech N9ne’s stop in St. Petersburg won’t soon be forgotten.
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No other tour this summer has given fans the excitement and madness of the All 6′s And 7′s Tour from Tech N9ne and Strange Music. With the strongest line up to ever hit a Strange Music tour, Tech N9ne has been hitting every major city across the country with one of the best shows in all of music. Continue reading
Since signing Jay Rock in 2010, Tech N9ne has made no secret about his admiration and respect for the Watts native. Continue reading
To this day, Tech still hears the same question: what happened to Mac Dre? As if Tech N9ne could be responsible for the death of a man that he extended his love to, or the death of anybody for that matter. Tech N9ne often hears the blame for the Bay Area legend’s death, being that Mac Dre was murdered on Kansas City soil. Naturally people point the blame towards the king of Kansas City, but as Tech explains, he had nothing to do with it. Not only that, but Tech honors Mac Dre in each and every one of his performances on tour and still maintains close relationships with Mac Dre’s friends and family.
In this explosive and revealing interview, Tech explains how he took all of the pent up anger resulting from these accusations out on the track “Kill Or Be Killed” from Jay Rock’s debut album Follow Me Home. As usual, Tech doesn’t pull any punches… Continue reading