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WATCH: Tech N9ne Gets His Set Interrupted, Is Presented With ‘Caribou Lou’ Gold Plaque By Travis O’Guin And Nick Cannon [Video]
Just another Kodak moment brought to you by your friends at Strange Music. Continue reading
History was made in more ways than one at The Midland Theater last night in Kansas City. Continue reading
What started in Kansas City has turned into something bigger than most could have ever imagined. Continue reading
Acclaimed Artist Rob Prior To Paint Live On Stage During Kansas City Show Of The ‘Something Else Tour’
Tech N9ne always brings his tours back home with a bang, but this time he’s bringing a special friend to make the night truly Something Else. Continue reading
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‘Whenever He Wants, He Can Get Priority For Sure’ – ‘Meant To Happen’ Producer Scoop Deville Talks Tech N9ne, ScHoolboy Q’s ‘Oxymoron’ And Old School Upbringing
Scoop Deville’s already-illustrious career has just taken a sudden jump in the past year. Having already charted with successful hits like Snoop Dogg’s “I Wanna Rock” and Fat Joe’s “(Ha Ha) Slow Down”, Scoop’s career blew up to whole ‘nother level after producing two of the biggest West Coast hits that hip hop has seen in quite some time: Kendrick Lamar’s “The Recipe” and “Poetic Justice”. The sample-based joints have been an integral part of launching the skyrocketing career of Lamar, someone who, after only one instant-classic album, has already entered himself into the conversation of one of the greatest to ever put it down.
In 2013 Scoop has garnered his production credit under one source so far: Tech N9ne with the song “Meant To Happen” from Tech’s milestone album Something Else. The sullen track is a different take than what he’s normally used to – producing smash singles for some of hip hop’s biggest names – but has given him a different satisfaction that is exclusive to the brilliance he was able to create with one of hip hop’s greatest artists. More than just something to bob your head to, “Meant To Happen” has Tech N9ne reciting harrowing tales of his upbringing with an uncanny eye for detail and ending the lurid tales with a glimmer of hope, a deep meditation on the human condition told from the King of Kansas City’s perspective.
We talked to Scoop Deville to get the background on the track, his production history and what it means to make music with Tech N9ne. Continue reading
‘I Just Have To Be A Part Of It’ – Renowned Artist Rob Prior Speaks On Art Collaboration With Tech N9ne [Exclusive]
With over two decades of pushing boundaries and delivering some of the most original music in hip hop, Tech N9ne’s career takes another turn for the unique in 2013 as the Kansas City King teams with famed illustrator and comic artist Rob Prior to give fans a stunning new look at the world of Something Else. Continue reading