"Well I think more than anything it's the fact "mainstream" music is all owned and bought, traded privately if a label doesn't like the album they shelve it and then demand to be paid for the album that they wont put out so the…"
"I have to say dukecity and talksick pretty much laid it out there and tech said over and over f.t.i i doubt he'll ever take upon the role of b.e.t or mtv if i was out there like tech i'd wanna keep it that way he's making just as much…"
"i think there are a lot of factors in y tech hasnt blown up...first of off all the most oobvious and apperent is his look. i think people tend ta shy away from him because he didnt look "black". to elaborate, he looked too hard core and…"
"i think he has blown up just not into the mainstream, and i think he will soon its taking longer because he is building his own dynasty independantly. you know when he looks back on his success everything he has become will be because he toured and…"
"I dont have much to say after dukecity he said it all. Tech even said an a interview that he doesn't want to pay a radio station to play his shit, if you like it play it, he said. They played I AM EVERYTHING on the local station here in tucson…"
"Personally i think there is a couple of reasons why tech hasnt reached mainstream yet.1 it seems that he doesnt want to be held down by signing to a major lable.And by held down I mean that he doesnt want to be limited musically when it comes to…"
"i agree with tom. but from what i've gathered, it costs money to be in "mainstream" music. and i feel tech in saying like, fuck that, i ain't paying for people to buy my shit, my fans love me...ive made it this far without paying…"
"I don't think Tech ever blew up in mainstream before cause the "industry is punks" and thought his music was too dark and heavy for mainstream. As of right now, i think Tech is starting to get some mainstream attention and that's…"
From one independent powerhouse to another: props. Indie hip hop sensation Macklemore recently went on Twitter to give it up to Tech N9ne and Twista for one of the things that they’re best known for, their ability to rap fast and intricate and do it in the most understandable way possible. The two machine gun [...]
You may remember a while back, hip hop vet R.A. The Rugged Man was spotted at Strangeland Studios. Today, the end result of that visit unleashes the holy trinity of hip hop with “Holla-Loo-Yuh”. After weeks of anticipation, the official visuals for “Holla-Loo-Yuh” featuring Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko have been dropped in our laps. The [...]
And my kids, all three of ‘em suffer in the worst ways Cause last year I missed all three of they birthdays So when you see me with me eyes full of pain Give me love cause these are three of the reason why I call the road ‘the rain’ - Tech N9ne “The Rain” [...]
Strange Music is pleased to announce Tech N9ne’s Something Else Canadian Tour 2013 – featuring Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko! Don’t miss your chance to experience Tech N9ne’s Something Else Canadian Tour 2013 like a VIP! For $99 plus shipping you can roll like a VIP – you’ll get Complimentary admission with front of line access [...]
Although he’s the most successful independent artist in hip hop history, co-owner of one of the most influential record labels in music and adored worldwide, none of that could make Tech N9ne more proud than seeing his daughter graduate. Take a look at these videos that Tech N9ne put up of his daughter Alyia Yates’ [...]