Tech N9ne Announces "Independent Grind" Tour With Freddie Gibbs [Update: Tour Dates Added]
Tech N9ne is ready to go back on the road, and this time, surprisingly enough, he's taking Freddie Gibbs with him. The tour, "Tech N9ne's Independent Grind Tour" will visit more than 70 cities, with affiliate Krizz Kaliko, Jarren Benton and Pysch Ward Druggies. The complete set of tour dates haven't been announced at this point, but according to HipHopDX they're coming soon.
Review: Hopsin's "Knock Madness"
To say Hopsin's third album is long overdue is like saying FEMA's response to Hurricane Katrina was slightly delayed. It's been three years since he dropped his critically acclaimed sophomore album Raw. Since then, he's toured the country extensively and landed a spot on XXL's 2013 Freshman list.
Tech N9ne Says He Wants To Work With Eminem & Get Beats From Kanye West
We recently heard Tech N9ne go crazy (and spit super fast) on Hopsin's "Rip Your Heart Out," which is just one of several collaborations the two rappers have done together.The same day "Rip Your Heart Out" dropped, we hit up DJ Skee's Skee Live show and got to talk to Tech about his music and who else he'd like to work with in the rap game. Tech Ninna revealed a desire to work with the self-proclaimed "Rap God" and fellow lyrical rapper, Eminem.
First Week Sales Revealed For Tech N9ne's "Something Else"
Tech N9ne has had a long career, which took him through many major label deals, but since going independent the rapper's popularity had been steadily growing.
Review: Tech N9ne's "Something Else"
Tech N9ne has been in the rap game for well over two decades but he flew under mainstream’s radar for much of his career. Shooting off lyrics with the speed of an automatic weapon, he earned a legion of fans through relentless tours to small cities in the heartland of the country.
Top Tracks Of The Week: July 22-28
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out and left room for discussion. This edition features Childish Gambino, Nipsey Hussle, Tech N9ne, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in the comments.
Tech N9ne Talks Visiting Lil Wayne In Jail, Losing A Jay Z Feature, & Devil Worship
Tech N9ne is getting ready to drop his new album Something Else, tomorrow, so the eccentric rapper stopped by Power 105's The Breakfast Club to talk about the project as well as working with Lil Wayne, almost getting a Jay Z feature, and the rumor that he is a devil worshiper.
Lyrics Of The Week: July 12-18
There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any errors, don't hesitate to let us know in the comments section. Lines we're not quite sure about will be bolded.
Tech N9ne Talks On Inspiration For "Fragile," Wearing Face Paint
The last word most fans would use to describe Tech N9ne is "gimmicky," in fact, it seems he tries to be quite the opposite. Although more recently Tech has gotten some shine in the mainstream, he's still remained true to his sound, and in his own words, he's made the mainstream come to him rather than vice versa.
Tech N9ne Announces "Something Else" Canadian & U.S. Tour
Tech N9ne is kicking off a big tour in conjunction with his album, Something Else, which is slated for release on July 30th. The "Something Else" Tour will reach Canada and the United States. The Canadian tour kicks off August 15th in Toronto, Ontario, and wraps up after fifteen tour dates in British Columbia on August 31st. The U.S. tour dates launch on September 5th in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and go through til October 30th for a homecoming show at The Midland Theatre by AMC in Kansas City.
Lyrics Of The Week: June 28 - July 4
There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of Jay-Z's recent "leaks"). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
Tech N9ne Reveals New Release Date For "Something Else" & Tracklist
Tech N9ne has kept fans waiting for his new album, Something Else. The album was originally supposed to drop on June 25th, but perhaps due to the whole June 18th album releases Tech pushed his back so it'd get more coverage?
Talking To Tech N9ne & Producer Seven On "B.I.T.C.H."
Tech N9ne has been doing music since the '90s, and along the way he's picked up a fan or two (or a lot more). However, the rapper still isn't satisified, and he continues to grind to reach those people who have yet to call themselves Tech N9ne fans. Although, he's aware of why people may be put off by his Strange style, from the way he dresses to his musical output, he's definitely in a lane all on his own. Now, though, Tech is ready to cross over to that mainstream lane, and he's breaking down doors to do it.
Standard & Deluxe Cover Art Revealed For Tech N9ne's "Something Else"
Tech N9ne is preparing to releases a new album, Something Else, on June 25th.The Strange Music rapper revealed the artwork for both the standard and deluxe versions of the LP today. Check out both versions in the gallery above.Listen to the final version of his single "B.I.T.C.H." featuring T-Pain here.
Atmosphere, Snoop Dogg, Tech N9ne & Mac Miller To Headline Soundset Festival 2013
The line-up for the sixth annual Soundset Festival has been announced. The festival is presented by Rhymesayers Entertainment and Rose Presents and features a slew of ranging hip-hop acts.
Exclusive: Tech N9ne Responds To Being On Billboard's Power 30 List, Talks "E.B.A.H." & More
Tech N9ne is making big moves, and he hasn't had help from any commercial cats. The Kansas City rapper has been grinding since the 90s, and it seems that hard work does really pay off. He was on Billboard's Power 30 list the year, and released his twelfth studio album, Welcome to Strangeland, almost a year ago, which landed at #26 on Billboard's 200. His most recent release was an EP called E.B.A.H.