Tech N9ne | Interview
From Kansas City, MO, Tech N9ne is currently the most successful independent artist in the world. In 1991, he was a member of a group called Black Mafia, and saw glimpses of success in the group 57th Street Rogue Dog Villains with their single “Let’s Get Fucked Up”. In 1999, Tech was featured on the song “The Anthem” by Sway & King Tech. Later that year, Tech N9ne and Travis O’Guin founded the record label Strange Music. In 2001, Tech released the album Anghellic on JCOR Records. In 2002, he released Absolute Power, which debuted #79 on the Billboard 200. In 2006, Tech released the album Everready, foliowed by a collaboration album, Misery Loves Kompany. In 2007, Tech released Killer, which exceeded the one million mark of total album sales. In 2009, Tech won the Left Field Woodie Award at the MTVU Woodie Awards. He is also appeared on Lil Wayne’s album Tha Carter IV.