My favorite Tech N9ne quote would be: “No Love No Pain, No Life No Death…”
That’s my favorite one.
Tech N9ne is from Kansas City, Missouri, but he was born Aaron Dontez Yates. Tech N9ne is best known for his debut album Because I’m a Negro, which featured The Pack, and he’s also released several other albums, including a collaborative album with the Insane Clown Posse and a compilation.
His first real success came in 1999 when he released his debut album, which featured his debut single “My Name Is” on the track listing. The song was a success, and the album itself received many positive reviews.
Tech N9ne has been creating music and rapping since he was four years old. In his teens, he was able to sign a publishing deal and release songs on RCA Records.
If you are not afraid of being wrong and learning from your mistakes, then you are already ahead of the curve.
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Tech N9ne says that the reason people still come to his shows is that he never knows what to expect. He says he sees it with his own eyes; parents bring their kids, and then the kids start coming themselves. It’s crazy, man.
No matter how weird you look on stage with the face paint, mask, and hospital scrubs, you’re always going to be one of the most fun guys in the business to hang out with.
Tech N9ne was the only artist on the show with a signed copy of his own album. In 2008, Tech N9ne won the Best Rap Artist Grammy Award, but his album Lost in the World’s Fair was not nominated.
It’s like, if some dude gets a tattoo of a skull and the skull looks cool, but then he covers it up with a picture of his kid, or he does it so he can have a license plate saying “I HAVE A KIDS,” and he’s a good man.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. I love ‘Halloween II’ so much because of the way the score sounds, and it sounds like a synthesizer. I love that sound.
A gun is just a tool like any other. It doesn’t have to be an instrument of death. The same is true for the underworld. There are many ways to achieve one’s goal.
Tech N9ne’s street name is “7”, which is derived from his birth date, July 7th.
It is worth noting that Tech N9ne didn’t actually say that he was an evil cult leader. Rather, he was quoting Quincy Jones, who once told him that he should rap what he knows and use the power of people’s imagination to connect with them.
He is not a horrorcore rapper. He raps about his life, the same as other rappers. He just happens to rap about horror movies.
10th of 50 Tech N9ne Quotes
I’ve always hated being different from others.
It’s tough to stand out when there are so many other kids in the playground. That’s why, when I was younger, I wanted to look normal. I wanted to look like everyone else so that I wouldn’t be teased.
When I was 10 years old, I dyed my hair black to look “normal”. I had a bad reaction to the dye. I ended up with a bald spot and my hair started falling out.
I was humiliated and I wanted to give up. I was the only bald kid in the entire school and it was very frustrating.
Tech N9ne says that he doesn’t really want to do movies, but he tried acting. He thinks that music is his strong area.
When you think you have something special, you can’t be the only one who thinks that. Everybody else has to agree with you.
Tech N9ne makes a point that by bringing together different peoples from different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, as one people, we should be able to solve problems that plague us as a human race.
Tech N9ne said that’s the best thing about being independent and not having a label because you can say anything.
People are always saying that Kansas and Kansas City are the same place. They put the two things together even though Kansas City is a city and Kansas is a state.
“We don’t have violence at our shows. I’m sure people fight at Miley Cyrus shows though.” – Tech N9ne
In the same 2009 interview, Tech N9ne stated that his favorite song was “Gangsta X” by 50 Cent.
In 2018, Tech N9ne said that his first song as a professional rap artist was released in his hometown of Compton, CA.
I’ve been around for 18 years and I’ve seen rap people come and go.
20th of 50 Tech N9ne Quotes
I am going to work on my music. I’m going to keep doing the things I love which is make dope music, create dope records, and share it with the world. I love to be a positive role model to my fans and do the things I don’t get paid to do.
He said that he liked the 1998 “Dracula” movie that has won many awards. However, now he wants to make a sequel that doesn’t follow every detail that the first movie did. He is also planning to make the sequel in a place like Alaska, where it will only be night for 30 days.
“I write in a mathematical manner. For some of my songs, I rhyme every syllable. It’s a science.”
The phrase is from “Gravity” by Yela.
Tech N9ne wrote “A Certain Comfort” after his mother, who died in 2013, left him a message on his phone that said, “Your time will come”. He had been feeling out of sorts since his mom’s death. He wrote the song as a form of catharsis, and it was released as the second single from his 2018 album, Stay Right There.
In this interview with Tech N9ne, he discusses the importance of being different and how the mainstream has treated his music for far too long.
Tech N9ne wanted to work with all the great people, but he did not get the chance to make albums with them. He instead made a mixtape called “My Time, My Way” with a whole bunch of rappers who are signed to Strange Music. Tech N9ne wants to work with all these people, make albums with all these amazing people, but they have to sign to Strange Music first.
To be honest, I think most of his music sounds pretty great and I don’t really think he needs to change genres. I think he should just keep doing what he is doing well. Also, I don’t think he should be afraid to try something outside of his comfort zone. Also, I don’t think he needs to change genres, I think he should just keep doing what he is doing for the time being.
Tech N9ne claims that he’s the complete technique of Rhyme. He doesn’t have no boundaries with his style and he’s completely focused.
“Only if you love another person, you can help another person up. Don’t be afraid of someone who is afraid of you.” This is a quote from the book of John, I am not sure if Tech is referring to that or not, but I think it is in reference to helping another person.
I’m pretty sure the original says it better, but yes, I still am a little bit obsessed with this quote. I think this is just what Tech N9ne is trying to tell the world: “I’m normal; I’m a normal guy.” But, “maybe I’m a little bit abnormal.” He is definitely not just a normal guy. He’s definitely a little different. And his “abnormal” abilities are what make him who he is. He is the king of the weirdness.
30th of 50 Tech N9ne Quotes
A lot of people are struggling in the music industry. They put hundreds of dollars of equipment and thousands of hours of their life into it. What we want to talk about is how an artist can make a decent living while still enjoying the ride, if they give it all up to be successful.
Raimi is awesome and the first flick was scary. He later went on to direct ‘Army of Darkness’ and I guess that one was scary as hell! As someone who has seen ‘Army of Darkness’ I can attest to what Tech is saying.
I’ll be honest, I’ve never been this happy. It’s because I’ve never had that feeling again.
I was born into this world, I grew up and
I’m now happy, just like anybody else.
In school we used to talk about a lot of things, like politics and everything,
but it all seemed like the same thing.
The things that we learn in school are all the same.
In a 1999 interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Tech N9ne recounted his first rock concert:
“I went to my first concert when I was eight years old. It was the Cramps in a basement in New York. It was amazing. And it changed my life.”
Interview With Rolling Stone, Dec 1999.
Tech N9ne’s quote is a perfect example of the way rap has been used as a unifying cultural language– the music that brings people together.
Â I love music, but I don’t know anything about it.
“People are surprised by me for liking women; I love women; why wouldn’t I?” Tech N9ne
What do you think of the quote? Did you read Tech N9ne’s tweet? Did you find it funny, outrageous, or something else? Share your thoughts with the world.
The statement “I use my own money” is an extremely important statement. Tech N9ne could be an “A” student and not have a dime. He might be a millionaire and, after paying taxes, still be broke. That, however, would be the exception. Most people have a hard time with the statement because it is an acknowledgment of the truth.
I think, the most important thing that I always thought about this that I’m always saying is you start with your new songs. The fans are going to walk in and you can tell them it’s this and that, but they’ll see it. There’s only two things you can do, so you better start out with what’s new and then it will get people excited.
Tech N9ne is going to be having a show at Red Rocks in Colorado Springs on the 31st of May, and for the first time he’s going to be playing to a crowd of over 7,000 people.
40th of 50 Tech N9ne Quotes
I’ve always wanted to tell my story to as many people as I can!
Tech N9ne, a Hip Hop artist from Kansas City, Missouri, is doing a tremendous job at making people care about what he has to say.
It’s hard work. He’s constantly doing shows or making videos and getting in the studio. I don’t think he wants to do anything else but his music. He’s really dedicated to it. He’s dedicated to his fans, as well as creating.
I didn’t know about Tech N9ne’s background story until I saw him on “Celebration” with Eminem. I was really amazed to learn about Tech N9ne’s background and how he was a part of the “Black Mafia”.
Donald Trump said that when the American economy was the best, it was the greatest. However, he would also say that we did not know how to handle a depression or war.
Tech N9ne said that the Bible does not allow you to go out and “do good” or “do evil” and that is why he has so much darkness in his music.
The N9nthowze crew in the early ’00s consisted of a few key players such as DJ Icy Rock, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, Tech N9ne, and more. Their debut album was recorded in one 12-hour session in 1999, and it’s one of the most underrated hip hop albums of all time. It was well-received with critics and fans alike.
Tech’s first album was a one-time run deal, but since then he’s released a few more projects. You can read more about it in the link above.
N9ne: My mom’s a Christian. And my aunties are really devout. My mom married a Muslim, so I got teachings from both sides. I wanted to find out, which way to go. So not only Christianity and Islam, but Confucianism, Shintoism, Taoism, Buddhism, and Judaism. I tried to read everything. I read all the world’s books.
People can control what they’re experiencing. You have your own way of responding to it. People have different ways of dealing with their own darkness.
This was the best interview he has ever done, with a great opening and ending, and a nice mix of personal story and new music. Krizz Kaliko and Tech N9ne were clearly excited and happy to be together and talk about their return to music. This was a nice way to open the show for us. It was really great!
If you enjoyed this little trip down memory lane, please check out my playlist of songs I used to listen to while making beats, and let me know what you thought about it in the comments. Thanks for reading and I’ll see you in the next one.