Tech N9ne - "Dwamn" | Music Video

Tech N9ne - Dwamn

Tech N9ne released a new music video for "Dwamn," off his latest album, Something Else.

Being the head of the party is not an easy task but somebody has to do it. Tech N9ne is that man in the latest visual off Something Else. "Dawmn," a combination of "damn" and "wow," describes the what you may say when you do a double take after a good looking lady walks by. Trust me, he uses it a lot in the song but you can see why when you watch the clip.

Click play to watch the video for the Seven-produced track and make sure you go cop his album on iTunes.

Tech N9ne f/ Liz Suwandi, Tyler Lyon - "Love 2 Dislike Me" | Music Video

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We've been in possession of Tech N9ne's latest release Something Else for about a month now and after the record peaking at Number 4 on the charts, it's settling quite nicely.

However, don't relax just yet for Tech returns in his usual boisterous manner with a chained up Liz Suwandi and a warehouse full of relationship battle cries. "Love 2 Hate Me" sees Tech joined by Tyler Lyon for a heavy metal infused tale of a tiring relationship. This is all while Tech masquerades around in a schizophrenic frenzy like something out of a Stephen King adaptation. Read more

Tech N9ne f/ Serj Tankian – "Straight Out The Gate" | Music Video

Indie Hip-Hop king Tech N9ne released his thirteenth full length studio album Something Else this week after dropping a slew of tracks via his own Strange Music label. 
A few days after its release, the Kansas City, Mo. rapper delivers a video for the album's opening track featuring System of The Down's lead vocalist Serji Tankian.

The visual for "Straight Out The Gate" is equally thought provoking, creepy and flat out weird, typical for a Tech N9ne video as shots of the MC and Tankian teaching (or preaching) to a group of adults wearing interesting looking masks.

Watch the video for "Straight Out The Gate" below.

Crooked I - Apex Predator | Album Stream


After 15 years of sharing rhymes, Crooked I finally releases his official debut studio album, Apex Predator.

Let me fill you in on a little Crooked I history, really quick. Back in the late '90s, Crook's album with 19th Street/Virgin Records was never released. Then in the 2000s, two projects for Death Row Records were recorded, Untouchable and Say Hi To The Bad Guy, those were also never released. Dun Dun Dunnnnn. While the Long Beach spitter has released a ton of freebies and mixtapes throughout the years and has recorded and released albums with Slaughterhouse, Apex Predator is still his first album and "truly independent." Read more

Tech N9ne feat. Danny Brown – "Thizzles" | New Music

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Tech N9ne and Danny Brown come together to provide more molly-inspired, deviant rap in new track, "Thizzles."

Listen below as N9ne drops more double time rhymes littered with drug inspired punchlines and dark satire whilst the Motor City hailing Brown's animated flow bounces over the Young Fyre produced cut. The topic of MDMA has already been exhausted in Hip Hop, but N9ne and Brown's tongue in cheek effort is a more satisfactory affair in comparison to other, lazily executed tracks. Read more

Tech N9ne f/ Wreckonize, Twisted Insane, Snow Tha Product - “So Dope (They Wanna)” | Music Video

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Tech N9ne and his fire-spitting friends Wreckonize, Twisted Insane and Snow Tha Product star in the dark visual for "So Dope (They Wanna)." Read more

Tech N9ne ft. Kendrick Lamar, ¡MAYDAY! & Kendall Morgan - "Fragile" | New Music

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Tech N9ne is in good company on his single, "Fragile," featuring West Coast star Kendrick Lamar, Strange Music label-mate ¡MAYDAY! and Nashville singer Kendall Morgan.

"Fragile" was one of the most anticipated tracks on Tech's upcoming album, Something Else, and definitely lived up to its hype. Produced by ¡MAYDAY! with Ralfy “FAFA” Valencia and Danny “Keys” Perez, Kendrick and Tech hulk up the track with two lyrically-strong verses.

Tech's upcoming 13th studio album, Something Else, will include guest appearances from B.o.B, Big K.R.I.T., Cee Lo Green, The Doors, Game, Kendrick Lamar, Serj Tankian, T-Pain, Trae tha Truth and Wiz Khalifa. Look for it July 30 or pre-order the album now on iTunes.

Crooked I's debut album Apex Predator finally set for release | Tracklist


It’s been a long time coming and, after 15 eventful years, the end of this month will finally see Crooked I release his debut LP, Apex Predator. Read more

Tech N9ne f/ T-Pain - "B.I.T.C.H." | New Music


Translated on this particular record, "B.I.T.C.H." is an acronym for Breaking In To Coloured Houses. Discussing crossing boundaries and comfort zones, Tech N9ne teams up with T-Pain to go in on this particular joint. Read more

Tech N9ne on indie success: "Majors would have to offer a lot for our blood, sweat and tears"

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Independence is something highly celebrated by many in the music industry today. While independent labels have been around for years and years, it wasn’t until the decline in music sales that indie labels then became the best way to get your music heard.

In hip-hop, labels such as Amalgam Digital and Koch, now known as E1 Entertainment, are two of the biggest names in the indie market, and then there was of course Rawkus Records once upon a time, who introduced the world to acts such as Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, and a certain white boy by the name of Eminem.

There’s one label name missing though; and while they might not be a household name quite yet they are in fact one of the most successful indie labels on the planet; Strange Music.

With partner Travis O’Guin, Kansas City rhymer Tech N9ne started Strange Music in 1999. Since its launch the label has had big successes in the form of multiple album releases, sold out tours, and one of the biggest selections of music merchandise any label has to offer.

Taking time out from his busy European tour schedule, Tech N9ne sat down with Soul Culture at his first ever UK show to discuss independent sales, Kendrick Lamar, and battling with his dark side. Read more

Kutt Calhoun f/ Tech N9ne - "I Been Dope" | Music Video


Mixing Cali swag with old school tales, Kutt Calhoun's new single 'I Been Dope', which features his label boss Tech N9ne, gets some air time with a new accompanying video.Read more

Metta World f/ Tech N9ne - "Point Of No Return" | New Music

Metta - Point Of No Return

Taking his rap career very seriously these days, Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, continues to play for the Los Angeles Lakers whilst dropping new record "Point Of No Return" with quick spitter Tech N9ne. Read more

Krizz Kaliko f/ Oobergeek - "Gumbo" | Music Video

It should come as no surprise that Tech N9ne associate and Missouri native Krizz Kaliko's latest single, "Gumbo," is filled with precise and technically advanced verses. Proving his versatility on the humorously food-centric single, he delivers charismatic verses and a soulful chorus alongside Oobergeek's rapid fire guest verse sprinkled with edible references and metaphors. Read more

Machine Gun Kelly - Lace Up | Album Review

An unlikely hero amongst the people, Machine Gun Kelly is the Cleveland City representer who went from sleeping on couches down on his luck to inspiring a generation of youths with his reality check rhymes and tales of hope. Signed to Diddy’s Bad Boy label, MGK is one of the premiering artists who are a part of Diddy’s Bad Boy reinvention. His rapid fire flow and emotionally driven lyrical content combine to create a well rounded individual who could well become an underground icon over time if he manages to keep his huge following in tact. Read more

Tech N9ne's 'Boiling Point: K.O.D. Collection' EP set for October release

Mr. King of the Independents himself, Tech N9ne, is hard at work yet again on a new EP titled Boiling Point. Read more

Tech N9ne - "Don't Tweet This" | Music Video

With many rappers falling foul of getting snapped doing something they shouldn't in this social network driven generation we currently live in, Kansas City emcee Tech N9ne gives us a sneak peak at what would happen if all phones were handed in at the door of one of his parties. Read more