TECH N9NE Goes Back To “The Birth” On New Single Ahead Of 26th Solo Album



Watch Video For “The Birth” HERE

June 28, 2024 (Los Angeles, CA) – Kicking off what promises to be a prolific season, chart-topping multiplatinum hip-hop legend and the most successful independent rapper of all-time Tech N9ne serves up a powerful and personal new solo single entitled “The Birth” out today via Strange Music
Listen HERE and watch the music video HERE.

Tech N9ne - The Birth | Official Music Video

Getting introspective, Tech takes a trip down memory lane. An airy keyboard loop encircles the beat as he reflects on growing up and the power of music in his life. He speaks candidly on his mother’s health struggles and recognizes how records changed everything for him, “I escaped all the fear and anxiety when I listened to Roger Troutman, George Clinton, more attention on the rap.” 

On the hook, he promises, “I’m’a take you home for the B I R T H. In the accompanying visual, he spits these bars from the heart to the camera in front of his childhood home intercut with reenactments of formative events and totems of his upbringing, including a Michael Myers mask, clown mask, and red nose.

“The Birth” sets the stage for his next solo LP and 26th full-length coming later this year.

Like the multi-headed musical hydra he is, Tech continues to flex his elite lyricism in multiple lanes all at once. He’s in the middle of his latest “Tech N9ne Collabos” season, gearing up to drop the new Collabos full-length COSM (CLASS OF STRANGE MUSIC) on July 12. Pre-order HERE.

Tech N9ne
(Photo Credit: Darryl Woods)

Tech continues to break boundaries without compromise. Heavy-metal trailblazers Falling In Reverse tapped him and Alex Terrible of Slaughter To Prevail for the explosive “Ronald.” Beyond stacking up 12 million-plus Spotify streams, Tech turned up on stage during Falling In Reverse’s headlining set at Welcome To Rockville in Jacksonville, FL in front of over 55,000 fans for the single’s live debut. He left the stage in flames by delivering his standout verse with vicious vitality. Relive the moment HERE.

The song also crashed the Top 10 of both the Billboard Top 10 Alternative Songs Chart and Top Hot Rock Songs Chart in addition to capturing #2 on the Hard Rock Streaming Songs Chart. Not to mention, Revolver applauded “the diverse talent of rap rocker Tech N9ne, and New Noise Magazine spoke to him in-depth at Welcome To Rockville, going on to praise, “His legendary presence with his rap rock metal mix and multifaceted style captivates his fans and colleagues everywhere he goes.” 

Next up, Tech will hit the road with Falling In Reverse on The Popular Monstour II, rolling through arenas and amphitheaters coast-to-coast this summer. 

Check out the full confirmed itinerary below.

Breaking ground once more, Tech recently joined forces with the Kansas City Symphony for a very special first-of-its-kind performance. The show sold out in advance, and he spoke at-length about what to expect in various interviews.

IN KANSAS CITY profiled him and noted, Nobody in the audience knew the cute 4th grader from Wayne Minor projects who was slaying the talent show with his moonwalk would become an internationally famous rapper and head up his own record label. But they knew Aaron Dontez Yates had it, that special combination of innate talent, drive, and charisma that can’t be taught.” 

Moreover, KC Studio applauded how, Tech N9ne maintains a deep affinity for his hometown and its musical ecosystem.

In March, Tech delivered the collabos anthem “You Know Where You Can Go.” It has already piled up nearly 400K Spotify streams as well as 143K YouTube views on the music videoSway’s Universe raved, “In the world of hip-hop, few names resonate as powerfully as Tech N9ne. The icon has once again set the bar high with his latest collaboration single, ‘You Know Where You Can Go’. It notched plugs from The Hype MagazineV13, and more. 

It landed in the wake of the collabos track “Roll Call” with Rittz and featuring King Iso, Joey Cool, JL, Lex Bratcher, and X-Raided. The latter has already stacked up almost 1.8MM YouTube views on the music video. In addition to plugs from Rock The BellsGhost Cult MagazineThe Hype Magazine, and more, his hometown television station KCTV5 hailed it as “explosive.  

Watch the “Roll Call” music video HERE.

“Roll Call” notably stood out as the first collabos release in seven years since the eighth album in the series, Strange Reign, dropped in 2017. It remains a Strange Music institution with Tech uniting the finest MCs in his ecosystem to do what they do best. Most importantly, it hints at a whole lot more to come soon. 
Stay tuned for more from Tech N9ne soon.

One of the most insane, influential, and impactful legacies in hip-hop belongs to Tech N9ne. He has consistently accomplished the impossible from outside of the system. He’s bucked every trend, overturned all expectations, and not only built a culture, but a whole damn world with Strange Music. The craziest thing is how far he’s come since co-founding Strange Music back in 2000.

The Kansas City, MO rapper has gone from packed Midwest underground shows to the annual Forbes “Cash Kings” list multiple times, the cover of XXL, the playlists of Sir Elton John and Dwayne Johnson, and national commercials for the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. Beyond tallying billions of streams and views, he has scored four platinum singles, three gold singles, and a gold album. He has notched 23 entries on the Billboard Top albums Chart and remains the record holder for “most Top 10 albums on the rap chart.” Not to mention, he cracked the Top 5 of the Billboard Top 200 four times.

His collaborators have ranged from Eminem, The Doors, Lil Wayne, Tupac, Boyz II Men, T.I., MGK, Flatbush Zombies, and Gary Clark, Jr. to Slipknot, System of a Down, Deftones, and Logic. Mainstream went Tech when he ignited ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel LIVE! Meanwhile, Complex mused upon “How Kendrick Lamar Became a Star With Help From Tech N9ne. He has sold out hundreds of shows as part of a relentless schedule. Not to mention, he introduced his own craft beer Bou Lou—in partnership with Kansas City’s own Boulevard Brewery.

The Popular Monstour II with Falling In Reverse: 

  • 8/18/24 Nampa, ID @ Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater
  • 8/21/24 Airway Heights, WA @ Northern Quest Amphitheater
  • 8/22/24 Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheater
  • 8/23/24 Ridgefield, WA @ RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater
  • 8/25/24 West Valley City, UT @ Utah First Credit Union Amphitheater
  • 8/27/24 Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
  • 8/29/24 Irving, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
  • 8/30/24 The Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
  • 9/1/24 Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheater
  • 9/2/24 Charlotte, NC @ Skyla Credit Union Amphitheater
  • 9/4/24 Raleigh, NC @ The Red Hat Amphitheater
  • 9/6/24 Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
  • 9/7/24 Scranton, PA @ The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
  • 9/9/24 Boston, MA 02210 Leader Bank Pavilion
  • 9/10/24 Corfu, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
  • 9/12/24 Burgettstown, PA @ The Pavilion at Star Lake
  • 9/13/24 Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
  • 9/15/24 Sterling Heights, MI @ Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill
  • 9/16/24 Indianapolis, IN @ Everwise Amphitheater at White River State Park
  • 9/17/24 Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
  • 9/20/24 Franklin, TN @ FirstBank Amphitheater
  • 9/21/24 Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
  • 9/23/24 Denver, CO @ The Junkyard
  • 9/25/24 Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Amphitheatre
  • 9/26/24 Inglewood, CA @ Kia Forum


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