They say the cream always rises to the top.
To say that Tech N9ne’s experience with radio has been an interesting one would be an understatement. From the beginning days of Strange Music, Tech has had his share of frustrations in his attempts to get his songs on the airwaves. Failed attempts finally resulted in songs like “Industry Is Punks”, an incendiary indictment of the radio stations and their fear of airing Tech N9ne’s music.
Fast forward to 2014 and Tech N9ne is becoming a household name due to the most unlikely of songs: “Fragile” (from Something Else), another scathing indictment of the music business – this time about the critics who judge the music and artists.
How could a song so different from anything else and so critical of an industry staple become a nationwide hit? This is the story in an article published by LA Weekly written by the critic who originally spurred Tech’s anger to write the radio smash.
Read the article to find out how a concert review turned into the biggest hit of Tech N9ne’s career.
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- Did you ever think “Fragile” would take off the way it did?
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