Tech N9ne: ‘I Don’t Believe In Writer’s Block. Life Inspires Me’ [Interview]

May 29 2012

Tech N9ne On His Music And Career

Since his days of listening to the likes of LL Cool J and Public Enemy, Tech N9ne knew that to succeed in music, he had to be different. Decades later, the face-painted emcee known for his rapid-fire delivery is enjoying the rewards of staying true to himself.

With his Hostile Takeover 2012 Tour aimed at Madison, WI later this month, Tech N9ne spoke with for an exclusive interview regarding his long career in hip hop.

From growing up with family and music to his days of being labeled a “devil worshiper”, Tech explained how his earliest experiences shaped him to be the unique emcee he is today.

On the subject of writing, Tech discussed his inspiration for “The Noose”:

“‘Some soldiers didn’t have arms…from being blown off, and it was like, ‘Wow, they’re over there fighting for us to be here doing this,’ said the rapper. ‘That’s why I don’t believe in writer’s block. Life inspires me. If you just interact with people they’ll give it to you every time'”
With his campaign for hip hop president still in full swing, Tech N9ne pushes on with the Hostile Takeover 2012 Tour and continues to keep it strange, no matter what anyone may have to say.

Click here to read the full interview.

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