Tech N9ne

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Full Name Tech N9ne
Age 48 Years Old
Nick Name Tech N9ne
Gender Male
Famous As Rapper
Birth Date November 08, 1971
Birth Place Kansas City, Missouri
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Aaron Dontez Yates famed as Tech N9ne is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, as well as an entrepreneur. His stage name Tech N9ne was given to him by rapper Black Walt due to his fast-rhyming Chopper style and was originated from the TEC-9 semi-automatic handgun. He later added deep meaning to his name, claiming that it stands for the complete technique of rhyme with "tech" and "nine" representing the number of completion. He has sold over two million albums. His music is featured in numerous films, television, and video games. He won the Left Field Woodie award at the mtvU Woodie Awards in 2009. Tech N9ne is a very talented and successful rapper. 

Battle rapper Tech 9’s death reportedly ruled a suicide

The rapper died earlier this year. The death of Battle rapper Tech9 has been ruled a suicide. The news of the rapper’s passing on March 24 was first shared by battle rapper Buttah From The Block, who announced the news of his friend’s death in a post on Facebook after speaking to the Tech 9’s father. 

How Tech N9ne died?

Tech 9 died in late March after overdosing on diphenhydramine, an antihistamine found in medicine like Benadryl. The outlet reports that Tech 9 was pronounced dead on March 24 at a hospital outside of Philadelphia.

What is the age of Tech N9ne?

Tech N9ne celebrated his 47th birthday on 8th November as of 2018. In April, it was revealed that the rapper was facing charges for alleged child porn and sexual assault offenses at the time of his death. The rapper was arrested on January 5 in Philadelphia and charged with possession of child pornography, indecent assault, indecent exposure and corruption of minors. Official documents showed that he was due to be arraigned in Philadelphia’s Common Pleas Court on March 25. The criminal docket against Mickens featured charges including sexual offenses relating to unlawful contact with minors, corruption of minors, indecent assault of a minor, harassment, indecent exposure, child pornography and more. 

What ethnicity is Tech n9ne?

On 8th November 1971, Tech N9ne was born as Aaron Dontez Yates. He was born to a father, Carlton Cook and a mother, Maude Sue Yates-Kalifah in Kansas City, Missouri in the United States. He holds American nationality and his ethnicity is Black. His zodiac sign is Scorpio and his religion is Christian. He has a sister named Basimah Khalifah. His mother suffered from epilepsy and lupus when he was a child. It emotionally affected him and inspired him to "search for God". He used to explore abandoned buildings with his best friend hoping to catch a "ghost" and film it. As per his education, he attended Southwest High School in Kansas City. 

Who is Tech N9ne dating?

Moving towards the personal life of Tech N9ne, he is a married person. Previously, he was married to Lecoya LeJeune. The two tied a knot to each other in the year 1995. After 10 years, the couple got separated in 2005. He filed for divorce in 2015 and their divorce was finalized in 2017. They were already separated for 12 years before their divorce was finalized. He has a daughter named Reign with his ex-wife. He also has two children, Alyia, a daughter, and Dontez Yates, a son from another relationship. The identity of their mother is not revealed yet. More information about his affairs will be added soon. 

How tall is Tech N9ne?

Tech N9ne is a very handsome rapper with an attractive personality. He stands at a height of 1.7 m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a body weight of 159 lbs or 72 kg. He has a chest size of 43 inches, biceps size of 14 inches, and a waist size of 34 inches. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black. His other body details will be added soon. 

How much is Tech N9ne's Worth?

As of 2019, the net worth of this famous rapper is estimated at $16 million. His major source of income is from his music career. He has earned most of his fortune working in the music industry. He has endorsed several brands. He teamed with Boulevard Brewing Company to create a new beer named Bou Lou in May 2018. The beer was named Bou Lou in a reference to his song "Caribou Lou". He has appeared in a TV ad for F.T.I. He narrated a Super Bowl commercial for Sporting KC in 2016. He is satisfied with his earnings. 

How was the career of Tech N9ne?

  • Moving towards the career life of Tech N9ne, he was a member of the group, Black Mafia which was formed in the year 1991. 
  • He then joined the group 57th Street Rogue Dog Villians. Their single, "Let's Get Fucked Up" earned the group success. 
  • After that, he signed with Perspective Records in the year 1993. 
  • He was a member of the group Nnutthowze. 
  • The label released them and their group disbanded. 
  • He then signed with Qwest Records but moved to JCOR Records.
  • After that, he joined the group The Regime in the year 1997. 
  • He was also featured on the soundtrack form the film Gang Related in the year 1998. 
  • He was one of the several artists featured on the song "The Anthem" in the year 1999. 
  • He partnered with Travis O'Guin to find a record label, Strange Music in the year 1999.
  • He released his debut album, The Calm Before the Storm in the year 1999.
  • In the year 2000, he released his second studio album, The Worst.
  • After a year, he released his studio album, Angelic on JCOR Records.
  • He then released Absolute Power in a joint venture between Strange Music and M.S.C. Music & Entertainment. 
  • In 2006, he released the album, Everready (The Religion).
  • He released 12 studio albums till date. 
  • His other albums are Killer (2008), K.O.D (2009), All 6's and 7's (2011), Something Else (2013), Special Effects (2015), The Storm (2016), and Planet (2018).
  • He has released 8 Collabos series studio albums. 
  • They are Misery Loves Kompany (2007), Sickology 101 (2009), The Gates Mixed Plate (2010), Welcome to Strangeland (2011), Strangeulation (2014), Strangeulation Vol. II (2015), Dominion (2017), and Strange Reign (2017). 
  • He has released several EPs, The Lost Scripts of K.O.D. (2010), Seepage (2010), E.B.A.H (2012), Boiling Point (2012). 
  • He released his first mixtape Bad Season in December 2010. 
  • He was featured on the song "Interlude", Lil Wayne's song from his ninth studio album The Carter IV.
  • Machine Gun Kelly featured Tech N9ne on his first studio album's single "Edge of Destruction".
  • He announced "Independent Grind" tour in January 2014. The tour included Freddie Gibbs, Krizz Kaliko, and Jarren Benton. 
  • He went on a Special Effects tour beginning in early April 2015. 
  • Murs, Chris Webby, Krizz Kaliko, Zuse, and King 810 joined the tour. 
  • He earned his first platinum record in 18 years in June 2017 for Caribou Lou.
  • About his film career, his songs are featured in several films including, Born 2 Race, Gang Related, Alpha Dog, Our Heroes: The 25 Best Black Sports Movies (Ever), and The Life of Lucky Cucumber. 
  • His song "Let's Go" was used in an online promotional short film for AXE body spray in 2009.
  • He has appeared as an actor in the films, Vengeance, and Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D.
  • He starred in the musical "Alleluia: The Devil's Carnival" in the year 2015. 
  • He released "Shine" for the Jaco Pastorius documentary, Jaco in the year 2015. 
  • His songs are featured in the video games, Madden NFL 2006, The Crew, EA Sports MMA, 25 To Life, WWE 2K18, EA Sports UFC 3, and Midnight Club: Los Angeles. 
  • He and label mate Krizz Kaliko appeared in a promotional video for the Fight Night Round 4 video game in 2009.
  • His music was featured on the television shows including Dark Angel, I'm From Rolling Stone, My Super Sweet 16, The Hills, Spike Guys' Choice Awards, and Warren The Ape. 
  • His song "Earthquake" was featured on an episode of MTV's America's Best Dance Crew in 2008. 
  • His song "Riot Maker" was used as the official theme song for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's 2010 Hardcore Justice pay-per-view.
  • On 2nd March 2018, he released Planet, making this his 20th studio album. 
  • Yates was featured in two songs from the album Forever M.C. which came out on 30th March  2018.

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