Tech N9ne is an American artist who is popularly known as a rapper, producer, songwriter as well as an entrepreneur. He started his career in music with a group that is known as the Black Mafia. It is from this group that he developed his stage persona. Tech N9ne is a co-owner of a record label called strange music with Travis O Guin. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Tech N9ne in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Tech was born on 8 November 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri in the United States where he was given the name Aaron Dontez Yates. He has been a rapper ever since he was young. He started by rapping his name as a way of remembering all the letters correctly. Tech never had a chance to meet his father nor his mother who were suffering from epilepsy and lupus. This made his so emotional and was inspired to search God. He could explore buildings with his friend hoping to catch a ghost. He schooled at Southwest High school in Kansas City.
In 1995 Tech married Lecoya Lejuene and they got two daughters. The couple would, however, get separated in 2015, and in the same year, he filed for a divorce in 2015 which was finalized in 2017 after two years of separation. Black Walt gave him his stage name, Tech N9ne which is a short form for Tec- 9 semi-automatic handgun following his style of rhyming.
Later on, he added meaning to it, where he said that it refers to rhyming techniques. Tech career as a rapper is shaped from 1991 when he joined Black Mafia and was also an associate to 57th street Rogue Dog Villains. He was recruited to Regime in 1997.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Aaron`s started his musical career as a member of Black Mafia in 1991. This was as a result of the vast freedom that he enjoyed as he lived with his grandmother. He later joined 57th street Rogue Dog Villians after he saw the potential of the success in the group. This partnership did not last, and he joined Qwest records where he also did not stay for long and moved to JCOR Records.
In 1993 Tech with his fellow musicians, they moved to Los Angeles where they were to do their first recording with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. However, the deal did not materialize, and tech returned home. In 1993, when talking about their backfired deal in Los Angles, Tech got a new ideal and called his childhood friend by the name of Brian Dennis to form a new group. They locally performed a few shows before the group was disbanded.
Tech first releases “Strange Music” was in 1999, the second one “the calm before the storm” was released the same year, and it was followed by the third release “ Anghellic” in 2001.
In the year 2006 and 2007 Tech released “Eveready” and ”Misery Loves Kompany” respectively which were ranked top in the US. His presenting releases gained to ranks as well.
Some of his single hits include Fragile, Hood Go Crazy. He has done some collaborations with Kendall Morgan, Kendrick Lamar among many others.
He received his major award in the year 2009, and this was “Left Field Woodie Award” that he received at mtvU Woodie Awards. Besides this several of his work have been rank on top ranks in American music Charts.
Net Worth & Earnings
Tech has not received a lot of awards, but this has not stopped him from creating a place in the hearts of people. He is not only a music artist, but he has taken part in films and shows that have led to him accumulating a net worth of $18 million.
Aaron, who is popularly known as Tech N9ne has accumulated great wealth despite that he has not received a lot of awards, but his persistence has made him have a place in people’s hearts in the social entertainment industry through films and song. We hope to get new hits from him soon.