Tech N9ne Talks Rock Music, Gangs & Kendrick Lamar With Juan Epstein
Tech N9ne spends 80 minutes with Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds chatting about the nuances of rock music, gang life, the Strange Music empire and the role he played in introducing Dr. Dre to Kendrick Lamar. Tech talks about repping Kansas City and throws a shout to Janelle Monáe. He breaks down the impetus for the song “Fragile” featuring Kendrick Lamar and talks about his recent Grammy performance with Imagine Dragons. He goes deeper into Kendrick Lamar trivia, discussing his early days as a hypeman for Jay Rock; the super hard TDE MC, who is also signed to Strange Music. Tech breaks down the Strange Music roster – a massive lineup that recently expanded with the addition of MURS. The show – which is already pretty interesting – gets even more compelling with the addition of comedian Lavell Crawford. Check the track below to listen to the full discussion from Tech N9ne and Juan Ep. Stay tuned for more.