Tech N9ne Reemerges On Independent Rap Scene With New Album


awaiting a new album from rapper TechN9ne can rest easy. The Kansas City lyricist

has officially returned to the independent rap scene with the release of Everready,

his first studio album in four years.Among

the tracks featured on the disc, which is currently in stores, are "Jellysickle"

and "Bout Ta' Bubble," two popular selections on TechN9ne's MySpace

page. The

Rick Rock-produced "Jellysickle" features E-40 and has appeared on several

mixtapes while generating more than 1 million listens on MySpace."Bout

Ta' Bubble," the lead single from Everready, follows "Jellysickle"

with more than 500,000 plays in one month. Another

highlight off the album is "The Rain," which offers an intimate look

into a rapper's life on the road away from his family.Everready

is the follow up to 2001's Anghellic and 2002's Absolute Power.

The double disc album features cameos from E-40 and Brotha Lynch Hung, as well

as production from Rock and the Legendary Traxter."This

is Anghellic, Absolute Power combined," Tech N9ne said of the

album's content. "It has the personal stuff Anghellic had or the party

stuff that Absolute Power had. I think this is my best work."Everready

is the first release to emerge from a recent venture between Tech N9ne's Strange

Music company and Fontana, a Universal Music Group subsidiary. The

lyricist, who has sold more than 500,000 units independently, co-owns the company

with music executive Travis O'Guin.Tech

N9ne is currently on tour with DMX and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony on select dates while

headlining other stops. For tour dates, visit