(AllHipHop News) Tech N9ne is one of the most respected rappers in the game. That is proven by the fact the indie artist can secure features from some of the top stars of the culture like Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, T.I., and Busta Rhymes.
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Despite his proven musical track record, Tech is not surprised some top-selling acts have not reached out to him to work together. The co-founder of Strange Music sat down with Montreality, and he discussed not getting calls from Roc Nation representatives Jay Z and Rihanna.
"Look at me though. Jay Z, if he sees this [picture of me] - I mean what is he going to say? He's going to say, 'That's Tech N9ne? That ain't the guy I remember back when we went on tour. He's worse now,'" stated Tech. "What is Jay Z going to do with that? So it has to be music driven."
He added, "Rihanna looks at that, [and she'll say,] 'Uh, what the f*ck is that, dude?'" Then they hear my music, and it's like, 'Oh, that's that guy. This n*gga looks like he's about to say, 'Hail Satan, see you in hell.'"
Tech went on to explain the photograph of him with what may be mistaken as a satanic symbol on his head actually stands for "worldly angel." The creator of Strangeulation Vol. II insists his talent speaks for itself and he is never changing his image.
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Watch Tech N9ne's interview below.