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Monterey, CA 300 Pacific Street, Monterey, California 93940
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08May
Tech N9ne
9:00 PM - 11:59 PM Catalyst Club
tech-n9ne-93
Date: May 08, 2018 to May 08, 2018
Where: Catalyst Club, 1011 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 95060
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Concerts & Music
Ticket Price: N/A
B singer, people dont think he can rap. Hes a product of his environment, Tech N9ne says. Hes not trying to act like nobody. Hes like, These people dont think I can rap. So he rapped and he killed it. I love that. Problem did what he does and he killed it to. Everyones going to love this song when they hear it.Tech N9ne descends into Clown Town with I Get It Now, the darkest portion of the album, which details the rappers longstanding struggle with not fitting into the traditional rap world, while Hold On Me features him taking a sobering look at his relationships with women. Then theres Poisoning The Well, which showcases a bluesy sound. As Tech N9ne emerges into the G. Zone section of the album, he laments that hes not as successful and acclaimed as he should be on The Needle and he imagines getting away to find peace on Anywhere with Marsha Ambrosius.Tech N9nes creative prowess shines throughout The Storm, as does the work of primary producer Michael Seven Summers. Were a great team, Tech N9ne says. We bounce ideas off each other all the time. Seven is just so diverse that he can do a song like the one I did with Jonathan Davis on here called Starting To Turn, which is super metal, and then turn around and do Get Off Me with Problem and Darrein Safron. Hes also able to do No Gun Control with Gary Clark Jr. and Krizz Kaliko and then do Buss Serves, the Too $hort remake of CussWords. If I had a word for Seven, it would be ambidextrous.For his own work, Tech N9ne has a high standard. I have to rap against Tech N9ne every time I do a record, he says. And thats hard to do. Tech N9ne has been doing just that since he emerged in the mid-1990s. Subsequently, the visionary rapper has become as one of the genres most prolific and acclaimed artists. He and business partner Travis OGuin have built Strange Music into the industry standard with robust music, touring and merchandise components. Even though Strange Music remains fiercely independent, Tech N9ne still enjoys major