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Aaron Dontez Yates, professionally known as Tech N9ne is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur who is better known for his speed rap abilities called Chopper style. It was rapper ‘Black Walt’ who gave the name Tech N9ne to him due to due to his fast-rhyming Chopper style.
Tech N9ne was originated from the TEC-9 semi-automatic handgun. His music is featured in numerous films, television, and video games and has sold over two million albums till now. In 2009, he won the Left Field Woodie award at the MTV U Woodie Awards.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 8 November 1971, Tech N9ne turns 49 years old in the year 2020. He is towering tall with the height of 170 in centimeters and 5’7” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 72 kilograms and 159 lbs in pounds.
He seems younger with his dark brown eyes and black hair. His body measures 43 inches chest, 34 inches waist and 34 inches hips and biceps size is 14 inches approximately.
He has earned most of his fortune working in the music industry, films, and television. His net worth is estimated at $16 million and his major source of income is music.
Education / Family
Tech was born and raised up in Kansas City, Missouri, USA and belongs to black ethnicity. He is born to his father Carlton Cook and his mother Maude Sue Yates-Kalifah. He also has a lovely and caring sister Basimah Khalifah. As per his education, he attended Southwest High School for his education.
|Birth Name||Aaron Dontez Yates|
|Birth Place||Kansas City, Missouri, USA|
|Date Of Birth||8 November 1971|
|Age||49 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 170 cm
In feet inches – 5’7”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 72 kg
In Pounds – 159 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Southwest High School|
|Home Town||Kansas City, Missouri, USA|
|Fathers Name||Carlton Cook|
|Mothers Name||Maude Sue Yates-Kalifah|
Career / Fashion And Style
As per his career, in 1991, he was a member of the group, Black Mafia. After that, he joined the group 57th Street Rogue Dog Villians and they’re single, “Let’s Get Fucked Up” earned the group success. In 1993, he signed with Perspective Records and was a member of the group Nnutthowze.
He moved to JCOR Records after signing with Qwest Records. In 1997, he joined the group The Regime. In 1998, he was featured on the soundtrack from the film Gang Related. In 1999, he found a record label, Strange Music with Travis O’Guin.
In 1999, he released his debut album, The Calm Before the Storm, and his second album, The Worst was released in 2000. In 2001, he released his studio album, Angelic on JCOR Records. In 2006, he released the album, Everready (The Religion). Till now, he released a total of 12 albums.
His other albums are Killer, All 6’s and 7’s, Something Else, The Storm, Planet, K.O.D, and Special Effects. He also released some EPs, The Lost Scripts of K.O.D., Boiling Point, E.B.A.H, Seepage. In 2010, he released his first mixtape Bad Season.
In January 2014, he announced the “Independent Grind” tour which included Freddie Gibbs, Krizz Kaliko, and Jarren Benton. In 2017, he earned his first platinum record for Caribou Lou in 18 years.
His songs are featured in several films including Our Heroes: The 25 Best Black Sports Movies, The Life of Lucky Cucumber, Born 2 Race, Gang Related, Alpha Dog. In 2009, his song “Let’s Go” was used in an online promotional short film for AXE body spray. He also appeared in some films such as Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D and Vengeance. In 2015, he starred in the musical “Alleluie: The Devil’s Carnival”.
His songs also featured in some video games too which include EA Sports MMA, 25 To Life, WWE 2K18, Madden NFL 2006, The Crew, EA Sports UFC 3, and Midnight Club: Los Angeles.
He also featured in some television shows including Dark Angel, I’m From Rolling Stone, Spike Guys’ Choice Awards, My Super Sweet 16, The Hills, and Warren The Ape. In 2012, he featured in 3 episodes on the MTV game show, Hip Hop Squares. In 2014, he performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! And appeared on Wild n Out as captain of the Black Team. In 2015, his song “Give It All” was used during Inside the NBA’s “Tip-Off”.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he tied the marriage knot with Lecoya LeJeune in 1995 with whom he blessed with a daughter Reign. But, in 2005, they got separated after 10 years and filed for divorce in 2015 and their divorce was finalized in 2017. He also has a son Dontez Yates and a daughter Alyia from another relationship. He is unmarried at present.
|Children||Daughter – Reign, Alyia
Son – Dontez Yates
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|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
|Favorite Color(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Tech N9ne
- His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
- His full name by birth is Aaron Dontez Yates.
- When he was a child his mother suffered from epilepsy and lupus.
- He belongs to the black ethnicity.
- In 1999, he found a record label, Strange Music.
- He sings in Hip hop, Rap rock, Hardcore rap, Chopper genres.
- He is quite popular on Instagram with over 894k followers.
- Rapper Black Walt gave him his stage name Tech N9ne due to his fast-rhyming Chopper style.
- In 2009, he won the Left Field Woodie award at the MTV Woodie Awards.