TechN9ne (Aaron Dontez Yates) first became fascinated with rap in 1985. In the intervening years, Tech N9ne has had a love-hate relationship with the music business. He's recorded with such legends as 2Pac, Eminem and Roger Troutman among others, all of whom have been impressed by his dazzling lyrical skills and supreme storytelling abilities. His work has also been featured on the critically acclaimed soundtracks for 'Gang Related' and 'Thicker Than Water.' He's touring in summer 2011 in support of his latest album 'All ^6's and 7's.'