Aaron Dontez Yates Quotes

Aaron Dontez Yates (born November 8, 1971), better known as Tech N9ne (pronounced "Tech Nine"), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. In 1999, he and business partner Travis O'Guin founded the record label Strange Music. He has sold over two million albums and has had his music featured in film, television, and video games. In 2009, he won the Left Field Woodie award at the mtvU Woodie Awards

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Aaron Dontez Yates


Cause I bring the heater. Love me cause I'm your leader.

Aaron Dontez Yates


My wife loves me but she don't like me. I'm still in the trenches every day. I'm still buildin' my name, and it's growin' rapidly, but not fast enough to where I can relax at home with my kids and my wife. I'm always on the road, 3 months at a time, 6 months at a time.

Aaron Dontez Yates


The object is to make beautiful music for people to have forever. Music that stays - not just becomes a ringtone. Longevity.

Aaron Dontez Yates


Tech N9ne is worldwide, man, it's the biggest thing ever to me and if it happens to blow as big as I expect, I won't be able to go anywhere. That's what I'm prepared to do, because my goal is to get my music to the world.

Aaron Dontez Yates


When you do music, you have no control who comes to your shows.

Aaron Dontez Yates


It's not that I'm afraid of death, but afraid of the thought of my people laid to rest; They saying there is 6 million ways of death but not even one way to fade the stress.

Aaron Dontez Yates


I will never slide, never fall, never fail.

Aaron Dontez Yates


I'm the ruler in my kingdom and my dark seat is hot. Step into my world and your heartbeat stop!

Aaron Dontez Yates


I'm independent. I use my own money. For everything.

Aaron Dontez Yates


I just want to thank Wayne for even mentioning me. I've been following his career since he started, just watching him evolve. He was always clever with the rhymes. My own quest was always to get my music out to everybody in the world and working with Wayne is truly a way to get it out there.

Aaron Dontez Yates


When it came to music growing up, it wasn't just gospel and R&B.; My uncle brought rock 'n' roll to me when I was younger, and I loved it. I was open to all music.

Aaron Dontez Yates