One of the hottest MC battle rappers right now Tech 9 (not to be confused with the rapper Techn9ne) has passed away.
Tech 9 was a battle rapper who had been powerful in his community for over 10 years. Though he never branched over to mainstream, radio rap music, he was well respected by many famous artists. Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco and others issued statements of mourning and respect to the notable lyricist on Twitter Monday.
No cause of death has been confirmed by the battle rapper’s camp, though Buttah From-Da Block revealed there were no outward signs of harm on the rapper’s body, he told XXL. He also explained close friends were praying Tech 9’s death was of natural causes. Tech 9 was 32 at the time of his death. (Source: http://www.newsweek.com)
Our condolences to his family for the tragic loss, battle rap fans will surely miss him.
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