Complex TV is back with another exclusive show that explores all of the questions you wanted to know about your favorite artists. From the first album they ever bought to their favorite cuss words and go-to restaurants, find out what makes your favorite artists Complex Individuals.
In this episode of Complex Individuals Tech N9ne shares a story about the most interesting person he's met, 2Pac. Tech says he met him back in 1992 at the Jack The Rapper Convention in Atlanta. "It had to be shortly after the [Los Angeles] riots because he was in the lobby yelling, 'I'm black owned! I'm black owned!' I was like, what is he talking about?" Tech says Pac approached a scantily clad woman and continued to repeat his statement with enthusiasm. "When I put it together later on, he was talking about the places that had 'black owned' written on the buildings during the riots; nobody would touch. So he was trying to say he must have 'black owned' written across him 'cause chicks wasn't getting on him. [Laughs.]"
The veteran Kansas City rapper also reveals his favorite cuss word, and it's one that many of his peers clearly enjoy using as well. "Bitch. It just feels so good to say it," he states. "People in rap back in the day like Too $hort and stuff like that really made us want to say, 'Bitch!'" He also references Kendrick Lamar's way of saying the word, which everybody, included Complex, has noticed as well.
Tech N9ne's latest release is his EP Therapy. He's currently at work on his upcoming album Special Effects. If you enjoyed this episode, watch Freddie Gibbs' latest appearance on Complex Individuals below.