XXL recently asked Tech N9ne what was the highest point of his career and he answered Lil Wayne hitting him up to work on Tha Carter IV. Pretty cool!
I couldn’t believe that Wayne hit me up for Tha Carter IV. And never met me. Couldn’t believe that. I’ve always been the outcast. The dude with the facepaint. Everybody thought I was a devil worshipper. The weird guy who rapped backwards. Nobody does that shit. I’ve always been the weirdo dude. When somebody of that stature—I’m independent. I use my own money, me and Travis [O’Guin, co-founder of Strange Music], you know. These motherfuckers are filthy rich. He was in jail at the time, this nigga is sitting on a lot. He can work with anybody he want to and Funkmaster Flex asked him, “Who do you want to work with?” He said, “Andre 3000 and my man Tech N9ne.” Wow.