|Birth name||Aaron Dontez Yates|
|Born||November 8, 1971|
|Origin||Kansas City, Missouri, United States|
|Years active||1989 – present|
|Associated acts|| The Regime|
Aaron Dontez Yates (born November 9, 1969 in Kansas City, Missouri) better known by his stage name Tech N9ne is an American rapper. His musical career has spanned 24 years, during which he has performed sold out shows from Los Angeles to New York City. He is also the best selling rapper out of his hometown of Kansas City, MO.
When asked if he was a Juggalo, Yates stated that "Juggalos and Juggalettes are my family, because they love beautiful music. Kottonmouth Kings and Queens are my family. Tech9nicians are my family. [...] I consider myself down with the Juggalos enough to represent the Juggalos."
- ↑ "Is Tech N9ne a Juggalo? - Tech N9ne Interview (Snippet)". YouTube. Retrieved on 2009-06-01.