Tech N9ne Prepares To Sell 'A Milli'
Although the rapper would not confirm the precise amount needed to sell of Killer to reach the one million benchmark in independent sales, Tech's effort from last year, Misery Loves Company, sold a reported 67,000 copies. Catalogue highlights include 2001's Anghelic, which was released on the now defunct Jcor Records and 2002's Absolute Power, which scanned over 250,000 units, released on the artist's own Strange Music imprint.
Killer, which includes a mock-up of Michael Jackson's Thriller cover, features appearances from Ice Cube, Scarface [click to read] and Paul Wall.
Tech N9ne has been releasing music since 1999. He began his career signed to Quincy Jones' Qwest label, working with Jones' producer son QDIII. In the years since, the independent artist has toured and recorded extensively, also serving as a member with Yukmouth and Dru Down in The Regime. The rapper's most mainstream success came from 1999's Sway & Tech single "The Anthem" alongside numerous other talents, including Eminem and RZA. The video is posted below.