9. Tech N9ne
Change: Unranked Last Month
Overall Points: 12th
Overall Rank: Tied for 17th
There are going to be people who are surprised to see Tech N9ne's name on these Rankings again, and then there are going to be people who know exactly why the Strange Music founder deserves his spot here.
Tech N9ne is the most powerful independent rapper in the world, which at times makes him more powerful than even mainstream rappers—times like now. In addition to his blistering touring schedule, Tech's releasing an onslaught of new music in preparation for his upcoming Strangeulation Vol. II album, which will focus heavily on his collaborative work. Ready or not, the Strange family is about to take over the game once again