Two pillars of cult-followed independent Hip Hop are crossing paths. It was announced this morning that Sacramento Hip Hop veteran Brotha Lynch Hung [click to read] is signing to Kansas City seven-figure sales titan, Tech N9ne‘s [click to read] Strange Music.
The signing reportedly happened through Strange Music VP Dave Weiner, the same man who united Master P with Priority Records in the early ’90s. “There’s an incredible synergy,” stated Weiner. “Every Tech fan knows that verse [“My World”] and is wondering what’s going on with Lynch.”
Brotha Lynch Hung found success in the early ’90s with the controversial Black Market imprint. Distributed through Priority Records, the rapper has often been described as “horror-core,” due to his frequent references to murder, cannibalism, and violence. Rappers including Snoop Dogg and Tech N9ne have all cited Lynch as major influences.
He is at work on Dinner And A Movie, his next album. Recently, Strange Music released Tech N9ne‘s Sickology 101: The Study Of Being Sick [click to read], which debuted in the Top 20 of Soundscan.