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Immortal Technique

Felipe Andres Coronel , better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is a Peruvian American rapper and political activist. He was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Harlem, New York. Most of his lyrics focus on political issues. The views expressed in his lyrics are largely a mixture of commentary on issues such as politics, poverty, religion, social class and racism.

Immortal Technique has voiced a desire to keep control over his production, and has stated in his music that record companies, not artists themselves, profit the most from mass production and marketing of music. He claimed in an interview to have sold close to 200,000 units of his three official releases.

A few months earlier that year, Immortal Technique appeared (as himself) in a documentary film entitled This Revolution, which was recorded during the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York. The tape contains the protests surrounding the convention in the form of a documentary. It also featured Viper Records affiliates, Akir and producer SouthPaw in roles.

Related websites

Immortal Technique Essence of Revolution

Viper Records website

Immortal Technique's Twitter

Immortal Technique Forum

Immortal Technique News & Discography Site


The Interview: Immortal Technique (ThatHottnes.com)

Epic Immortal Technique Interview (CWR Radio)

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