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Who is Hi-Tek?


Who is Hi-Tek?

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Question: Who is Hi-Tek?

Hi-Tek is a renowned hip-hop producer / emcee, who has laced hits for the likes of Talib Kweli, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, and The Game.


Tony Cottrell in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Hi-Tek's Claim to Fame:

'Tek was the soul sonic force behind five tracks on the 1998 Rawkus Records masterpiece Mos Def and Talib Kweli are Black Star. He later produced and rapped on Train of Thought as one half of Reflection Eternal with like-minded hip-hop head Talib Kweli. However, it was 2001's Hi-Teknology LP that solidified Tek's place in the upper echelon of hip-hop beatsmithing.

Notable Songs Produced by Hi-Tek:

  • "Ryder Music," 50 Cent (The Massacre) | Listen
  • "The Blast," Reflection Eternal (Train of Thought) | Listen
  • "I Believe in You," Snoop Dogg (Paid Tha Cost to be the Boss) | Listen
  • "Runnin'," The Game ft. Tony Yayo (The Documentary) | Listen

Hi-Tek's Discography

  • 2000 - Train of Thought (As Reflection Eternal)
  • 2001 - Hi-Teknology
  • 2006 - Hi-Teknology 2
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