Tech N9ne Donates Bras to Domestic Violence Shelter
Tech N9ne donated bras collected on tour to Hope House, a local shelter in Kansas City for abused women. He posted a picture on Instagram of himself at Strangeland Studios with the Ladies of Hope House Lees Summit. In the caption of the photo, Tech describes how close to home domestic violence was for him growing up.
"I told them how I was one of those kids that had to witness my mom getting beat by an old boyfriend back when I was in 3rd and 4th grade and how we were always running to a relatives house to get away from him," he wrote. "I told them how at one point we had to run all the way over to KCK and stayed in a house right on Quindaro for a while cause he beat her really bad that time so I had to do a bit of fourth grade over there in KCK at an elementary school called Benjamin Banneker. That was news for even the news team filming! They had no idea that I connected so well with women and children escaping life threatening abuse!"
Local NBC affiliate KSHB was present at the donation and will air the interview next week. We spoke to Tech to discuss how did this donation come together. "It's beautiful that what started out as a fun party song with 'Areola' at my shows and thousands of beautiful women throwing their bras on stage turned into us donating all of them to the Hope House for a bigger purpose," he said. "No woman deserves to be abused, I'm glad we could help make a difference"
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