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Immortal Technique

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Born Felipe Coronel in a military hospital in Lima, Peru, in 1978, Immortal Technique moved to Harlem with his parents when he was two years old. At age nine he started rapping, though he didn't start to take it more seriously until he was in high school. Despite the fact he was in and out of trouble throughout his teenage years, Tech was accepted at Penn State University, but before he could get through much of college, he was arrested and eventually ended up spending a year in prison. It was there that he began to study the lives and teachings of black and Latino revolutionaries like Che Guevara and Malcolm X, as well as to devote himself to writing songs. Out in 1999, on parole, he moved back to New York, where he spent his days working various jobs and his nights battling other rappers, a forum that allowed him the opportunity to show off his aggressive, vituperative style. Concerned that he was being pigeonholed as a one-trick pony, Tech set about writing complete tracks, finding beats to accompany them, and eventually releasing his debut, Revolutionary, Vol. 1, in 2001 (an album that was later re-released by his own company, Viper Records, in 2004 and Babygrande in 2005). The record, plus his indefatigable work ethic, earned him local recognition and a spot as The Source's "unsigned hype" in November 2002, and the following year he issued his second album, Revolutionary, Vol. 2. Although he promised his third release would see the light of day in 2005, it wasn't until the summer of 2007 that -- besides a few singles and mixtapes -- fans got any new material from Immortal Technique, coming in the form of the full-length The Middle Passage. ~ Marisa Brown
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  2.   Industrial Revolution
  3.   Dance With the Devil
  4.   The Point of Now Return
  5.   Creation & Destruction
  6.   Peruvian Cocaine
  7.   You Never Know
  8.   Internally Bleeding
  9.   Freedom of Speech
  10.   Harlem Streets
  11.   Caught in the Hustle
  12.   Rich Man's World
  13.   Conquerors
  14.   Goonies Never Die featuring Diabolic
  15.   Rich Mans World (1%)
  16.   Bin Laden
  17.   Civil War featuring Brother Ali
  18.   Adios Uncle Tom
  19.   Obnoxious
  20.   Ultimas Palabras
  21.   The Martyr
  22.   The 4th Branch
  23.   Leaving the Past
  24.   Lick Shots
  25.   Peruvian Cocaine RMX
  26.   Angels Demons by Dead Prez
  27.   Payback
  28.   The Cause of Death
  29.   Change Gon Come
  30.   Sign of the Times
  31.   Mark of the Beast featuring Akir
  32.   Eyes in the Sky
  33.   The Prophecy
  34.   No Me Importa
  35.   One
  36.   Beatdown of Your Life
  37.   Bin Laden Feat. MosDef (Street)
  38.   Bin Laden Remix (Street)
  39.   Watchout
  40.   Mistakes
  41.   The 3rd World
  42.   Speak Your Mind
  43.   Crossing the Boundary
  44.   Bin Laden RMX
  45.   Toast to the Dead
  46.   Stronghold Grip
  47.   Hollywood Drive By
  48.   Crimes of the Heart
  49.   The Illest
  50.   No Mercy
  51.   Understand Why
  52.   The Poverty of Philosophy
  53.   Positive Balance
  54.   Truth's Razors
  55.   The Message & the Money
  56.   Razorblade Deathsticks
  57.   Nuclear Medicine Man
  58.   Impeach the President
  59.   Black Vikings by Styles P
  60.   Natural Beauty by Mela Machinko
  61.   Burn This
  62.   New Jack Hustler
  63.   Payback featuring Diabolic
  64.   Reverse Pimpology by Mojo
  65.   The War Vs. Us All By. Mumia Abu Jamal
  66.   Rebel Arms
  67.   Reverse Pimpology
  68.   Golpe de Estado
  69.   Open Your Eyes
  70.   Apocrypha (Interlude)
  71.   Harlem Renaissance
  72.   Death March
  73.   Beef & Broccoli
  74.   Dominant Species
  75.   Homeland and Hip Hop
  76.   Revolutionary
  77.   Intro
  78.   Stand Still
  79.   Parole
  80.   That's What It Is
  81.   Spend Some Time
  82.   The Getaway
  83.   Young Lords featuring Joell Ortiz
  84.   Running Nowhere (Interlude)
  85.   Top of the Food Chain
  86.   Sierra Maestra
  87.   The Rebel
  88.   The War-Vs-Us All
  89.   The Point of No Return
  90.   Apocalypse featuring Akir
  91.   Cross the Boundary
  92.   Top of the Food Chain Rmx by Poison Pen
  93.   The Illest
  94.   Death March Intro