|Immortal Technique Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||February 19, 1978|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Immortal Technique is a Peruvian rapper, entrepreneur, and activist who has gained popularity with his lyrics that are often inspired by controversial issues in global politics, from a radical left-wing perspective. His discography comprises of albums and tracks such as Revolutionary Vol. 1, Revolutionary Vol. 2, The 3rd World, The Martyr, Caught in a Hustle, Voices of the Voiceless (with Lowkey), Industrial Revolution, Bin Laden (with Mos Def and DJ Green Lantern), Stronghold Warriors (with Poison Pen), and The Point of No Return.
Felipe Andres Coronel
Harlem, Upper Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Immortal Technique studied at Hunter College High School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and included Chris Hayes and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Later, he got enrolled at Pennsylvania State University but was soon arrested and charged with assault-related offenses due to his involvement in an altercation between fellow students.
Afterward, he attended Baruch College in New York City for 2 semesters and studied political science.
Rapper, Entrepreneur, Activist
Hip Hop, East Coast Hip Hop, Underground Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop
Viper Records, Nature Sounds, Fontana Records, Babygrande Records
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $2.5 Million.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
83 kg or 183 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Hispanic, White, and Black)
Immortal Technique is of Peruvian (Spanish, French, and African) descent.
- Stocky frame
- Deep-set eyes
Immortal Technique Facts
- He was born in a military hospital in Lima and his family emigrated to Harlem, New York, in 1980 to escape the Peruvian Civil War.
- During their school years, Immortal Technique used to bully Lin-Manuel Miranda but the two later became friends.
- On September 18, 2001, he released his debut studio album titled Revolutionary Vol. 1 and it included songs like Beef & Broccoli, The Getaway, The Poverty of Philosophy, Creation & Destruction, No Mercy, The Prophecy, and No Me Importa.
- His 2nd studio album Revolutionary Vol. 2 was released on November 18, 2003, and it attacks the United States government, especially the Bush Administration.
- Alongside Rosario Dawson, Nathan Crooker, Amy Redford, Brett DelBuono, and Brendan Sexton III, Immortal Technique co-starred as himself in the 2005 political film This Revolution.
- Immortal Technique’s 3rd studio album titled The 3rd World came out on June 24, 2008, via Viper Records and it peaked at #12 on the US Top Rap Albums (Billboard) chart, at #36 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart, and at #99 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- Reportedly, the proceeds from his 3rd studio album were used to fund and construct an orphanage in Afghanistan as he partnered with Omeid International, a non-profit human rights organization, in June 2008.
- He appeared as himself in rapper Ice-T‘s documentary titled Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap in 2012.
- Immortal Technique has frequently visited prisons to speak to youth as well as has worked with immigrant rights activists.
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