Details announced for Shocker Madness Oct. 7, Tech N9ne to headline event

Shocker Athletics has announced Tech N9ne will headline this year’s Shocker Madness event, set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 inside Charles Koch Arena.

Tech N9ne is the co-founder of Strange Music Inc., the number-one independent hip-hop label in the world. His signature rapid-fire “chopper” style has solidified him as one of the leading pioneers of the underground hip-hop industry. In less than two decades, Tech himself has earned three gold records, sold over two million albums, and made multiple appearances on Forbes’s “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” list.

In addition to a performance from Tech N9ne, fans will get a first-look at the Shocker men’s and women’s basketball teams’ new styles of play under new head coaches Paul Mills and Terry Nooner when each team plays a scrimmage..

Schedule of events:

  • 5:00pm – WuShock’s Birthday Party on the concourse
  • 6:00pm – On court festivities begin with a performance by the Shocker Sound Machine
    • Performances by Wichita State Cheer & Dance
    • Introduction of all Shocker Athletic teams
    • Announcement of Shocktoberfest week winners
    • Extended men’s and women’s basketball scrimmages
    • $10,000 Halfcourt shot giveaway presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
    • Live set by DJ 4 The Win
    • Tech N9ne performance