Come And Take It staff are gathering information on independent musicians across the globe to feature for the summer’s underground spotlight. This week we looked no further than OccupyMN as we get familiar with Savage Instinct.
Savage Instinct hails from South Minneapolis with ties to the “7th Generation Warriors”, a former crew trained from Culture Shock Camp, Indigo, and Bobby Wilson. Savage Instinct attended workshops at the Hope Community Center with Big Quarters, McNally Smith College of Music where they created their sound.
I like to think that making our own music distinguishes us as being creative, so we’re not just “rappers”, we’re Hip-Hop musicians.
I appreciate the group’s depth as they stand for political and cultural ideals and have a message to send the community. The band is involved with activism, AIM, Occupy, Elder Feed, Homeless Feed, and Farming. Community involvement is crucial to the group which resembles a time when hip hop was closely tied to the counter-culture with lyrics that were about change, subjects not found in the mainstream. 2012 hip hop is mostly void of political or intelligent lyrics but Savage Instinct serves real flows correctly as evident in Get Up,
The following tracks are recent examples of Savage Instinct. For more information please see http://www.reverbnation.com/savageinstinct – http://www.facebook.com/savageinstinct612 or contact them directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
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