We’re just a few days away from Restoration Rocks, and I thought I’d give you all a chance to get to know some of the artists.
How has Detroit shaped you as both an MC and as an activist?
Detroit has an incredibly rich music legacy, side by side with one of the most revolutionary movement legacies in the world. I’m deeply inspired by both and the ways they intersect. Mad Mike of Underground Resistance broke down his philosophy on Detroit music to me and it made perfect sense. From blues to gospel to jazz to Motown to rock to techno and hip-hop, every genre here has one thing in common: be as off the beat as possible while still being in the pocket. That’s what allows us to innovate while still syncopate.
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