Working from the periphery of mass commercialism he exposes his views and ideas; by self determination he is part of the underground hip hop en español movement. Born on May 19th 1982, Redemption has not only been influenced by an eclectic array of musical artists like Dead Prez, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Common and Bob Marley, but also by important historic figures like José Martí, Subcomandante Marcos, Huey P. Newton and Malcolm X with whom he shares his birthday and a spirit of struggle, justice and equality. Redemption keeps in touch with the rural environment that made up his childhood and the urban setting that he inhabits. Guanajuato and California are the loci where he has matured his outlook on life and where he has acquired a bicultural sensibility. Read more on Last.fm.
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