Local hip-hop trio Savage Souls recently wrapped up work on their latest video, “Beyond Average,” off last year’s EP, Sword Gang.
Created as an extension of their “Mad Men” video, which was filmed as a narrative inside an insane asylum, “Beyond Average” brings comic book illustrations — featuring members Kae G the Original Seed, Fortune the Iron Mic Mangler, and DJ Icirus — to life.
“At the end of “Mad Men,” we ‘escape’ the asylum, and this video’s ‘comic book’ begins with that escape and goes on to half-heartily tell the story of our evasion of law enforcement, all the while performing the song,” says Kae G.
“Beyond Average” was filmed by Alex Veazey, a.k.a. Damn Skippy, and you can check out the video for yourself below or on facebook.com/savageXsouls.
Oh, and that’s not all — the guys have also debuted Savage Souls: The Podcast, where Kae G and Fortune discuss and sometimes judge (“That wasn’t good, yet not bad enough to be entertaining”) music, crack jokes, and more. Kae G says at the beginning of Episode 1, “We talk about all kinds of dumb shit.”
Head to the group’s YouTube channel to listen to the weekly podcast.