As a new, up and coming MC Survive is inspired by the best MC’s like Rakim, Kool G Rap, Public Enemy, Mc Lyte, Nas and Wu Tang. What inspires him the most is how they changed the game through their lyrical style and content, maintained their integrity throughout their careers.
What Survive respects about hip hop is also what he would like to bring back to hip hop. He wants to create classic albums that defy time and bring back the positivity and knowledge back to the music.
Survive's first cd was his demo called the Returning, which was a statement of his mission in the hip hop game. Survive is on a mission to make classical hip-hop music to defy time and bring positivity and knowledge to his lyrics. The Returning features the song Me & The Alien, which is the debut of Survive's mischievo