Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Kyle "Guante" has been making noise in the Minneapolis hip-hop and spoken word scenes for the past few years. Guante is a performer, slam poetry workshop facilitator and spoken word champion, and recently put out a new record with his band Guante & Big Cats.
Man-made disasters, love, zombies and super heroes are all themes on the latest release from Guante & Big Cats, "An Unwelcome Guest." The album was released in January of this year and features Haley Bonar, Prolyphic and Big Quarters, Chastity Brown and Eric Blair.
Guante & Big Cats stopped by The Current studios for a performance on The Local Show.
Songs performed: "Red States," "Dragons," "Welcome to the Border," "The Damp" and "Foggy Midnight" (Web Exclusive).