On August 26th, the
ghost of Bukowski Detroit spitter will release his new album, Instinctive Drowning — a title that doesn’t derive from some “sad boy” gimmick, but rather an allusion to Pill’s unstinting depression and chronic alcoholism that unravels as a litany of fear and loathing: rooted in the worry that his afflictions are genetic.
Along with the announcement, Red Pill has also shared the album’s first single, “F*ck Your Ambition” featuring Doomtree’s P.O.S.
“The American Dream is one of the most dangerous ideologies our country has created,” Red Pill says. “It assumes that if you’re smart enough and work hard enough, anyone can climb the socioeconomic ladder. It neglects the reality that many in our country and in our world begin their lives with a socioeconomic head-start; be it race, sex, money…
“The privileged and advantaged can’t help but shove their “hard-work'” and “can-do attitude” in our faces, masquerading their lottery style births as some kind of ambition that the rest of us don’t have. “Fuck Your Ambition.” We don’t love it and don’t believe it.”