Posts tagged "killer mike"

Watch Killer Mike, Bernie Sanders, Cornel West & Nina Turner Discuss MLK Jr.’s Legacy

At this point Killer Mike's support of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign is well documented, from speaking at rallies to filming and promoting his own conversations…
Colin Stutz / January 17, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Violent Femmes, Chairlift, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff's favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from post-rock standbys, reunited geek-pop heroes, techno troubadours, and more.
SPIN Staff / January 15, 2016

Killer Mike Wrote the Foreword to Marvel’s Hip-Hop Covers Collection

This past summer, Marvel Comics unveiled dozens of variant covers to their biggest superhero books that were homages to classic hip-hop albums, and they collected…
James Grebey / January 6, 2016

Killer Mike Discusses Barbershops, Bernie Sanders, and Parent-Teacher Meetings on ‘Colbert’

Would-be Georgia gubernatorial candidate and all-around civic activist Killer Mike made an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, where he discussed…
Harley Brown / January 6, 2016

Killer Mike, T.I., and Big Boi Argue for Hip-Hop Lyrics’ First Amendment Protection

Hip-hop lyrics have a history of being used against the artists who write them — in 2012, Lil Boosie's "187" verses were used against him in…
Harley Brown / December 22, 2015

Killer Mike Interviewed Bernie Sanders About the 2016 Election, Socialism, Donald Trump, and More

Killer Mike introduced Senator Bernie Sanders at a recent rally for his 2016 presidential campaign, but today the pair have united again for a six-part…
Colin Joyce / December 15, 2015

Watch Killer Mike Speak at a Bernie Sanders Rally in Atlanta

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a rally in Atlanta last night, where Killer Mike introduced him. During his rousing speech, the Run the Jewels rapper…
Rachel Brodsky / November 24, 2015

Killer Mike Spoke About Positivity at Florida State University

Killer Mike is as eloquent a speaker as he is a ferocious rapper, and the Run the Jewels MC stopped by Florida State University to give…
James Grebey / November 19, 2015

Killer Mike Slows Down on Droning ‘Eat What You Kill (EWYK)’

Killer Mike's 2015 has mostly been spent on tour or overshadowed by the contributions of cats, but today he's grabbing the spotlight back with the…
Colin Joyce / October 21, 2015

Five Thoughts About ‘Meow the Jewels,’ Because How the Hell Would You Actually Review This?

cant wait to read the first serious review of meow the jewels by some poor bastard who thinks its a serious album. —…
James Grebey / September 29, 2015

Banksy Interviews Run the Jewels, All Other Interviews Null and Void

To promote Run the Jewels' upcoming performance at U.K. artist Banksy's theme park, "Dismaland," the "bemusement park" mastermind has interviewed El-P and Killer Mike for The Guardian. As…
Harley Brown / August 22, 2015

Killer Mike Discussed Rap and Race Relations on ‘The Tavis Smiley Show’

Killer Mike, known for his rapping in Run the Jewels and his eloquent writing and speeches on race in America, made an appearance on PBS' The…
James Grebey / July 1, 2015

Killer Mike Calls the Confederate Flag a Symbol of ‘Traitors and Losers’ in New Essay

Killer Mike has spoken bluntly on race issues many times in the recent past (he recently appeared on the Nightly Show and Real Time With…
Rachel Brodsky / June 24, 2015

Watch Killer Mike Discuss the Rachel Dolezal Situation on ‘The Nightly Show’

He may not technically be eligible to run for Georgia state representative, but Killer Mike is fully equipped to appear on Comedy Central's Nightly Show, which he…
Rachel Brodsky / June 16, 2015

Run the Jewels’ Killer Mike Wants Your Vote in Tomorrow’s Special Georgia Election

Update: It would seem that this isn't the beginning of Killer Mike's political career after all. In a new Instagram video, the rapper explained that he can't actually run for…
Brennan Carley / June 15, 2015

Watch Killer Mike’s Brilliant ‘Bill Maher’ Segment

Killer Mike has never shied away from sharing his opinion on politically sensitive subjects: Last year, the Run the Jewels rapper publicly protested the highly…
Rachel Brodsky / May 16, 2015

Killer Mike Pens Powerful Op-Ed About Baltimore Riots

Killer Mike has spoken up about race relations before — both verbally and in the Washington Post — and now, in light of this week's Baltimore riots, the…
Rachel Brodsky / May 1, 2015

Killer Mike Invited to White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Killer Mike has been invited to Washington D.C. for the White House Press Correspondents' Dinner. The Run the Jewels rapper, who has been very outspoken…
James Grebey / April 23, 2015

Killer Mike Celebrated His Birthday by Dropping the ‘Ric Flair’ Music Video

In celebration of his birthday, which conveniently fell on 4/20, Killer Mike revealed a video for "Ric Flair," a track from his 2011 disc, Pl3dge. Directed…
Rachel Brodsky / April 21, 2015

Killer Mike and MNDR ‘Lock & Load’ Together for ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Single

MNDR teamed up with Killer Mike for a new song off of an upcoming album inspired by Grand Theft Auto V (hopefully El-P isn't jealous).
James Grebey / April 2, 2015
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