Michael “Killer Mike” Render has discovered himself proper in the midst of the present political storm. The Atlanta-raised emcee just lately upset some social media customers and pundits for one in all his takes.
In response to an previous image with Republican Governor Brian Kemp of Georgia going viral on Twitter, Killer Mike posted a fair older picture. Mike shared a photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. assembly with President Lyndon B. Johnson.
“[That’s] what I believed,” wrote Killer Mike within the tweet’s caption. Beforehand, he tweeted, “Don’t waste ya time being mad a 2-year-old image of me. U higher get to door-knocking and Canvassing to your aspect. I’ve not publicly endorsed any candidate and might be retaining my vote a non-public matter.”
One individual responded to the MLK/LBJ picture by tweeting, “Nope. Right here’s the distinction…did you speak to Kemp about his voter suppression ways? Or name him out on efforts to disenfranchise Black voters? The audacity…to check your self and your good previous boy speak to the actual work that Dr. King achieved. 😒Simply cease. We see you.”
“Discuss’n That S###!” Is A Message To Killer Mike’s “Woke” Critics
Regardless of nonetheless getting pushback on-line, Killer Mike continues to leap into the political waters. The Run The Jewels member launched “Discuss’n That S###!” which is simply his second solo single since 2012’s R.A.P. Music album.
DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia and TWhy Xclusive produced “Discuss’n That S###!” observe. Seck directed the tune’s official music video. Organizations similar to PAW Youngsters, Bass Reeves Gun Membership, Subsequent Degree Boys Academy, Youth Construct, and New Georgia Challenge seem within the visible.
“The tune is self-explanatory. With the video, I needed to indicate the liberty and sweetness in having the ability to flip up regardless of all of the f###-s###. That upsets the bourgeoisie much more – regardless of all of your criticisms we’re gonna stay free and keep lit,” states Killer Mike.
Charlamagne Tha God Spoke To Mike About Democrat Stacy Abrams
Earlier this month, Charlamagne Tha God had Killer Mike as a visitor on Comedy Central’s Hell Of A Week. The dialog included Mike providing Georgia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Stacey Abrams, a suggestion.
“If I used to be in [the Stacey Abrams] marketing campaign, I’d give her this recommendation… I’d say, ‘No matter white individual you bought operating your Black outreach, hearth them, and rent Tezlyn Figaro,” mentioned Killer Mike.
The 47-year-old entertainer/activist continued, “She gonna say to you… what you may be doing as governor of Georgia is saying, ‘Not solely are we gonna decriminalize marijuana, we’re gonna be sure that 35% of all licenses go to African-Individuals.”
Based on RealClearPolitics, Brian Kemp presently has a 6.7% lead over Stacy Abrams within the Georgia gubernatorial race. Kemp defeated Abrams for a similar workplace in 2018 by a 50.2% to 48.8% margin.