Killer Mike (aka Michael Render) appeared on The Late Show last night to promote Trigger Warning, the six-episode Netflix series which launched today (January 18).
[READ: Killer Mike Lands Netflix Show: “Trigger Warning” (Sneak Peek)]
The Grammy Award winning rapper is taking his long history of political activism to mainstream with his highly innovative social experiments.
In the interview, Mike also speaks on how growing up in Atlanta helped spark his creativity, stating, ‘in Atlanta, everything is possible for Black people… and we’re nice to White people. It’s Wakanda for real.’
[Sidebar: I need that on a t-shirt… but I digress.]
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Michael Render aka Killer Mike has landed a Netflix series!
In a new six-episode Netflix original series, the Grammy award-winning rapper and activist sets out to confront important social issues and misconceptions that impact the black community.
A different social experiment will be conducted in each episode. Killer Mike puts forward powerful, controversial ideas to help reshape perception in America with social experiments that include only spending money in the black community for three days, helping the Crips cash in on its personal brand by launching a line of soda, rethinking public school’s approach to education, and more.
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Killer Mike and T.I. were the guests of honor today at Frederick Douglass High School in Atlanta.
The two superstars gave back to the community by organizing support from many of their celebrity friends to help students in the Douglas High band to travel to New Orleans to perform in the annual Mardi Gras parade.
The goal was to raise about $13,000 and after Mike, an alumni of the west Atlanta school, jumped things off with his donation, several others followed suit including Lil Jon, Tyrese, The Roots, Sza and more.
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Killer Mike recently hit the net to offer his take on the Mo’Nique Netflix controversy.
[READ: Issa Lie! Mo’Nique disputes Reports Netflix Offered Her $3 Million… ]
The Atlanta native recently shared his thoughts about the comedian’s decision to walk away from the streaming giant’s $500,000 offer and call for a boycott.
Mike eloquently states how if he were Mo’Nique, he would have totally taken the “lowball” offer, rocked the comedy special and THEN returned to the table prepared to negotiate.
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NEWSFLASH!! Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is making sure both Adamsville and Bankhead are represented during her term.
Our new mayor assumed office about a week ago after being handed the reigns by outgoing Mayor Kasim Reed, and her transition team was announced this past Thursday (Jan. 11).
The 38-member team consists of CEOs and local educators, but also includes hometown rap heroes Clifford “T.I.” Harris and Michael “Killer Mike” Render.
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Antwan “Big Boi” Patton
returns with the newly released visual for “Kill Jill,” his upcoming album’s second single.
Big, who appears in the Brian Barber directed video rocking a crown and sitting on a gold throne, appears like the king he is as he delivers lines like, “The South got somethin’ to say, and all y’all ni**as can’t get y’all ball back…”
The track features Killer Mike and Jeezy, who each appear in the video which pays homage to Quentin Tarantino’s box office hit film, “Kill Bill” by infusing geisha’s, samurai swords, a lion and Asian gangstas, all with a hip-hop twist.
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