Killer Mike

Killer Mike slams Mike Pence, defends NFL protests

Killer Mike turned to Instagram to share an impassioned response to Mike Pence’s announcement that he left a Indianapolis Colts game when he saw that the players knelt during the national anthem. “I wonder how he feels about the constitution,” Mike opens. “Free speech is what protects this and any protest. The constitution that guards against Tyranny like the state abusing and denying citizens full rights.” The statement is finished, “God speed on our next election. I hope we send his religious nut ass back home to relish in his false understanding of what this country is and we never see him on a national stage again.” Read his full statement below.

I wonder how he feels about the constitution. 🤷🏾‍♂️The document that contains the principles this republic is founded on. The 1st being #FreeSpeech. Free speech is what protects this and any protest. The constitution that guards against Tyranny like the state abusing and denying citizens full rights. U know the stuff that prompted the kneel. The kneel is to bring awareness to the public that officers of the law are playing Judge, Jury and executioner therefore denying Americans Citizens their constitutional rights becuz they are a racial minority. I wonder if he knows he and the soldiers I respect and value swear to uphold that constitution and not simply be propaganda agents for the state. He loves religion to much to hold public office in my opinion and he shows that he cares nothing for our republic by not honoring the constitutional rights of its citizens. I'm glad he left that event because he cheapened it with his presence. God speed on our next election. I hope we send his religious nut ass back home to relish in his false understanding of what this country is and we never see him on a national stage again. 😊

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Vampire Weekend, Killer Mike to perform at Bernie Sanders rally

The Iowa Caucus is only a few days away and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is bringing in some notable musicians fo a last minute push. Vampire Weekend, Killer Mike, and Foster the People are all set to perform at a rally that is held by Sanders at theUniversity of Iowa Field House this Saturday.

The performance will mark Vampire Weekend’s beginning as a three-piece after the departure of Rostam Batmanglij and their first live performance since August 2014.

According to Ezra Koenig, frontman of Vampire Weekend, the lineup for Saturday will Koenig, drummer Chris Thompson, Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth, and the University of Iowa Hawkapellas a capella group. He also said that the want to perform a separate show other than the main event.

For Killer Mike, the rally is just the newest in his various public appearances he has made for Sanders. The Run the Jewels MC has been a sort of de facto campaign spokesman. He has interviewed Sanders at his barbershop, introduced him at a rally in Atlanta, and spoke to the media after a Democratic debate.

The rally 2ill begin at 6:30 p.m. local time and is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

On February 5th, Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at a Bernie Sanders fundraiser at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. Click here for more info.

Killer Mike discusses Baltimore, Bill O’Reilly, and racism

Killer Mike appeared on “Real Time With Bill Maher” last night with a panel of John Waters, political scientist Charles Murray, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and public policy expert Heather C. McGhee. The panel talked about the assumed link between violence and hip-hop culture, Bill O’Reilly, and Baltimore. The most notable thing Mike said about O’Reilly: “He’s more full of shit than an outhouse.”