Activist and rapper Michael Render, AKA, “Killer Mike,” was arrested on Sunday after he gained three Grammys on the Crypto.com Area in Los Angeles.
Killer Mike gained Finest Rap Tune and Finest Rap Efficiency for “Scientists & Engineers,” Finest Rap Album for Michael after which he was escorted away in handcuffs.
LAPD didn’t say why Michael Render was taken into custody.
— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) February 5, 2024
Killer Mike was arrested simply two days after he refused to endorse Joe Biden on Invoice Maher’s “Actual Time with Invoice Maher.”
Through the dialog, Maher probed Killer Mike for his opinion on the election.
When pressed by Maher to decide on a facet between Biden and Trump, Killer Mike skillfully navigated away from a direct endorsement. As a substitute, he shared knowledge from his grandfather about avoiding involvement in “white people’ enterprise” and remained impartial whereas nonetheless expressing a choice for the insurance policies of Bernie Sanders, whom he previously supported.
“This time, I’m going to maintain my mouth closed. I nonetheless just like the coverage that the outdated man [Bernie] had that I used to be supporting. I might encourage folks to seek out who’s supporting that coverage and see what.”
“However you’ll be able to’t get your self to say ‘vote for Biden over Trump?’” Maher requested.
“You need me to checklist it now? Can he get himself to apologize for the  crime invoice? Can he get himself to get his head out of his ass and say ‘black folks, you’re black regardless? I want you to inform me what I have to do.’ Can he decide a coalition of former individuals who have been affected by drug regulation, road gangs, recidivism and crime and say ‘I want you as a board to advise me how you can repair federal prisons’? If he can do this, completely I can. So my problem is out,” the 48-year-old rapper stated.
Invoice Maher begs Killer Mike to endorse Joe Biden over Trump, and Killer Mike refuses
“You may’t get your self to say ‘Vote for Biden over Trump’?!”
Killer Mike: “Can he get himself to apologize for the crime invoice?” pic.twitter.com/5Vk1R7LFyV
— Eric Abbenante (@EricAbbenante) February 3, 2024