The renowned American rapper and activist, Killer Mike is making headlines after being arrested. Rapper, Killer Mike won three awards in the 66th Grammy Awards 2024 but soon his victory turned tragic as he was arrested by the Los Angeles Police after the event.
On 4 February 2024, the 66th Grammy Awards 2024 wrapped up in Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles where rapper Killer Mike was awarded three awards. Mike won Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for his song ‘Scientists and Engineer’ and Best Album for ‘Michael’ released in 2023.
Soon after winning the awards, Mike was seen handcuffed and walking with the Police. So many videos are going viral on social media where Mike was seen escorted out by the Los Angeles Police. However, some reports suggest that Killer Mike will be released soon.
Why was Rapper Killer Mike arrested?
The renowned rapper Killer Mike was arrested after the Grammy Awards and this news came out as a shock. The videos went viral in which Mike was escorted by the Police. According to a video, Mike was led away in handcuffs around 4:22 pm PT on 4 February 2024, where some people screamed out to free Mike.
The sudden arrest of the rapper Killer Mike has confused everyone and wants to know the reason behind his arrest. Some reports said that the Police took Mike into custody over alleged physical violence at the 700 block of Chick Hearn Court, outside the area where Grammy Awards were held. However, no official statements have been made stating the reason behind Killer Mike’s arrest.
As per the reports of the Hollywood Reporter, a senior staff writer, Chris Gardner stated that it was a misdemeanor and had nothing to do with anything that happened at the arena, he also said that an official told someone on Mike’s team that he might be released later that night.
About Rapper Killer Mike
American Rapper and activist Killer Mike is originally known as Michael Santiago Render and was born on 20 April 1975. Mike was born in Atlanta, Georgia and presently he is 48 years old. Mike is not only a rapper or activist but he is also an occasional actor.
Rapper Killer Mike is widely for his music and is also the founder of Grind Time Official Records. Killer Mike was first heard in 2000 in the song Snappin and Trappin. After that, Mike worked hard and has been seen in various songs and albums. Mike has even won several noted awards and prizes.
Rapper Killer Mike is quite popular as a rapper and some of his popular songs are Just Run, Legend Has It, Big Beast, Reagon, Don’t Let The Devil, Close Your Eyes, Oh Mama, and many more. Mike has worked on various albums, collaborations, and singles and has also been featured as an artist in some songs. Apart from this, Mike is a member of the democratic party and has also worked with some politicians.