April 20, 1975 (48)
Killer Mike is an American rapper and activist from Atlanta, Georgia. He started his career in the late 90s, and has since released five solo albums and several collaborative projects. His most well well known for being half of the hip hop duo Run the Jewels with rapper-producer El-P.
Killer Mike has collaborated with Jay-Z, OutKast, T.I., Ludacris, and many more. He has also made appearances in films such as 20th Century Fox’s ATL, and television shows such as The Boondocks. He also hosted the Netflix docu-series Trigger Warning with Killer Mike.
In addition to his work in music, Killer Mike is a prominent political activist. He has been vocal on issues such as police brutality, immigration, and voter suppression. He has also been outspoken in defense of the Black Lives Matter movement.