Killer Mike

10 DJ Drama Mixtapes That Defined the Golden Era of Gangsta Grillz

Take a look back at DJ Drama's wildly influential Gangsta Grillz mixtape series, the soundtrack to the DatPiff era of… Read More

July 12, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Westside Gunn, Brent Faiyaz, and More

The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set… Read More

July 8, 2022

Killer Mike Drops New Single “Run” Featuring Young Thug & Dave Chappelle

Killer Mike has released "Run," his first solo single in over a decade, also featuring Young Thug and a monologue… Read More

July 5, 2022

New York Law ‘Rap on Trial’ Has Passed the State Senate

With support from Jay-Z, Killer Mike and more, the New York State Senate has passed Senate Bill S7527, also known… Read More

May 18, 2022

Killer Mike Talks About Nas’ “N.Y. State of Mind” on the Latest Season of ‘Ozark’

In the final season of Ozark, Killer Mike makes a cameo to discuss Nas classic "N.Y. State of Mind" with… Read More

April 28, 2022

Robert Glasper Releases ‘Black Radio 3’ Feat. Q-Tip, H.E.R., & More

Robert Glasper releases the long-awaited third installment of his Black Radio series. More than a full year since it was… Read More

February 25, 2022

JAY-Z, Killer Mike And More Call To End Rap Lyrics As Criminal Evidence

Signing off on the "Rap Music on Trial" legislation bill, JAY-Z, Killer Mike, Meek Mill, and more have urged the… Read More

January 19, 2022

Watch Robert Glasper The Roots, Rapsody, DJ Jazzy Jeff & More Perform on ‘Fallon’

Jazz pianist Robert Glasper teamed up with The Roots, Rapsody, DJ Jazzy Jeff, BJ The Chicago Kid and Amir Sulaiman… Read More

January 18, 2022

Watch Killer Mike, Method Man & More Trade Verses With ‘Lord of the Rings’ Cast on ‘Colbert’

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert premiered… Read More

December 16, 2021

Grammys 2021: Lil Baby Honors Rayshard Brooks with Gripping “The Bigger Picture” Performance

Killer Mike and Tamika Mallory joined the Atlanta rapper in a potently-political performance at the 63rd annual Grammys. Lil Baby… Read More

March 15, 2021

These Celebrities Are Hitting the Polls & Encouraging You to Do the Same

Dozens of celebrities are using their platforms to share information about the 2020 election. Tuesday, November 3rd marks one of… Read More

November 3, 2020

What Is The Role Of The Wealthy Male Hip-Hop Pundit?

From Diddy promoting Our Black Party political party to Ice Cube helping develop Donald Trump's Platinum Plan, the wealthy male… Read More

November 2, 2020

Run the Jewels Evade Robot Nazi Cops in the “Yankee and the Brave Ep. 4” Video

Sean Solomon and Titmouse team up for the new Run the Jewels video. On Thursday, Run the Jewels released the… Read More

October 22, 2020

Watch Run The Jewels’ Star-Studded ‘Holy Calamavote’ Benefit Show

The livestream show was hosted by Eric Andre and featured beamed-in appearances from Pharrell, Zack de la Rocha, Mavis Staples,… Read More

October 18, 2020

Black Thought Shares New Album ‘Streams of Thought Vol. 3’ ft. Pusha T, ScHoolboy Q, and More

The Roots MC joins forces with producer Sean C on a brooding third installment of his Streams of Thought series. Approaching… Read More

October 16, 2020

Killer Mike Receives Inaugural Change Maker Award at 2020 Billboard Music Awards

Towards the end of his acceptance speech, he said, "I’m a product of Atlanta, I appreciate the West Side of… Read More

October 15, 2020