In the second installment of MIT‘s Hip-Hop Speaker series, powered by Arts At MIT and TapeTap, Run The Jewels emcee Killer Mike made his way to Cambridge, MA for a powerful talk on race relations in the U.S. In front of students, faculty, and press, the veteran ATLien spent most of his time discussing current events involving race and the police. Mike also discussed societal topics such as the death of Mike Brown, Ferguson, race in the music industry, politics, hip-hop’s origin as an alternative to violence, personal drug use, thoughts on Kanye West and Iggy Azalea, and much more.
Watch footage from the press Q&A and lecture below
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