Killer Mike: 5 Things to know about the Grammy-winning rapper

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Feb 05, 2024


Michael Santiago Render, better known by his stage name Killer Mike, was born on April 20, 1975, in Adamsville, Atlanta, Georgia.

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Acting career

The singer has had a surprisingly eventful acting career. He also made a cameo as himself in an episode of season 4 of Netflix's "Ozark".


Never one to shy away from political activism, Killer Mike often targets issues like systemic racism and police brutality head-on.


Mike and wife Shana run a barbershop in Atlanta called "Graffitis SWAG".

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Run the Jewels

Besides having worked with Outkast, Mike is also one-half of rap duo Run the Jewels. Their song "Nobody Speak" appears on the "Deadpool 2" soundtrack.

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