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Killer Mike @ The Fillmore on July 29th, 2023

Killer Mike @ The Fillmore on July 29th, 2023

Killer Mike, the Atlanta-born rapper, activist, and businessman, will be playing at The Fillmore on July 29th.

At the age of 48, Killer Mike (real name Michael Santiago Render) is a rap veteran and legend. Debuting as an artist on Outkast’s 2000 album Stankonia, Mike started popping up on other artists’ projects, including Jay-Z’s The Blueprint 2.

Putting out his own debut album, Monster, in 2003, Killer Mike began to build up a serious fan base. After putting out two more albums, he signed with T.I.’s Grand Hustle label (an imprint of Atlantic) in 2008. In 2011, Mike met EI-P, a rapper and producer. He and EI-P began to make music together, and went on to tour with each other; they called their duo Run the Jewels. RTJ released four albums together from 2013 until 2020.

Now back with a solo record which he put his heart and soul into (not to mention $500,000 out of his own pocket before signing a record deal that reimbursed those studio and producer fees), Killer Mike is honest about his ups and downs, about the good and bad, and about his belief in a strong and caring community. (The album, MICHAEL, is executive produced by No ID [real name Ernest Dion Wilson] and features production from EI-P). Killer Mike…

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