Police arrested famous rapper Killer Mike at the Grammy Awards ceremony shortly after he won three awards.
Video footage captured the moment police led the handcuffed artist out of the cryptocurrency arena. I heard someone yell, “Seriously, what the hell!” He was quickly removed from the stadium by armed police. The 48-year-old rapper had just won best rap song and best rap performance for “Scientists & Engineers,” which were announced during the pre-show, and best rap album for “Michael.” .
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Los Angeles Police Department has not disclosed the reason for the rapper's arrest. Independent sources said he was arrested on a misdemeanor charge unrelated to the actual ceremony. hollywood reporter.
As the rapper, whose real name is Michael Santiago Render, was led away, someone yelled, “Release the microphone!”
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According to the Daily Mail, Killer Mike is politically active and has supported Bernie Sanders and Democratic Georgia senators Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in his home state. (Related: Bill Maher shocked that Killer Mike refused to endorse Biden over Trump)
Killer Mike was detained in the Crypto Arena's security room.
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