He immediately faced backlash for doing the interview, especially since the National Rifle Association (NRA) has been notoriously silent on what it means to be a Black gun owner.
The whole incident caused fellow rapper Vic Mensa (who performed at March For Our Lives) to speak out on Twitter.
To @KillerMike : YOU DONT NEED AN AR-15. As a black man & fellow gun owner I would like to have a debate with you about your stances on gun-control.
— vino valentino (@VicMensa) March 24, 2018
Killer Mike went on to respond.
We got the same publicist and u have my phone number. I ain’t dodge’n u. 🤷🏾♂️ https://t.co/OQRxBYSVSW
— Killer Mike (@KillerMike) March 24, 2018
With gun violence being a major topic in rap music, a debate amongst rhymers wouldn’t be a bad idea.
Swipe through to check out other rappers that could add to the discussion sweeping the nation.
Guns & Hip Hop: 7 Rappers That Should Join Killer Mike & Vic Mensa In Gun Debate was originally published on globalgrind.com