Not even time to celebrate the victory in three categories at the 2024 Grammy Awards ceremonywhich Killer Mike was taken away in handcuffs by the police after receiving the awards.
The artist, born Michael Santiago Render and among other things the founder together with El-P of Run The Jewelsduring the evening staged at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles he was awarded in the categories “Best rap performance”, “Best rap song” thanks to “Scientists & Engineers” with André 3000, Future and Eryn Allen Kane, and in that “Best rap album” with “Michael“.
The rapper was seen leaving with handcuffs on his wrists, behind his back, surrounded by at least two officers and three other people. The reason for the arrest is unclear. According to reports, someone also shouted at the police “Free Mike“.