Killer Mike For President!

If there was any column here at the X spot that has been unfavorable to the music that generally comes from the underside of the Mason-Dixon line it would be this page. Not because I hate southern rap, but because I hate dumb rappers, and most of which reside in the south. This isn’t to say that all southern rappers are dumb, because that certainly isn’t the case, just like I don’t believe all rappers from the northeast are inherently smart (DipSet anyone?).

Every now and then I read or see something that just turns all my preconceived notions on their head. I was doing my usual internets routine of hitting up sites that I value when I came across a YouTube clip at the website REZIDUE.

Killer Mike gives an interview to Sacha Jenkins at Mass Appeal Mag. The link originally comes from Nah’Right. Seriously speaking, is there any other Hip-Hop website in the world other than Nah’Right? I’m not talking about rap music, or crap music, I’m talking about Hip-Hop.


Killer Mike goes in with some grown ass man real talk. I don’t think you should even be allowed to view this clip if you were born in the 1990′s. You don’t have enough life experience to wrap your mind around the shit he is saying. Right now I’m amped to hear some Killer Mike spit. This is a man that has traveled the world and realizes that no one can hold him down. Rappers that have been to several continents > rappers that use auto-tuners. That my friends is just a simple fact.

If you had to go into a surgical procedure would you choose the doctor with the most experience or the one with the fancier car? So why allow rap music to enter your brain when it isn’t being done by professionals? Rappers need to upgrade their lifestyles and rap fans need to demand more from themselves.

Man listen, just check the Killer Mike interview.

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  • og bobby j

    I cant watch the interview…fuckin websense…But i will take your word on it…I tend to agree with most of the shit you speak (no homo). Southern rap is single rap….east coast, west coast (not lately) are album rap…. but some of these southern cats no the deal and I aint talkin bout syzzurp

  • EReal

    So you dont really care to elaborate, you just care that you hit your word count.

    Are all of you fuckers gettin canned or what?

  • Billy X. Sunday

    ^ SimpleSimon,
    Watch the video and draw your own conclusions.

    Are you a birdass nigger that needs his father to chew up his food for him because he doesn’t have his own teeth?

    BTW, for all my readers out there… My word count is 25. That’s the minimum amount of words required to qualify my drops. I didn’t want you folks to end up with the misinformation that a commenter might give. You know those types of niggers that say shit like “It costs money to register to vote”. Yep, them dumbass niggers.

  • Reemycks!

    That was the best interview I’ve seen in a long ass time. Him and David Banner need to link up and get on some political shit. Those two together would fuck the world up.

  • geico lizard

    killer mike went to morehouse so he does tend to make alot more sense than most of the rappers today. im glad you dont hate the south just silly rappers.

  • Worley

    Killer Mike is definitely a smart dude. He talks some sense in all of his interviews.

  • iLL

    Cotdamn!! Real talk if i never heard it. The “Powers that be” will never allow his music to prosper. Please believe that i do “buy” whatever music he put out though. Good find.

  • EReal

    Yeah, I wouldnt post my reply either.

    All my other posts go straight thru on xxlmag.



    tham i can’t wait for i pledge allegiance to the grind 2. killer mike to real for words he don’t blame the weak rappers of the game. he blames the strong ones for not stepping up i agree. on the other hand we would not have those awful yet good songs like wipe me down and foolish.

  • Rizob

    Southern Rappers are and will always be smarter than their northern/eastern counterparts. The South is a much tougher place to come up in. (Black)Southerners are exposed to much more hate and oppression, down here you got be smart, or get rolled the fuck over…with that being said, Killer Mike is that dude, Billy, take the time to actually listen to his albums and you’ll get a better appreciation for the South….

  • Greg Enemy

    Yo Billy,
    I cosign this post about 99.9% The only thing imma havta disagree with you on is that nigs born after ’89 NEED to watch shit like this. Too many young dumb nigs runnin around here, y’know?

  • Billy X. Sunday

    Killer Mike don’t represent the southern rap that I shits on, just like Joell Ortiz don’t represent the cornball northeast rap(Mims Jones, etc.)

    Get past rap and maybe you can be Hip-Hop.

    Hip-Hop >>>>> rap

    ’nuff said

  • connor

    This interview was awesome. On the other hand:

    Dear Black People,

    Please do not leave the Democratic Party to start your own voting bloc until 2009.

    Cool White People

  • EReal

    Wheres my reply you bitchmade coward?

  • Incilin

    “This isn’t to say that all southern rappers are dumb, because that certainly isn’t the case, just like I don’t believe all rappers from the northeast are inherently smart (DipSet anyone?).”

    ^^^ But wait, I thought you were a big Dipset fan?? Didn’t you have Diplomatic Immunity on your top 25 album list? You say you don’t like dumb rappers, then you admit that Dipset is dumb, but your still a fan of theirs?

  • Killer mike

    Thank u Billy….thank all ya’ll. I gotta admit some times i really wonder if HIP HOP can prevail over this BS…its days like this i say yes. i will Gladly Keep repping the great social movement (HIP HOP) started by the Kids in the South BX, and i will never trade my HONOR and INTEGRITY 4 any thing cuz that would meaqn i SOLD YA’LL OUT!!!!!!! and i aint a Fuck’n sucka or SELL OUT. with that stated next month new albumin stores and new single is in the banger section and on itunes. thank ya again and FUCK RAP HIP HOP 4 EVA DOE!!!!!!! Grind Time Rap Gang Bang Bang Bang.