The Moment with Brian Koppelman

Killer Mike: 12/2/14

Killer Mike: 12/2/14

The Moment with Brian Koppelman - May 29, 2015 - 1:09:05

Note: This bonus episode was produced and aired by Grantland in December 2014.This week on The Moment we revisit Brian’s conversation with Killer Mike which took place in November 2014. Killer Mike is one half of the Run the Jewels duo along side El-P. Coming off an emotional night in Ferguson, where he played to a crowd after the verdict was announced in the Michael Brown case, Brian talked with Mike about his duties as an artist and being an ambassador for his community. Since this conversation, Killer Mike has appeared on numerous shows including a recent appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher.Topics this week:“R.A.P. Music” album“Run the Jewels” album“Run the Jewels 2” album“PL3DGE” albumStage 48 - New York CityMorehouse CollegeAdrian Peterson child abuse case“I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind” album“I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind Vol. 2” albumKiller Mike in FergusonAvatar“A.D.I.D.A.S.” – Killer MikeBrooke Baldwin Interview with Killer MikeL.A. ConfidentialSound Opinions from WBEZ“AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted” albumOne Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future a book by Ben CarsonPimp: The Story of My Life a book by Iceberg SlimMan’s Search for Meaning a book by Viktor FranklGuns, Germs, and Steel a book by Jared DiamondPeople this week:Killer MikeRun the JewelsEl-POutkastAlice JohnsonBlowflyQuentin TarantinoLloyd BanksJay-ZDave ChappelleMC HammerBig BoiDick GregoryChuck DEric HolderGeorge WallaceClarence ThomasEmail: themomentbk@gmail.comTwitter: @briankoppelmanRate us on iTunes:

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