Now Everyone In the Gun Debate Hates Run the Jewels' Killer Mike

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"I did an interview about black gun ownership in this era", Mike said in his statement.

Killer Mike is apologizing to fans for an interview with the National Rifle Association, saying the exchange was used "as a weapon" against Saturday's nationwide March for Our Lives.

After apologizing for NRA TV using the interview in opposition to student-led protest supporting an end to gun violence and "adults on the left and the right are choosing to use me as a lightninging rod", he encouraged young folks to continue organizing.

While Mike has since issued an apology and explanation, Run The Jewels are more than a creative collaboration - there is genuine friendship there.

He also talked about Dana Loesch, the spokesperson of the NRA, who recently said that the tears of white mothers are like ratings for television.


That's not the same message he wanted to share with the students who marched on Saturday.

"Guys, I'm sorry", he said.

Others also reacted to the apology, with some remaining sympathetic and others blasting Mike for speaking to the NRA to begin with.

He ended the interview saying, "We are raising a generation of kids where everyone gets a trophy". "I have worked as a tireless advocate for children and women in my community and I've also worked with gun groups like Georgians Against Gun Violence that are not the most pro-Second Amendment [organizations], but I said, 'If there's a table to be sat at, the gun owner needs to be there", he says in the video. "What are you really marching for?"

"That interview was used a week later to disparage a very noble campaign that I actually support".


"It's possible to do both", he concluded. And I know we need Mike out there trying, like he always has.

March For Our Live organisers say more than 850,000 people marched in Washington on Sunday, though no official estimate of the crowd size has been released. Because from where I'm standing, it looks like a march to burn the Constitution and rewrite the parts you don't like in crayon.

Since Killer Mike's comments, the likes of his bandmate El-P and rapper Vic Mensa have shared their views. They've abandoned us many times over. 3.

In the earlier interview, Killer Mike said that he forbid his kids from participating in National Walkout Day because they are a gun-owning family that supports the Second Amendment. We are a gun-owning family.


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