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Killer Mike Honored by Georgia State Senate for His Philanthropy

Killer Mike Honored by Georgia State Senate for His Philanthropy

The rapper also gave a speech at the state capitol.

Published March 12th

Killer Mike has been using his platform as a recording artist to further his advocacy efforts and his hard work is beginning to pay off.

As reported, not only has the Run the Jewels emcee helped improve Atlanta's water infrastructure, but he also was recently was rewarded for his philanthropy work by the Georgia State Senate.

In addition to being recognized for his community work, Killer Mike also gave a speech at the state capitol.

"Our children deserve decent housing," the rapper shared during his speech. "Gentrification should not make children poor. Our school systems deserve more attention. Our teachers deserve more money. Our firemen deserve more money. And our policemen deserve more than new guns. They deserve to have enough cops on the street to be involved in the community."

He also shared an in-depth Instagram post detailing his thoughts on his recent honor, expressing his gratitude for receiving the proclamation from the state and detailing his plans for the future.

Take a look at Killer Mike speaking on his recent accomplishment in the post below.

Written by KC Orcutt

(Photo: Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

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