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Killer Mike advocates for more minority-owned labels at MIT lecture
Killer Mike advocates for more minority-owned labels at MIT lecture

Killer Mike, the rapper whose outspoken and eloquent thoughts on race relations have made him a cable news favorite on top of his surging music career, delivered a wide-ranging lecture to students at MIT on Friday and wasted no time tossing off thoughts that were profound even without the help of a beat. Speaking about the music business, Mike said the relationship between major labels and their artists was like "sharecropping" and said more labels needed to be minority-owned. "We need more Rocafellas, we need more Bad Boys," he told the students, according to a Billboard report. He continued: "If you want to pull out of that construct,...

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