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BREAKING: Killer Mike is taken away in handcuffs from Grammys after winning three awards: LAPD have not said why activist and rap star was taken into custody

Killer Mike, star of rap trio Run The Jewels, was taken away in handcuffs by LAPD from the Grammys The 48-year-old rapper won three awards.

Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for ‘Scientists & Engineers,’ and the Best Rap Album for Michael LAPD have not said why he was arrested, but The Hollywood Reporter said it was for a misdemeanor and not connected to Sunday night’s ceremony By Harriet Alexander For Dailymail.com

Published: 20:06 EST, 4 February 2024 |Updated: 20:28 EST, 4 February 2024.

Killer Mike has been taken away from the Grammys in handcuffs, after winning three awards.

The 48-year-old rapper, star of Run The Jewels, won Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for ‘Scientists & Engineers,’ and the Best Rap Album for Michael.

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) have not said why he was arrested, but The Hollywood Reporter said it was for a misdemeanor and was not related to the awards.

Killer Mike is seen being handcuffed and taken away by the LAPD

The rapper is seen being taken away by LAPD on Sunday night

The 48-year-old rapper, star of Run The Jewels, is pictured with his three Grammy’s on Sunday night, moments before he was arrested

As the rapper, born Michael Santiago Render, was taken away, someone yelled: ‘Free Mike!’

Killer Mike is well known for his political activism. He was a vocal supporter of Bernie Sanders, and endorsed Democrat senators Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock for his home state of Georgia.