Mocobizscene- Killer Mike found himself in a predicament at the Grammy Awards, as he was arrested shortly after his triumphant win of three prizes.
The rapper from Atlanta, known as Michael Render, took home the coveted Best Rap Album award for his album “Michael.” Additionally, he also won both the Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song awards for his track titled “Scientists & Engineers”.
Shortly after, a video shared on social media by The Hollywood Reporter captured the moment when police led Render away from the ceremony in handcuffs.
The reason behind Render’s detention was not initially disclosed, but the Los Angeles Police Department has now confirmed that the rapper was taken into custody and charged with “misdemeanor battery” following a backstage altercation at the Crypto.com Arena.
According to a spokesperson from the LAPD, a male adult was detained and handcuffed for a physical altercation that took place at the 700 block of Chick Hearn Court on Sunday, February 4th, just after 4pm.
The authorities arrested the suspect and took him to LAPD Central Division. They have identified the suspect as Michael Render, a 48-year-old individual. Render has been booked for Misdemeanor Battery 243(A) PC and is currently in the process of being released.
Killer Mike took to Twitter to express his excitement about his wins, without mentioning the incident. He expressed gratitude by writing, “Thank God” and celebrated his success by stating, “DREAMS COME TRUE – IT’S A SWEEP!”
The Grammy Awards, which were hosted by Trevor Noah, occurred in Los Angeles. It was a night that was dubbed ‘Year of the Women’, as female artists took center stage and dominated the major categories. Taylor Swift emerged as the winner of Album of the Year for the fourth time, thereby setting a new record.
Billie Eilish was awarded Song of the Year for her heartfelt track “What Was I Made For?”, showcasing her exceptional talent and emotional depth. The coveted Record of the Year title went to the sensational Miley Cyrus for her captivating anthem “Flowers”, solidifying her status as a true music icon.
The live performances at the ceremony were a showcase of talented women. One particularly moving moment came from the legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, whose performance drew an emotional reaction and a well-deserved standing ovation. Joining her on stage were other notable performers like Dua Lipa and Tracy Chapman, who delivered a memorable duet with Luke Combs, performing a rendition of her hit song “Fast Car”.
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