Killer Mike on capitalism, social equity, and working the system

Written by on December 1, 2022

Entrepreneur and Black business leader Michael Roberts once told Michael Render—the famous rapper who works under the stage name Killer Mike—that “you happen to have been born in a capitalistic society and you understand that either you’re going to be a participant in it or a victim of it.”

The rapper and activist shared the memory on stage at Fortune’s Impact Initiative in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday. He says it guides the way he operates in the world as both an activist and a businessman—working within the . . .

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