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‘Killer Mike’ checks out the state Capitol


We’ve told you before that hip-hop artist Killer Mike, a.k.a. Michael Render, has a political future in front of him if this rap thing should ever go south.

Killer Mike served as a surrogate for Bernie Sanders in last year’s Democratic presidential primary. And he’s likely to serve as a crowd draw for state Sen. Vincent Fort later this year when the Atlanta mayor’s race heats up.

But on Friday, he appeared to be checking out the state Capitol as a future work site.


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Jim Galloway is a three-decade veteran of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who writes the Political Insider blog and column.