Killer Mike was arrested and booked with a misdemeanor on Sunday evening (February 4) after successful three awards on the 2024 Grammys. Whereas it was initially unclear what prompted him to be escorted out of the venue in handcuffs, the rapper has now shared an announcement saying he’s “higher than OK” and clarified what occurred.
“I do wish to be aware that final evening, my crew and I fielded quite a few calls from involved followers and colleagues eager to know if I used to be OK,” his assertion reads. “As you may think about, there was so much going and there was some confusion round which door my crew and I ought to enter. We skilled an over-zealous safety guard, however my crew and I’ve the upmost confidence that I’ll finally be cleared of all wrongdoing.”
A supply in Killer Mike’s crew additional added: “We hit a velocity bump in that Mike was detained and charged with a misdemeanor after accumulating his awards. On the best way into the venue, there was appreciable confusion round the place to go. He encountered an over-zealous safety guard and continued transferring in the direction of his vacation spot. The scenario has been overblown however we’re assured that the information of the case, when laid naked, will present that Mike didn’t commit the alleged offense and he might be exonerated.”
A safety guard working on the Grammys claimed that she was injured by Killer Mike at her assigned door entrance shortly after he swept the rap class, successful all three Grammys for Finest Rap Album, Finest Rap Music, and Finest Rap Efficiency, a senior regulation enforcement supply informed Rolling Stone. The safety guard requested for Killer Mike’s tickets and directed him to a safety checkpoint, however he tried to go round her and allegedly injured her within the course of, the supply claims. After calling for assist, the safety guard signed a citizen’s arrest for misdemeanor battery, obtained medical remedy, and had her alleged accidents photographed, in keeping with the regulation enforcement supply.
Learn Killer Mike’s full assertion beneath: