Rapper Killer Mike arrested and handcuffed at Grammys after winning three awards

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Rapper Killer Mike was escorted out of the Grammys in handcuffs, hours after winning three awards on Sunday night (4 February).

The Atlanta-born rapper, real name Michael Render, was arrested and booked for “misdemeanor battery” after a physical altercation backstage at the Crypto.com Arena, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Footage posted to social media shows the 48-year-old in handcuffs while being escorted out of the ceremony. A voice can be heard saying: “Are you serious? What the f***?”

The hip-hop artist had won Best Rap Album for Michael, and both Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for ‘Scientists & Engineers.’

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