Killer Mike Eats Lunch With Bernie Sanders, Introduces Him at Atlanta Campaign Rally: Watch

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Killer Mike of Run the Jewels performs at the Lands End Stage during day 1 of the 2014 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on Aug. 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California. 

Killer Mike and Bernie Sanders got buddy buddy over lunch in Atlanta on Monday (Nov. 23), before the rapper delivered a powerful introduction to the presidential hopeful at a rally later in the day. 

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The odd couple sat down at soul food joint Busy Bee, where Sanders reportedly ate fried chicken with yams and Mike said they discussed Martin Luther King, Jr., his war on poverty and war, unions and "the grand fight against the ruling class."

Later, the Run the Jewels rapper's introduction to Sanders received great praise, with many saying it was more of a speech of his own to the hometown crowd. Some even began suggesting Mike run as Sanders' vice president. 

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"I'm here because working class and poor people deserve a chance at economic freedom," said Mike. 

He added, "I have no desire to see us elect our own Margaret Thatcher."

Watch the full introduction here:





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