Killer Mike Details His New Religion ‘The Church of Sleep’ on ‘Colbert’: Watch


The rapper explores religion and extra on his new Netflix sequence, ‘Trigger Warning.’

Killer Mike visited The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday evening (Jan. 17) to debate his new Netflix sequence referred to as Trigger Warning. The six-episode miniseries, obtainable to stream as we speak (Jan. 18), sees the Run the Jewels rapper addressing the economic system, gang tradition, schooling and religion — and apparently even prompted him to begin his personal faith.

“Jesus, the character within the Bible, is superb. He’s a superhero, proper? He fights injustice with the church; he rallies towards authorities. … It’d be an ideal graphic novel. The solely drawback is that we don’t get our black Spider-Man," the rapper advised Colbert. "For me, I believe that, to lift a assured youngster when it comes to divinity and issues of spiritualism, they should see individuals who appear to be them or they should see a deity who appears like them.”

The resolution? Killer Mike went out into the world and began a brand new faith along with his finest buddy named Sleepy. “My church is The Church of Sleep,” he defined. “Listen, you may get pleasure from God out of your mattress.” However, there are inklings from Mike’s Christian upbringing resembling loving above hating, permitting individuals area to admit themselves, forgiveness and fellowship.

Mike additionally shared that Trigger Warning is “essentially the most absurd ideas and arguments I’ve had in my life, and to see in the event that they’re potential.” That mentality is impressed by his rising up in Atlanta, which he described as “Wakanda for actual.”

Other adventures Mike embarks on within the Netflix sequence, together with taking each Blood and Crip gang members and getting them to collaborate on a licensed product referred to as “Crip-a-Cola.”

Watch the total interview under, and stream Trigger Warning here.