The irony in that incorrect conclusion is that the politically adroit Killer Mike is the son of a police officer. Though never one to mince words, Killer Mike has repeatedly displayed sympathetic and nuanced perspective to the demands and stresses that beat cops face in modern America. Killer Mike with his Grammys for Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song during the 66th Annual Grammy Awards // Credit: GettyEarlier Sunday afternoon, Killer Mike surprised many by winning three of the four rap categories during the pre-show — best rap song and best rap performance for “Scientists & Engineers,” and best rap album for Michael. He previously won in 2003 for best rap performance by a duo or group for “The Whole World,” alongside OutKast. Killer Mike was last on-stage in LA in mid-October when he and Run the Jewels bandmate El-P played the Hollywood Palladium.