Congratulations to Killer Mike & T.I. who have been nominated by the city of Atlanta’s new mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, to join her transition team which represents “the best and the brightest in the city of Atlanta”
I am proud to announce my full transition team, a diverse and engaged collection of thought leaders from Atlanta’s business, cultural, education, medical and faith communities. Thank you for your commitment to help continue and grow Atlanta’s progress. https://t.co/8mLDLC6rn4 pic.twitter.com/0KrOBKUEWg
— Keisha Lance Bottoms (@KeishaBottoms) January 11, 2018
The new Atlanta mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, who won the mayoral election in December, has elected Killer Mike of “Run The Jewels” and T.I. to be apart of her transition team, per Pitchfork. The rappers will be included with people such as executives like David Apney, the CEO of UPS, and Edward Bastian, CEO of Delta Airlines. The team’s role is to consult with the mayor on carrying out policy agenda items, the mayor was quoted at the press conference saying:
“I am grateful to announce this 38-strong transition team,”. “It represents a tremendous amount of diversity and depth, and really the best and the brightest in the city of Atlanta.”
Here is the full video of the press conference with Keisha Bottoms:
Even Killer Mike took to his Instagram page to make an announcement about such an honor!
Remember all those “ig haters saying what they wish rappers and athletes wud do with their time, Money and resources”. Well now that it’s happening u can STFU complaining and get active locally to help me, @troubleman31 & our New Mayor Make Atlanta a city where all it’s citizens can do the same no matter fame or status. #WeAllAreNatives #WeAllAreWestSiders #WeAllAreFDHS #225 #WeAllWannaBeBetterForAtl #GetYoButtUpAndWorkWithUs #MeAndTipWorking #UcanToo! #YallHatersMadeMySisterMad 😂 #KidsReadingThisStayAtIt #EveryThingUDreamIsPossible #DontLetAnyOneTellUDifferent