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Killer Mike Says Men in the Music Industry Need to Hold Each Other Accountable for Sexual Assault

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After several women in the music industry accused him of sexual assault, on Tuesday, prominent music publicist Heathcliff Berru resigned as CEO from the PR firm he co-founded. Before he even stepped down, several of his clients had dropped him in solidarity with the women who came forward. Now Killer Mike, another former client and an artist well known for his commitment to social justice, has spoken out, encouraging men in the music industry to stand up against sexual assault.

Now that I've got everything in order, let me put this out here since my tweets didn't convey my points/actions...

Posted by Killer Mike GTO on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

While Killer Mike’s statement is important, we prefer Dirty Projectors singer Amber Coffman’s wording, who was the first to speak out against Berru: “Men in power need 2 have our backs,” she tweeted. “fuck the boys club.” Preach.

Killer Mike: Men Should Stand Up Against Assault