The Run The Jewels star will take part in the school's Hip Hop Speaker series, which has previously featured fellow musicians Young Guru and Lil B as participants.

Killer Mike has been outspoken about the increased tensions between African Americans and police forces following a number of controversial shootings across the U.S. in recent months, and he even appeared on TV news station CNN in November (14) to discuss the public uproar after grand jury members in Ferguson, Missouri decided against indicting officer Darren Wilson for fatally gunning down unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August (14).