A lifetime ago, Mike Bigga was mostly known as Big Boi's strip-club-frequenting sidekick. He called himself Killer Mike then, and his biggest moment in the spotlight was snarling, "I lick my blunts and spit/Like she do my dick" on Outkast's "Snappin' and Trappin'." Things are different now. Having spent the past five years doggedly plowing through the independent-rap wilderness, Bigga has emerged as someone else entirely: a titan of Atlanta's hip-hop underground, a proudly independent artist who can pull superstars like T.I., Young Jeezy, and Gucci Mane into his orbit just by virtue of his... More >>>