This newest season of South Park has been a spotty one, however final evening’s episode was an indication that issues could also be on the upswing. Our personal Dan Caffrey praised the half-hour’s give attention to story over ethical (in addition to its fart jokes), however there’s another excuse it stood out: Killer Mike.
The Run the Jewels member and Bernie Sanders cohort popped by the present’s snowbound city to drop a model new verse from the attitude of a senior citizen rotting away in a nursing dwelling. “In right here no person is aware of you by your title, you’re only a quantity residing by the bitch-ass guidelines of a damaged recreation,” he raps. “They put me right here to die and left me indignant and alone/ For the crime of being outdated they threw me on this nursing dwelling.” Hear it under.
Killer Mike has been outspoken on a variety of points, from police brutality and inequality to opioid habit and incarceration, the problems mentioned in final evening’s episode. Simply have a look at Run the Jewels’ video for “Don’t Get Captured,” for instance, which tackled the disproportionate sentences being handed down by our courts.
And hey, it appears to be like like Trey Parker and Matt Stone discovered not less than just a few nationwide points we are able to talk about with out bringing Trump into it.