Local rapper Killer Mike endorsed Bernie Sanders for president at the Vermont senator's Atlanta, Ga. rally Monday night.

"I have said in many raps I don't church or the government, a Democrat or Republican, a pope or a bishop or those other men," Killer Mike rapped. "After spending five hours tonight, five hours with someone who spent the last 50 years fighting for your rights and mine, I am very proud tonight of [Bernie Sanders]."

Sanders has struggled to connect with minority voters during his campaign, despite his 1960s civil rights activism.

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