Love & Respect with Killer Mike was a weekly program that featured the rapper interviewing a wide variety of notable figures. The show won the local Emmy in the “Interview/Discussion – Long Form” category, according to the official results which were released on Saturday (June 17).
“Winning Season. Gratitude,” he wrote in the Instagram post celebrating his win. “I am beyond Humbled and Honored. Me and the OG SC (Scott Carter) both born on 420 & created #LoveAndRespect & now are twining as we winning our 1st Emmy. God is Great.”
Check out Killer Mike’s photos with his Emmy trophy below:
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The national Daytime Emmy Awards, however, have been postponed due to the WGA writer’s strike. “The 50th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards planned for Friday, June 16 on CBS is postponed due to the WGA strike,” revealed the National Academy for Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), in an official statement.
“In addition, the Creative Arts & Lifestyle ceremony, planned for Saturday, June 17, has been postponed pending a strike resolution. We look forward to our community gathering together as one to celebrate our Golden Anniversary and all of the talented nominees and honorees at a later date.”
“Kinly has always shared in our commitment to building a more transparent banking experience for Black Americans,” said Ryan Glover, CEO and co-founder of Greenwood in a recent press release.
Glover added: “The acquisition of Kinly represents a massive milestone for Greenwood as we continue in our shared effort to elevate financial tools available for our community. In partnership with the Kinly team, we plan to grow our footprint and expand our services to provide best-in-class experiences for Black and brown families and businesses.”
Over 300,000 Kinly users will be able to access Greenwood’s fintech products as a result of this partnership, the release said.
Additionally, Donald Hawkins, founder and CEO of Kinly, will join Greenwood’s executive management team as Vice President. In his role he will “assist with financial service initiatives, consumer-driven innovation, economic empowerment, and local business within Atlanta.”
“Kinly’s mission of financial empowerment and wealth-building stems from lessons learned from Black America’s history,” Hawkins said in a statement. “The needs of our communities are many, and I couldn’t be more excited to combine efforts with Greenwood to create lasting generational change.”