Killer Mike is dropping a new album, R.A.P. Music, with El-P this coming Tuesday, May 15. But before it gets here -- you can still stream it online -- take a few minutes to learn about the Atlanta rapper's background. In this new interview with Das Racist's Himanshu, Mike discusses some of his favorite books, what it's been like transitioning from a major label to the indie scene, and what we can expect on R.A.P. Music. Watch the interview above.