Earlier this year, Killer Mike made quite a splash with his latest album, R.A.P. Music. Critics couldn’t help but marvel at the unlikely pairing of Mike, with his distinctly southern credentials (and drawl to match), and New York producer EL-P, an underground figure known for his aggressive, frenetic sound. But it was one track in particular, Reagan, that really raised eyebrows. Although Mike’s ostensible target in the song is former Republican President Ronald Reagan (Mike’s not a huge fan – his final line is “I’m glad Reagan dead”) he also takes some unexpected shots at Barack Obama, at one point characterising him as “just another talking head telling lies on teleprompters”. Elsewhere, he compares Obama’s military policies to Reagan’s.