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Trigger Warning with Killer Mike

By Marty Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Provocative social justice docu has nudity, pot, profanity.

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Exploring complex social issues in the Black community is vital work, and Killer Mike, who is staunch in his own sometimes controversial beliefs while still curious and accepting of others, is a perfect figure to do it. When Trigger Warning keeps things simple, as in the inaugural episode when Mike attempts to live purely off Black products and labor for three days, it can be transcendent and revelatory. Other times, like when Mike tries to use pornography to teach adults trade skills like plumbing, it can feel more like a Nathan for You-style parody. The quality varies widely from episode to episode. Then again, it makes sense that a show dealing with complex issues would be inconsistent.

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