Killer Mike, the renowned rapper and activist, shared heartening news about his son’s health journey as Mikael “Pony Boy” Render successfully underwent kidney transplant surgery.
After a three-year wait for a suitable match, the surgery took place on Monday, coinciding with his father’s notable presence at the Grammy Awards.
In a recent conversation with TMZ, Killer Mike expressed gratitude for the successful procedure, noting that his 21-year-old son “did really well” during surgery and that early signs indicate the kidney is functioning effectively.
The rapper has been candid about his son’s health struggles in the past. In a revealing interview with Graham Bensinger in 2023, Killer Mike discussed the challenges his son faced, including kidney issues that led to fluid retention and the need for dialysis.
Reflecting on the emotional moments during his son’s medical journey, Killer Mike shared poignant memories of standing by his son’s side during procedures and surgeries.
He expressed his profound hope for his son’s ability to lead a fulfilling adult life, emphasizing the daily prayers for his child’s well-being.
This update brings a sense of relief and optimism to fans and well-wishers of the family, showcasing the strength and resilience of both Killer Mike and his son in the face of adversity.