Motherless – Killer Mike ft. Eryn Allen Kane
“Motherless” is a powerful and emotionally charged collaboration between Killer Mike and Eryn Allen Kane. The song was released on May 11, 2023, and is accompanied by an emotional two-part video and delves into the pain and struggles of growing up without a mother. In the video, Killer Mike reflects on the good and tragic times from their lives
“Motherless” is a two-part short film tribute to Killer Mike’s late mother.
Killer Mike’s poignant verses combined with Eryn Allen Kane’s soulful vocals create a haunting atmosphere that tugs at the heartstrings. “Motherless” addresses themes of loss, abandonment, and resilience, offering a raw and honest portrayal of the impact that a missing parental figure can have on an individual.
The track’s introspective lyrics and heartfelt delivery make it a deeply moving and thought-provoking piece of music. The song was the final song Mike made for the LP, since he hadn’t said the words “my momma dead” like he does in the song since “her transition,” he explained.