KING's editors round up the hottest clicks from around the web so you don't have to.
We’re a step away from the weekend and we can’t wait until we can turn our brains of. Before then, let’s catch up on today’s news stories. Find out about the Bobby Shmurda/Rowdy Rebel trial, learn what Killer Mike believes should happen with regard to the Confederate flag and see what J. Cole did for a fan. Also, check out a classic KING gallery featuring Cat Washington.
Cat WashingtonClassic KING Interview
[gallery galleryid="813:12342" showthumbs="no" enablefullscreen="yes"]
Bobby Shmurda and Rowdy Rebel’s Trial Now Set for October 5
Bobby Shmurda and Rowdy Rebel appeared in front of Judge James Burke at the Manhattan Supreme Court today. The two MCs are to appear in trial starting October 5, 2015
Killer Mike Says the Confederate Flag is a Sign for Losers
Killer Mike told Fader that he doesn’t think the Confederate flag “should ever fly over a state, city, county building, or school, for the simple reason that it represents secession from the Union.” He also understands why some southerners wear it, but he doesn’t think it’s respectful when hung over state grounds.
Diddy’s Son was Allegedly Bullied by UCLA Coach for Years
It’s not news that Diddy was arrested and charged with battery, assault with a deadly weapon and making terrorist threats after getting into a tiff with a UCLA football coach. It turns out that Diddy’s son was bullied by said coach for the last three years.
Young Ready Shot and Killed in Louisiana
Rapper Young Ready was shot and killed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Tuesday, June 32, 2015. The shooting took place around 3:30PM in the afternoon on the north side of Bolugas.
J. Cole Keeps Promise, Attends Fan’s High School Graduation
Two years ago, J. Cole was so moved by a fan’s letter that he promised to show up to her graduation should she get into a four-year school. He made good on that promise, even going so far as to re-route his tour.