Rap Legend, Kidd Creole, Charged With Murder Of A Homeless Man

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The Furious Five member is accused of murdering a man in Midtown

The Kidd Creole is a rap legend. He’s one of the few rappers who has a spot in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, as a member of Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five. However, it looks like his story is about to take a sad turn.

The rapper is accused of murdering a homeless man on the street in the Midtown area of New York City. According to TMZ, Creole was arrested on August 1st after allegedly stabbing the man twice in the chest and once in the head. The homeless man — identified as John Jolly — died of his injuries later that night at Bellevue Hospital.

Grandmaster Flash Furious Five

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Read on to learn about the details of Kidd Creole's arrest