The video was uploaded to YouTube on Feb. 5 by Brian Spinney, who claimed that he helped his pastor make it as a high school student. “Rappin’ for Jesus” began to get viral traffic Monday thanks to the Reddit community, whose members quickly determined that the music video was a well-crafted gag. Pastor Jim Colerick and his wife may be fictional characters, but they will still live forever in the annals of Christian rap history.
- Hillary Clinton has picked Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate. He was considered a favorite for the ticket.
- At least 10 people, including the gunman, are dead after a shooting at a mall in Munich, Germany.
- ISIS has claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday that killed at least 80 people in Afghanistan.