Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed in a shooting outside of his clothing store in Los Angeles. Two other men were in serious condition, and a suspect remained at large. The shooting comes a little over an hour after he posted on twitter saying “Having strong enemies is a blessing”.
Having strong enemies is a blessing.— THA GREAT (@NipseyHussle) March 31, 2019
No further information was immediately available about the shooting at Marathon Clothing on Slauson Avenue in South Los Angeles. The rappers real name is Ermias Ashgedom. The was only 33.
Hussle’s debut studio album, “Victory Lap” was nominated for Best Rap Album at this year’s Grammy Awards.
Hussle had developed an interest in technology and was part of a team of artists and entrepreneurs who developed Destination Crenshaw, an open-air museum devoted to honoring African-American artistic achievement. He was also working on a documentary on Dr. Sebi who had a reportedly had a curse for AIDS and Cancer.
“In our culture, there’s a narrative that says, ‘Follow the athletes, follow the entertainers,'” he told the Los Angeles Times last year. “And that’s cool, but there should be something that says, ‘Follow Elon Musk, follow [Mark] Zuckerberg.’
Another person gone too soon.