At the age of 33, Nipsey Hussle, died after he was gunned down in front of his shop Marathon Clothing Company in the neighborhood of Hyde Park. He was caught in a shootout in which two other people were injured. A spokesman for the Los Angeles police department has confirmed this information in the american press, and said that the shooter has fled. The forces of the order are actively looking for.
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The rapper has received several balls in the parking lot of his store to 15.25, Sunday, march 31. He was then declared dead at the hospital. One of the other men is being treated in a hospital and the third man was refused admission, said lieutenant Chris Martinez, of the Los Angeles police department, .
The mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, has confirmed on Twitter this sad news: “Our hearts are with the relatives of Nipsey Hussle and everyone is affected by this terrible tragedy. Los Angeles is deeply wounded every time a young life is lost in the face of senseless violence with firearms.”
Our hearts are with the loved ones of Nipsey Hussle and everyone touched by this awful tragedy. L. A. is hurt deeply each time a young life is lost to senseless gun violence. My Crisis Response Team is assisting the families coping with shock and grief.
— Mayor Eric Garcetti (@MayorOfLA) April 1, 2019
“you Have powerful enemies is a blessing”, had, in a troubling way, tweeted a few hours before his death, the rapper, who hails from a district of Los Angeles marked by gang warfare.
Having strong enemies is a blessing.
— THA GREAT (@NipseyHussle) march 31, 2019
in The course of his career, which began in 2008, the musician had never made any secret of his involvement in the gang Rollin 60’s Neighborhood Crips.
An artist on the rise
from the hip-hop underground, Nipsey Hussle started the music by selling their own compilations of which the most famous, Crenshaw , was released in 2013. His first studio album, Victory Lap had earned him last February a nomination for the Grammy Award for best rap album. The reward had finally been attributed to the rapper Cardi B.
In 2016, he had the buzz to the sides of the rapper YG with his FDT (“Fuck Donald Trump”), in full electoral campaign for the american presidency.
Nipsey has also worked with other big names in the industry, such as Drake, Childish Gambino, 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, Snoop Dogg, Ne-Yo, Tyga and many others…
“It makes no sense! My mind is révulsé! My God let his soul rest in peace and bring your divine comfort to all his loved ones!”, responded the singer Rihanna on Twitter.
This doesn’t make any sense! My spirit is shaken by this! Dear God may His spirit Rest In Peace and May You grant divine comfort to all his loved ones!
I’m so sorry this happened to you @nipseyhussle pic.twitter.com/rKZ2agxm2a
— Rihanna (@rihanna) April 1, 2019
“Gone too soon”, wrote the rapper Snoop Dogg on Instagram. “I am so sad now, I’m going to think of our good times together,” he confided.
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Prayers for my lil bro. @nipseyhussle need all my angels right now
Drake, meanwhile, explains that it is at its lowest since the announcement of this death: “We had planned a new collaboration this summer because it was too long (…). You were a true for your people, and for the rest of us. Rest in peace”.
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Fuck. My whole energy is just at a low right now hearing this. We just linked for the first time in years and said we were gonna do a new song this summer because it had been too long. You were having the best run and I was so happy watching from a distance fam nobody ever talks down on your name you were a real one to your people and to the rest of us. I’m only doing this here because I want the world to know I saw you as a man of respect and a gift. Rest easy my g.
Pharell Williams deplores the fact, finally, the loss of a great man on Twitter: “You were a good person. You have had the chance to speak to our community in a positive way. And for this, you have inspired millions, millions of people who will live the legacy that you leave behind you.”
You were about something..positive and for your community in every chance you had to speak..and because of that You inspired millions..millions who will uphold your legacy forever. rest amongst the stars. https://t.co/7gZ795wcQT
— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) April 1, 2019