The over two-hour long memorial service was planned by Nipsey Hussles family and the tickets, which was free, came to an end in a few minutes. Queues coiled long outside the venue and the ceremony started an hour late because of the great pressure, according to AFP.
A number of artists were on site at the Staples Center to speak and perform. Where sometimes Stevie Wonder, who sang ”Tears in heaven”, and r'n'b singer Anthony Hamilton.
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even Snoop Dogg, who turned directly to Nipsey Hussles mother.
"What incredible strength you have shown," said Snoop Dogg.
He also told us about the first time a young Nipsey Hussle, much like many other rappers, came up to him on the street.
" He said 'hey buddy, listen to my music. Just listen'. He had visions, he did not want something for free.
And Snoop Dogg was far from the only one who had kind words to say about Nipsey Hussle – other hip hop artists, and childhood friends to Nipsey spoke.
business partner Karen Civil a letter from former president Barack Obama, who praised the rapper for his work with the charity in the district of Crenshaw, where he grew up.
”While most people who look at Crenshaw, where he grew up only to see the gang, bullets, and despair, saw Nipsey potential. He saw hope,” Obama writes in the letter.
the rapper with a procession where the gunfire erupted. Four people have been hit by the shots, of which one died and three were injured. The victims, three men and a woman in the ages between 30 and 50 years, reports Pitchfork.https://twitter.com/LAPDChiefMoore/status/1116528584519110657
Asghedom that was his real name, was shot with several shots from outside his clothing store in south Los Angeles on 31 march. A 29-year-old man has been arrested suspected of the deed.
the Rapper was grammy-nominated as late as in the year for his album ”Victory lap” which was released last year. His death has shocked the american music world.
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