Popular hip hop stars Rihana, Dj Khaled, Meek Mill, Diddy others express condolences over the death of their very own rapper Nipsey Hussle who was shot dead near a clothing store that he owned in Los Angeles on sunday.
Nipsey Hussle, born Ermias Davidson Asghedom, grew up in South Los Angeles and was a member of the Rollin’ 60s street gang when he was a teenager.
He later became a community organiser, and was involved with the Destination Crenshaw arts community project.
Earlier on Sunday, he had tweeted: “Having strong enemies is a blessing.”
Nipsey has worked with numerous successful artists, including Kendrick Lamar, Drake, YG, Ty Dolla Sign, Meek Mill and Young Thug.
A large crowd of fans gathers to pay tribute to the rapper Nipsey Hussle after he was shot dead outside his Los Angeles clothing store on Sunday. The 33-year-old earned a Grammy nomination this year for his major-label debut and was a respected figure in south LA, where he grew up
Nipsey is survived by lover Lauren London and his two children, Kross and Emani Asghedom.
😥😥😥😥😥😥‼️‼️‼️‼️ So so SAD man!! DAMN man this hurt.
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 1, 2019
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
Wow. I don’t even know what to say. I’m confused. Nipsey and I had just started really getting to know each other. I feel honored to have worked on his project. Nipsey represents change, he represents evolution, he represents everything our culture needs to embrace. pic.twitter.com/BN9240BYwK
— Diddy (@Diddy) April 1, 2019
REST IN PEACE NIPSEY HUSSLE
— Vince Staples (@vincestaples) April 1, 2019