Rapper Nipsey Hussle Shot Dead Outside Of His Clothing Store In Los Angeles

Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot late Sunday outside of his clothing store in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. Hussle opened ‘The Marathon Clothing Company’ in 2017, to
bring some ‘opportunity to the neighborhood’ the rapper said. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, three people including Hussle, were shot in the store, Hussle died in the hospital, and the shooter fled the scene shortly after the shooting. An eye witness said he ‘heard multiple shots,and Hussle was shot at least 6 times, twice in the head. The other two victims are reported to be in stable condition.

nbcnews.com

Hussle whose real name is, Emias Ashhedom was raised in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles, a short distance from where the store is located. According to a police source Hussle had ties to the Crips gang. He has worked with artists that are known to have ties to the rival gang ‘Bloods.’ Artists like ‘The Game’ and ‘YG’ have worked with Hussle, as well as performed with him. The 33 year old rapper had been releasing mixed tapes for the last ten years. He officially released the album, ‘Victory Lap’ last year. Hussle was nominated for a Grammy a month ago for ‘Best Rap Album’, he lost to Cardi B.

Hussle has had several scrapes with the law, and got into a brawl at a club in West Hollywood in December of 2018. Several people ended up in a hospital after the brawl broke out, and it was determined that, Hussle was mistaken for someone else. Hussle tweeted ‘Having Strong Enemies is a Blessing,” only hours before the Sunday shooting. Hussle has a two year old daughter, Emani with actress Lauren London. Hussle had been working on a documentary about Alfredo Bowman known as ‘Dr. Sebi, a famed herbalist and healer from Honduras. Hussle routinely lashed out against pharmaceutical companies, calling ‘them all corrupt and on the take.’

------Advertisement------
  • 'Empire' Season 6 Will Be The Last Season Of The Show

    A few weeks ago it was announced that Jussie Smollett's 'Empire' character Jamal, would not be returning to the show. Fox announced the show would be canceled after next season, as Smollett's legal problems are far from over. Sources connected to the show are saying that Smollett's legal problems have permanently tarnished the show. Smollett...

    Read More
  • Michael Jackson's Oldest Child Prince Graduates From College

    Saturday was a very happy day for the Jackson clan, Prince Jackson got his college degree. Jackson,22, graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Many members of the Jackson family were on hand to celebrate with Prince. Including T.J. Jackson, Tito's son, who was chosen as the legal guardian of the late singer's children....

    Read More
  • Steve Harvey's Day Time Talk Show To End In June

    After much speculation, Steve Harvey's day time talk show, 'Steve' will say goodbye in June. The cancellation rumors started last September when NBC inked a deal with Kelly Clarkson. The 'American Idol' winner, will launch her hour long talk variety show in the fall. It will take over Harvey's time slot, that he held for...

    Read More