Rising LA Rapper Nipsey Hussle Killed In LA-He Was 33
- Rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed.
- The 33-year-old LA-native rapper was shot to death on Sunday, 31st March in Hyde Park street.
- The LAPD is investigating the shooting which also injured two more people who were taken to the hospital and reported to be in stable condition.
- Hussle is survived by his children, daughter Emani from his past relationship and son Kross with his girlfriend Lauren London.
Rising LA rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot to death in LA street on Sunday, 31st March, multiple sources confirmed.
The 33-year-old Hussle & Motivate musician and rapper Hussle was shot fatally on the street in Hyde Park where his clothing store, Marathon Clothing Company is located.
Officials reported two other people were injured in the shooting. A public information officer with the LAPD told People,
RIght around 3:20 this afternoon, there was a shooting that occurred at the 3400 block of West Slauson Avenue.
The officer further added,
Three individuals, three victims were shot. They were taken to a local hospital. One of those victims died at the local hospital, the other two are listed in stable condition.
The subject responsible for the shooting fled in some type of vehicle, but I do not have the information of the type of vehicle he fled in.
Just some hours before the shooting, the rapper wrote: "Having strong enemies is a blessing" in a tweet. However, it is to be confirmed whether the tweet had any connection to his murder.
After the rapper's death news spread on social media, several stars including Rihanna, Stephen Curry, paid tribute to Nipsey Hussle. Rihanna wrote: "My spirit is shaken by this," on her post.
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
God please cover and restore @NipseyHussle right now!!!
— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) March 31, 2019
Born and raised in LA, Hussle released several mixtapes and had worked with musician and rapper Jay Z. In February 2018, Hussle released his debut album Victory Lap which happens to be his last album as well. The album was nominated for the Best Rap Album at the Grammy Awards in February.
The late rapper is survived by his children, Emani from his past relationship and a son Kross, 2, with his girlfriend, actress Lauren London.