American Rapper Nipsey Hussle is no more with us now!
The Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot dead on Sunday at the age of 33. According to NBC News, the rapper was shot outside of his store The Marathon Clothing in South Los Angeles.
Similarly, Los Angeles Police Department tweeted, “At approximately 3:20 pm there was a shooting reported in the area of Slauson Ave and Crenshaw Blvd. 3 victims were transported to a local hospital where one was pronounced deceased. We have no suspect info at this time and will provide more details as they become available.”
But later, it tweeted, “The suspect in the shooting is described as a male black & LAPD South Bureau Homicide is conducting an investigation to locate him and anyone else involved. You can expect the area of Slauson & Crenshaw to be impacted by streets closures & heavy traffic for several hours.”
Likewise, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti also gave condolences, “Our hearts are with the loved ones of Nipsey Hussle and everyone touched by this awful tragedy,” he wrote. “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.”
Hussle received a nomination at 2019 Grammys in Best Rap Album category for Victory Lap. However, he lost to Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy.
Singer Drake uploaded Hussle’s photo in Instagram and captioned it, “F–k. 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 cause it had been too long. You were having the best run and I was so happy watching from 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 cause I want the world to know I saw you as a man of respect and a don. Rest easy my g.”
Other celebrities also took through social media to mourn this loss including, Machine Gun Kelly, Rihanna, Steph Curry, LeBron James, Swizz Beatz, Ella Mai, Offset, Issa Rae and so many others.