Rapper Nipsey Hussle Fatally Shot Outside of His L.A. Store at Age 33
By: Kayla Pasacreta
Grammy-nominated L.A. rapper Ermias Davidson Ashedom, better known as Nipsey Hussle, was shot and killed on Sunday afternoon outside of his clothing store.
According to NBC News,
Just an hour before his death, Hussle tweeted a cryptic tweet about having enemies,
Nipsey Hussle made it his mission to give back to his community and spread knowledge about the importance of investing. According to Complex, Nipsey bought the entire building his clothing store Marathon is housed in as an effort to revitalize his home street of Slauson Ave. In March 2018 he launched a STEM center called Too Big to Fail, an organization meant to "bridge between Silicon Valley and the inner city."
Nipsey and his wife Lauren London below:
Nipsey’s death has been met with an outpouring of love on social media:
Nipsey was more than just a rapper - he was an entrepreneur, activist, and mentor driven by his philosophy to advocate change and uplift our communities.
Rest in power, Nipsey. Your message will not be forgotten.