US rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot in front of his clothing store in Los Angeles. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital after he was shot multiple times.
The Victory Lap album by Nipsey Hussle was nominated for best rap album in the 2019 Grammy Awards but lost to Cardi B.
Nipsey Hussle’s album Victory Lap received a nomination for best rap album at this year’s Grammy Awards.
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Los Angeles Police Department say:
“We have no suspect info at this time and will provide more details as they become available”.
Nipsey Hussle, real name Ermias Davidson Asghedom, grew up in South Los Angeles. He belonged to the Rollin’ 60s street gang as a teenager.
“I grew up in gang culture”
“We dealt with death, with murder. It was like living in a war zone, where people die on these blocks and everybody is a little bit immune to it.”
Earlier on Sunday hours before his death, the 33-yeat olf had tweeted:
“Having strong enemies is a blessing.”
Two other men were shot, and a suspect remain at large. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Crisis Response Team confirmed the news on Sunday night, saying,
“Today we lost a great musician, Nipsey Hussle.”