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Nipsey Hussle Killed in Los Angeles Shooting

Nipsey Hussle has died after being shot in Los Angeles on Sunday (Mar. 31).

The Grammy-nominated rapper, 33, was shot outside his Marathon Clothing store in South Los Angeles, according to law enforcement sources. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Two other men were in serious condition, and a suspect remains at large.

Moments before the shooting, the rapper, born Ermias Asghedom, was seen taking pictures with fans including a young child outside his Marathon store, which he opened in 2017.

He also tweeted about “enemies” just hours before the incident. “Having strong enemies is a blessing,” said Nipsey.

He and actress Lauren London shared a two-and-a-half-year-old son named Kross. Nipsey also had a daughter, Emani, from a previous relationship.

Nipsey released his latest album Victory Lap last year, which earned him his first Grammy nomination. He was also active in his community and was working to develop Destination Crenshaw, an open-air museum honoring African-American artistic achievement.

“I think that with me being influential as an artist and young and coming from the inner city, it makes sense for me to be one of the people that’s waving that flag,” he told the Los Angeles Times last year.

After the tragic news broke, Nipsey’s friends took to social media to share their prayers.

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We are at a great loss today. This hurts. Straight to the point. It’s dangerous to be an MC. Dangerous to be a b-ball player. It’s dangerous to have money. Dangerous To Be A Black Man. So much hatred. We live like our brothers and sisters in third world countries live. Right in America. Decisions we make about our own life be based on decisions cuz we might not live. Its so deep rooted. It’s not a easy fix. Hard to fix anything when kids are still living in poverty. I ain’t shutting up though, Nipsey is a True voice. He will never be silenced. He still is A stand up General for the People who never left his people. He is Loved by the people. Prayers for his family. Let’s keep pushing Truth for The Man. Love You King Nipsey Hussle/ Ermias Asghedom Respectfully, Nasir Jones

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Lost for words kuz i got so many of em 😢💙😔 We went thru so much shit together tryna make it out of LA with this rap shit, But we always got thru it then talked about it & after we talked. We laughed! You was a real big bro to me no kap. YOU 1 OF A KIND! I took so long to post you kuz I Kant believe this shit, I don’t wanna believe this shit. I’m not never accepting it. IDGAF what nobody say. It wasn’t yo time to go I’m lost homie. We had so much shit in the works. TV shows that was being written, A album “2 OF AMERIKKKAZ MOST WANTED” that we tried to work on twice but it never got done, If niggaz know NIP then Niggaz know bro got his own recording process. He rather start doin musik at 10am 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 But we was 4sho gone do it 1 day, damn bro I’m sick. The shit we had is forever bro! THE WORLD DIDNT KNOW WHAT THEY HAD TILL YOU WAS GONE I BEEN KNEW! @nipseyhussle 💙❤️💙❤️💙

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