RIHANNA, BRUNO MARS, WIZ KHALIFA And More Pay Tribute To Late Rapper NIPSEY HUSSLE
Sad news, hip-hop fans. In case you missed it, American rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in Los Angeles over the weekend. He was only 33.
The Grammy-nominated rapper was reportedly shot six times outside his Marathon Clothing Company store.
TMZ reported that the shooting incident was gang related. Hussle has gone on record to acknowledge his affiliation with L.A. street gang Rollin 60s Neighborhood Crips.
The brutal shooting took place just moments after the rapper took this picture with a young fan.
Prayers up for Nipsey Hussle who was reportedly shot shortly after taking a picture with a child today. More info soon. pic.twitter.com/7DSeVfM3Zt— Roux Black (@_RouxBlack) March 31, 2019
Earlier that day, Hussle posted a chilling tweet, saying "Having strong enemies is a blessing." in what seems to be a foreshadowing of what's to come for him.
Having strong enemies is a blessing.— THA GREAT (@NipseyHussle) March 31, 2019
Nipsey's music contemporaries like Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Pharrell Williams and Wiz Khalifa all paid tribute to the late rapper.
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! 💔🙏🏿— Rihanna (@rihanna) April 1, 2019
I’m so sorry this happened to you @nipseyhussle pic.twitter.com/rKZ2agxm2a
R.I.P Nipsey pic.twitter.com/gjMwgkwrMO— Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars) April 1, 2019
You were about something..positive and for your community in every chance you had to speak..and because of that You inspired millions..millions who will uphold your legacy forever. rest amongst the stars. 🙏🏾 https://t.co/7gZ795wcQT— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) April 1, 2019
Me Spitta and Nip was all sleepin on couches when we linked up. This shit got me super sad.— Wiz Khalifa (@wizkhalifa) April 1, 2019
Listen to Nipsey Hussle's music below: