Grammy Nominated Best Rapper Nipsey Hussle Was Dead.
Nipsey Hussle was a good Rapper.
Ermias Asghedom, also known as Nipsey Hussle, was an American rapper and songwriter from Los Angeles, California.
Nipsey Hussle, the Los Angeles rapper who earned a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album earlier this year, was shot and killed in L.A. on Sunday, according to the news, citing multiple law enforcement sources. He was 33.
Nipsey Hussle , whose real name is Ermias Asghedom, was one of three people shot outside of a clothing store he owned, news reports.That the shooting occurred at approximately 3:20 p.m. in the 3400 block of Slauson Avenue.
There is a report that one man fled the crime scene in a car. The other two victims are in serious condition, according to NBC. Asghedom died from “gunshot wounds of the head and torso,” according to a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner.
As news of Asghedom’s death spread online, stars took to social media to pay tribute to the rapper. “My whole energy is just at a low right now hearing this,” Drake wrote on Instagram. “… You were having the best run, and I was so happy watching from distance.
Nipsey Hussle Goodbye career.
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.”
“This doesn’t make any sense!” Rihanna added on Twitter. “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!”
“Nipsey Hussle 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.
Nipsey Hussle was born in 1985 and started releasing mixtapes in the mid-2000s. While many rap careers in the streaming era are based around viral hits and seemingly overnight success, Asghedom relied on a different model: He built a fanbase gradually, never sacrificing his connection with West Coast hip-hop in an attempt to reach a wide audience.
“I was trying to make progress with every release,” the rapper told Rolling Stone earlier this year.