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Kendrick, Drake, Cardi B, Beyonce, YG, El-P, Rihanna, Killer Mike & more pay tribute to Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle

Today came the tragic news that LA rapper Nipsey Hussle was taken from us way too soon at age 33 after being shot and killed outside his clothing store in LA. Fellow musicians have been paying tribute to Nipsey, including Nipsey’s frequent collaborator YG (who also says he’s delaying a surprise album because of the news), Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Cardi B, Rihanna, Beyonce, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Chance the Rapper, El-P, Killer Mike, Joey Bada$$, 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, J Cole, De La Soul, Vince Staples, A$AP Rocky, Pharrell, Big Boi, Freddie Gibbs, Meek Mill, Talib Kweli, Teyana Taylor, Miguel, Offset of Migos, Wiz Khalifa, 21 Savage, Gucci Mane, Denzel Curry, Ella Mai, YBN Nahmir, 9th Wonder, Young Dolph, Boi-1da, Just Blaze, Reason, Lil Yachty, Meechy Darko of Flatbush Zombies, Westside Gunn, and more; as have athletes LeBron James, Steph Curry, and Colin Kaepernick; actress/writer Issa Rae; comedian Tom Scharpling; and more. See below…

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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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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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Prayers to @laurenlondon and her family

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I remember this day clearly we were both at Puff crib on the humble. T shirt and basketball shorts both of us. It’s funny because I think we both started building with Puff around the same time. I recall playing you a few records and you playing me “Rap Niggas” before it dropped and I told you how much it resonated with me. You were always super solid and super humble, I’ve admired you since 2011 before my career even started. Regretful we never got to make that song we planned on but I am motivated now more than ever to carry on this real rap legacy in your honor and the many who have fallen. You have forever cemented in my mind that it’s a marathon not a sprint. I was literally just thinking to myself last week like damn I wanna go to The Marathon store just to be motivated and inspired by what you’ve done…. I still plan on making that trip. RIP NIP much love goes out to your friends & family & @diddy thanks for connecting us.

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