Ermias Davidson Asghedom popularly known as Nipsey Hussle was an American rapper and songwriter from Los Angeles, California. Emerging from the West Coast hip hop scene in the mid-2000s, Hussle initially became known for his numerous mixtapes, including his Bullets Ain’t Got No Name series, The Marathon.
A Los Angeles police department spokesman could not confirm the deceased victim’s name, but told AFP that a shooting on Sunday afternoon had killed one person and wounded two others.
The shooter is still at large, the spokesman said. Just hours earlier, Hussle had tweeted: “Having strong enemies is a blessing.”
The Marathon Continues and Crenshaw, later which rapper Jay-Z, bought 100 copies for $100 each. After much delay, his debut studio album Victory Lap was released in February 2018 to critical acclaim and commercial success, and was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards in 2019 after six years of teasing, but lost out to rap’s woman of the moment Cardi B..