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LA pays respect to legend Nipsey Hussle

Adrian Ornelas, Reporter

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Ermias Joseph Asghedom, also known as Nipsey Hussle, was an American rapper and songwriter from Los Angeles, California. He grew into the music industry making music with other LA artists like YG, The Game, and ETC. Nipsey grew up in the Neighborhood 60s, Crenshaw, and Slauson. He was a Gang Member, Crip. He
actually helped his community and made it better for the youth. He owned the whole street he lived on. Every one paid him his respect he deserved because he was trying to do better for the community he came from, he was even willing to speak to the LAPD to stop gang violence and prevent murder rates from increasing, he wanted to keep peace in LA. “The Marathon” was his own store for the community. He bought land so people who weren’t employed could get jobs. He gave everyone an opportunity, no matter their situation. March 31, 2019, Nipsey Hussle was murdered, he was shot 6 times; 5 in the chest 1 to the head. He was pronounced dead a couple of hours later. LA was in shook. People from all around the world were angry about the death of Hussle. He was one of the biggest influences on many artists and people, in general. Everyone looked up to him because he was doing good for himself and his city. People from LA paid their respects to him at his store. Hundreds and hundreds of people have come out and showed their respect to Nipsey Hussle. People from around the US have had celebrations for the life of Hussle for him. Although his life was too short, Hussle’s legacy will live on in the streets of LA forever.

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LA pays respect to legend Nipsey Hussle