Los Angeles and the hip-hop community at large are in mourning today. Rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle was shot dead this afternoon (Sunday March 31st) in front of his clothing store The Marathon on Crenshaw boulevard and Slauson avenue in the Hyde Park district of L.A.

The Victory Lap runner along with two other victims were transferred to a local hospital, where Nipsey was pronounced dead. The other two were in stable condition according to police. No suspect has been identified.

Nipsey (born Airmiess Joseph Asghedom) was 33. He is survived by his girlfriend Lauren London and his daughter Emani.

Here’s what some friends of The Urban Buzz and PALM had to say about the tragic loss of Nipsey Hussle:


Skip & nip
MoThoro & nip

PK & Nip