Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead in Los Angeles
Grammy-nominated American rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot dead in Los Angeles on Sunday, NBC News reported, citing police sources.
A Los Angeles police spokesman confirmed to AFP that one person had died and two others had been injured in a shootout on Sunday afternoon, but did not reveal the identity of the deceased victim .
The gunman fled, said the spokesman.
To have powerful enemies is a blessing,
had disturbingly tweeted a few hours before his death the rapper, from a neighborhood of Los Angeles marked by the gang war.
Coming from the underground hip hop scene, 33-year-old Nipsey Hussle started selling her own mixtapes (compilations), the most famous of which, Crenshaw , was released in 2013.
His debut studio album, Victory Lap, earned him last February a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Album. The reward was ultimately awarded to rapper Cardi B.
With another rapper, YG, he made the buzz in April 2016 by releasing the song FDT(for “Fuck Donald Trump”), in the middle of the election campaign for the American presidential election.
It does not mean anything! My mind is revulsed! My God, let his soul rest in peace and bring your divine comfort to all his loved ones!
Responded to Rihanna on Twitter.
Rapper Snoop Dogg wrote on Instagram
I’m so sad now, I’m going to think back to the good times we had together
Pharrell Williams tweeted :
You were about something..positive and for your community in every chance you had to speak..and because of that You inspired millions..millions who will uphold your legacy forever. rest amongst the stars
J.cole tweeted :
Nipsey you a legend. I respect and admire your career path and what you did for the neighborhood. My heart broke today when I saw the news. I’m praying for your loved ones. This was sposed to be the year we got one in. God had bigger plans for you