Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead at 33

Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead at 33

Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead at 33

Law enforcement sources say 3 people were shot at Nipsey Hussle's store, and one of those people just died at the hospital.

According to Los Angeles Police, Asghedom was shot outside of his clothing store in the evening of Sunday March 30.

"Sad, mad and disappointed about my guy @Nipsey Hussle", Ice Cube posted on Twitter.

According to local media, the rapper was shot at close range by a man who fled the scene in a getaway vehicle.

The 33-year-old was pronounced dead after being transported to hospital.

The 33-year-old U.S. rapper was shot outside a shop he owned in south Los Angeles along with two other people.

Having strong enemies is a blessing.

Nipsey Hussle - who grew up in Los Angeles - was believed to have ties to the Crips gang, of which he spoke in a 2010 interview with Complex, NBC News notes.

According to the LAPD, a male fled the scene outside Hussle's Marathon Clothing Company on Slauson Avenue and remains at large. Here's everything we know about the rapper and the circumstances surrounding his violent death.

TMZ has reported that three people were shot outside the store.

Through his investment group, the rapper also helped restore World on Wheels, a roller rink in Mid-City that represents a place of refuge for many black Southern Californians.

Hussle, an Eritrean-American, was born in the southern Los Angeles neighborhood of Crenshaw in 1985.

Jay-Z and Nipsey Hussle attend the PUMA x Nipsey Hussle 2019 Grammy Nomination Party.

He is survived by a son with actress Lauren London and a daughter from a previous relationship.

Nipsey Hussle's career dates back over a decade, and just a year ago he released his proper debut album, Victory Lap, which we named one of the best rap albums of 2018.

This headline and story has been updated.

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