33-year-old nominee for the Grammy of Armies Joseph Asghedom, better known under the name Nipsey Hussle, was fatally wounded during a shootout in Los Angeles in just a few minutes after the meeting with the fans.
As reported by CNN, a senior police officer Los Angeles confirmed the death of a rapper. In the shooting, which occurred March 31 at about 15:20 in the area of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard, injured two people who are in stable condition. The network has spread rollers from the crime scene, where Nipsey Hussle trying to revive.
Rapper Nipsey Hussle.
The Commissioner of police of Los Angeles Steve Cathedrals, wrote on Twitter that he and the chief of police of Los Angeles, Michelle Moore was going to meet with representatives from the Hussle and Roc Nation on Monday, April 1, to discuss clashes between gangs and to help the children.
In his last post on Twitter, the rapper left a mysterious message: «Having enemies is a blessing».
Having strong enemies is a blessing.
— THA GREAT (@NipseyHussle) March 31, 2019
The police Department of Los Angeles said that is still looking for the suspect, who is described as a black man.
In 2010, the 33-year-old Hussle, according to IMDb.com he founded the label All Money In. In the same year he, along with other rappers such as Snoop Dogg and Drake, sang an updated version of the single Michael Jackson We Are the World 25 for Haiti. He was nominated for a Grammy award for best rap album Victory Lap, but lost Cardi B.
Nipsey Hussle grew up in the southern part of Los Angeles and often said that in the teenage years was a member of the gang Rollin 60s Neighborhood Crips.
«We dealt with death and murder. It was like living in a war zone where people die,» Nipsey Hussle said in an interview with the LA Times last year.
Since then the rapper started to engage in social activities in South Los Angeles. He participated in the art project Destination Crenshaw and opened coworking Vector 90 in Crenshaw that young people could attend classes on science, engineering, and mathematics.
«It doesn’t make any sense! — posted by Rihanna on Twitter. — God, may his soul rest in peace… I’m sorry this happened to you.»
Singer Pharrell Williams said that Hussle has been very positive and did a lot for his community. And rapper J. Cole wrote that the victim was a «legend».
«I respect and admire your career and what you’ve done for the environment. Today my heart broke when I saw the news. I pray for your loved ones,» wrote J. Cole.
Snoop Dogg, with whom the rapper was on tour, also posted a video on Instagram, where he expressed his condolences to the relatives and family of the rapper.
Four-time Grammy winner Drake in his post about Nipsey Hussle, announced that this summer they were going to record a new track.