Nipsey Hussle was shot dead on March 31. He was 33. Los Angeles man Eric Holder was arrested and charged with murder for Hussle’s death; Holder pled not guilty.
In the wake of his death, collaborators, including YG, Schoolboy Q, 03 Greedo, and more delayed the release of new music to mourn his death. There has also been an outpouring of tributes to the late rapper, including words from Hussle’s longterm partner Lauren London, Kendrick, Beyoncé, Pharrell, J. Cole, Rihanna, Drake, and many others. This week, Nipsey’s debut album returned to the Billboard albums chart at No. 2.
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