The 33 year old tall LA rapper was shot and killed outside of his Marathon Clothing store earlier today in Los Angeles. He reportedly got several shots and was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. 2 other persons were also reportedly shot and hospitalized.
One of the most talked about rappers of 2018, He’s loved by rap fans in America and around the world for his music and hussle. He was not a pop nor rap star hence most persons don’t know of the name but he is one of the top independent artistes in the world.
Many HipHop and rap critics claims that his Album “Victory Lap” should have won the grammy instead of Cardi B’s Album. He was nominated for the “Best Rap Album”.
Nipsey was dating Lauren London they both share a 2 years old son and they both appeared on GQ a couple days ago playing a 30 questions game.
Nipsey’s real name is Ermias Asghedom and was born in 1985.
He wrote the following moments before he was gun down “Having strong enemies is a Blessing” he wrote.
After hearing about the rapper’s death Drake, Offset, Rihanna, snoop doog, Chance the rapper and many others send condolences via socia media posts.
DRAKE Wrote on his IG “Fuck. My whole energy is just at a low right now hearing this. We just linked for the first time in years and said we were gonna do a new song this summer cause it had been too long. You were having the best run and I was so happy watching from distance fam nobody ever talks down on your name you were a real one to your people and to the rest of us. I’m only doing this here cause I want the world to know I saw you as a man of respect and a don. Rest easy my g.”
Cops are currently looking for an alleged Black suspect, NBC reports that the assailant reportedly fled in a vehicle after the shooting. The matter is suspected to be gang related. The LAPD is investigating the matter .
Police states that the shooting took place minutes after 3pm on Sunday march 31, 2019. Its still unclear who the 2 others were.