The hip hop community continues to mourn the loss of Nipsey Hussle, after being gunned down in from of “The Marathon” store on Sunday afternoon. The artist was reportedly hit six times, with one wound in his head while emergency responders are delivering CPR. Nipsey was ultimately pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Everyone in the hip hop community showed their love for the late rapper. With artists like Diddy, The Game, Kendrick Lamar, Swizz Beatz, Killer Mike, Wu-Tang Clan, Chuck D, Pharrell, Ice Cube and many others expressing their feelings on social media and in concert.
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Fans also expressed their love for the late rapper as they showed out in the streets of South Central Los Angeles.
“It’s losing a neighbor, it’s losing not a celebrity but part of the community.” a neighbor said.
Nipsey was just 33 at the time of his death.
Check out the reactions below:
Let me spell it out for y’all who don’t think I know what time it is….when you beef with somebody, you open up the the door for everybody to do something to you. Ya dig?
— Ice Cube (@icecube) April 1, 2019
Wow. I don’t even know what to say. I’m confused. Nipsey and I had just started really getting to know each other. I feel honored to have worked on his project. Nipsey represents change, he represents evolution, he represents everything our culture needs to embrace. pic.twitter.com/BN9240BYwK
— Diddy (@Diddy) April 1, 2019
R I B Nipsey…This Bulsht was completely unnecessary. #Cavemanic
— Chuck D (@MrChuckD) April 1, 2019