“Nipsey Hussle’s Celebration Of Life” will be held at the Staples Center on this Thursday, April 11th. Limited tickets were offered to his fans and supporters but were sold out in less than ten minutes. Tickets were offered to California residents who were instructed to enter their zip code before obtaining their free tickets.
Rapper, entrepreneur, and hometown hero, Nipsey Hussle’s passing hit home for nearly every one. The news of the 33-year-old’s death sparked millions via social media to pay their respects and those who live in Los Angeles, made sure to visit his store to light candles and hold vigils in honor of his memory. Numerous murals around the city have been painted in his memory. His passing was a shock to anyone who knew his name and what he represented. Hussle was fatally gunned down over a week ago in front of his store, Marathon Clothing on the corner of Slauson ave and Crenshaw blvd in Los Angeles. He will be remembered for his kind spirit and all the hard work he put in to better his community.
Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced earlier today that the intersection between Crenshaw and Slauson will be named Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom Square.
The late rapper cared deeply for him community so following this Thursday’s memorial service, his casket will travel throughout numerous parts of Los Angeles including his Marathon store before he is laid to rest. The procession will cover 25 miles in South Los Angeles