Rapper Nipsey Hussle killed outside his Los Angeles store

Rapper Nipsey Hussle killed outside his Los Angeles store

Rapper Nipsey Hussle killed outside his Los Angeles store

According to reports, rapper Nipsey Hussle, born Ermias Davidson Asghedom, was shot and killed on Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles.

Hussle was reportedly shot multiple times before being transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

He and the actor Lauren London were the parents of a 2½-year-old child; Hussle had other children from previous relationships, as well.

A number of A-list celebrities have rushed to pay tribute to the rap star over social media since news of his death first spread.

Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle has been shot dead outside his clothing shop, USA media report. "For him to be gunned down like this right now was just messed up".


His Facebook says Hussle was "a devout member of the Rolling Sixty Crips", a national street gang that was founded in Los Angeles in the mid-1970s.

Rihanna tweeted: "This doesn't make any sense!" My spirit is shaken by this! Victory Lap was released in partnership with Atlantic Records and earned, among other things, a nomination for the 2019 Best Rap Album Grammy.

"I'm so sorry this happened to you", she said. 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".

TMZ is reporting police are looking for a black male in his 20s who approached Hussle on foot before opening fire and escaping in a waiting vehicle.

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