Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot multiple times outside his garb store in L.A. on Sunday.
The 33 -year-old Hussle( real epithet Ermias Asghedom) and two other people were allegedly shot at about 3:20 pm PT outside the Marathon Clothing in South Los Angeles, and Hussle was later enunciated dead. A suspect has not been identified.
At approximately 3:20 pm there was a shooting reported in the area of Slauson Ave and Crenshaw Blvd. 3 martyrs were transported to a neighbourhood hospital where 1 was pronounced deceased. We have no suspect info at this time and will be delivered more details as they become available.
— LAPD HQ (@ LAPDHQ) March 31, 2019
As pals and fans mourned his death, Hussle’s last-place tweet was quickly held up as proof something wasn’t right, which mailed some followers into conspiracy theories.
L.A. Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff said in a tweet Sunday night that he was scheduled to meet with Hussle today about” directions he could help stop gang savagery and help us assistant kids .” South Los Angeles encountered 30 shootings over the last week, according to NBC Los Angeles. Hussle, a former gang member, was actively involved in the redevelopment of the Crenshaw neighborhood and had only been part of the development of Black culture museum Destination Crenshaw and Vector 90, a co-working room the objective of which is to get underrepresented groups into STEM fields.
We( @LAPDChiefMoore and I) were satisfying, at the request of @NipseyHussle with him and @rocnation tomorrow at 4pm to talk about ways he could help stop gang savagery and help us assist kids. I’m so really sad https :// t.co/ rcGtvw9c 6L
— Steve Soboroff (@ SteveSoboroff) April 1, 2019
Theories circulated the shooting was gang-related. A video that allegedly peculiarity a soul claiming he killed Hussle was removed from Instagram.
Nipsey Hussle and Dr. Sebi
Hussle was also reportedly working on a documentary about Dr. Sebi, a Honduran healer who claimed he could medicine AIDS and reportedly died from pneumonia at age 82 after being arrested and detained by Honduran officials in 2016. Twitter rapidly ran possibilities that Hussle and Sebi’s deaths were somehow related, as well as a clip from The Breakfast Club in which Hussle discusses what might have been behind his death. Dr. Sebi’s practices and claims have long been scrutinized, but his brand is still active. His website is down as of Monday afternoon.
This isn’t a coincidence! Nipsey Hussle was working on a documentary that they are able to narrate Dr. Sebi’s Trial in 1985. Dr. Sebi claimed that he could remedy AIDS& was allegedly executed by way of U.S. Medical Corporations because his AIDS remedy would take away from their own gains. pic.twitter.com/ rqrvaeSbAi
— Jared Sawyer Jr. (@ JaredSawyerJr) April 1, 2019
— the pharcyde (@ thepharcyde) April 1, 2019
Black men who lead by example and try to build something within their communities are always targets. Eliminate the men, and you remove the first front of physical, mental, and economic defense.
— Torraine Walker (@ TorraineWalker) April 1, 2019
Elsewhere, fellow performers recollected Hussle.
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Watching Nipsey invigorated me to invest and own in our communities. He was a solid boy who loved his girl, his family and his community. This hurts.
— Issa Rae (@ IssaRae) April 1, 2019
This doesn’t make any sense! My spirit is shaken by this! Dear God may His intent Rest In Peace and May You award divine consolation to all his loved ones!