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Nipsey Hussle

  1. the week in rap
    The Downfall of Tay-K, the Viral Teen Rapper Just Convicted of MurderHe has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the murder of a man during a home invasion, which he bragged about on his most famous song.
  2. the law
    The Biggest Revelations From the Unsealed Nipsey Hussle Murder Case DocsHis last words were “You got me.”
  3. 2019 bet awards
    Nipsey Hussle’s Family Accepts His 2019 BET Humanitarian Award“Thank you so much, world, for loving him, too.”
  4. this week in rap
    YG Remains One of L.A.’s Great Rap Stars This Century With New AlbumHis new album, 4REAL 4REAL, continues to build on the West Coast legacy his close friend Nipsey Hussle left behind.
  5. nipsey hussle
    Watch the Music Video Nipsey Hussle Filmed Right Before His DeathDJ Khaled decided to release the single after much soul-searching.
  6. concert review
    Jay-Z Continues to Lay Out the Blueprint for How to Age in Rap With B-Sides 2As Jay told the crowd, he can’t help it if his B sides are A sides.
  7. legends on legends
    Jay-Z Debuts New Freestyle Rap in Honor of Nipsey Hussle“I never dreamed he’d get killed in the place that he calls home.”
  8. a long talk
    Schoolboy Q on New Album, Deaths of Mac Miller and NipseyThe rapper on ‘internet dweebs,’ Mac Miller and Nipsey Hussle’s deaths, and why you’re gonna like his new album even if you don’t like him.
  9. this week in rap
    This Week in Rap: Kodak Black Just Keeps on ImplodingIn less than two weeks, Kodak Black has more or less spit on Nipsey Hussle’s grave, briefly gone missing, and then got arrested at the border.
  10. nipsey hussle
    4 Shot, 1 Dead at Nipsey Hussle Funeral ProcessionThe procession was attended by 21,000 people.
  11. scene report
    The Final Lap: How Los Angeles Gave Nipsey Hussle a Hometown Hero’s FarewellThe scene at the late rapper’s memorial service, on the streets where he lived and died.
  12. nipsey hussle
    Everything That Happened at Nipsey Hussle’s FuneralHis longtime love, Lauren London, shared a poem for him. A message from Barack Obama was also read.
  13. funerals
    Here’s How to Watch Nipsey Hussle’s FuneralHis public memorial service, held at the Staples Center on Thursday afternoon, will be livestreamed on multiple outlets.
  14. memorials
    California Fans Invited to Attend Nipsey Hussle Memorial at L.A. Staples CenterFriends, family, and the rap community at large continue to mourn Hussle’s tragic death on March 31.
  15. tributes
    Hip-Hop Took a Moment of Silence for Nipsey Hussle This WeekThere were almost no new rap releases this week, with new music from YG, Schoolboy Q, Machine Gun Kelly, and more all delayed.
  16. last night on late night
    Watch: Issa Rae Redefines Luxury on Desus & Mero“I just tweeted one day that I wanted to do yacht shit. And then I realized yo, I can do that!”
  17. shootings
    Nipsey Hussle Shooting Suspect Charged With MurderHussle and several others were shot in front of his shop the Marathon Store in Hyde Park. The rapper was 33.
  18. music
    YG Pushes Back His Surprise Album Out of Respect for Nipsey HussleHe’d planned to release it on April 12.
  19. deaths
    Nipsey Hussle’s Girlfriend Lauren London Shares Her Grief Following His Murder“I am completely lost.”
  20. los angeles
    Six Reportedly Injured at Nipsey Hussle MemorialLAPD are clearing out the area after a stampede ended what had been a peaceful daylong vigil.
  21. vulture lists
    A Brief Guide to the Music of Nipsey HussleFive important songs from the artist’s extensive back catalogue.
  22. remembrances
    The Complicated Life and Death of Nipsey HussleEvery rapper says they love where they came from, but Nip invested in the very streets that ultimately took his life.
  23. deaths
    Rihanna, Drake, Pharrell Among Many Mourning the Death of Rapper Nipsey HussleThe Victory Lap rapper was shot and killed outside his clothing store in L.A. on Sunday.
  24. The Days of Kitchen-Sink Rap Albums Are DoneMaybe just being true to yourself will draw an audience.
  25. Kendrick Lamar and the Art of the Guest AppearanceWhat’s Kendrick Lamar if not Phife Dawg with a messiah complex?