Tag: NIPSEY HUSSLE

Dave East Pays Tribute To Nipsey Hussle On His Debut Album, ‘Survival’

It’s been just over seven months since one of rap’s thriving artists, Nipsey Hussle, was killed in front of his Marathon clothing store, but Dave East is making sure that the marathon continues with a Hussle tribute on his debut album Survival. East pays tribute to Hussle on the 19th track “The Marathon Continues (Nipsey […]

Read More

DeSean Jackson’s Nipsey Hussle Cleats Will Be Auctioned Off Each Week To Benefit His Charity

The shocking death of rapper Nipsey Hussle earlier this year has sparked an outpouring of grief from fans and friends alike, and the way the sports world has mourned has been particularly interesting. Hussle had big fans and friends in the sports world, from LeBron James and a number of NBA players to others in […]

Read More

Nipsey Hussle Will Appear As A Guest On Netflix’s ‘Rhythm + Flow’ Rap Competition Series

Netflix’s rap competition series Rhythm + Flow featuring judges Cardi B, Chance The Rapper, and T.I. starts October 9 and ahead of its air date, the streaming service has announced the show’s star-studded lineup of hip-hop luminaries who will make appearances. The list includes producers, rappers, and singers, some of whom will be new to […]

Read More

Pop Up, Guess Who? That’s Right, Cardi B Leads 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards With 10 Nominations

Cardi B performs at the 7th Annual BET Experience on June 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Cardi B don’t need more press, but she’s getting some today! Okurrr! The “Press” artist leads the pack, racking in 10 nominations for the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards. She is in the […]

Read More

Nipsey Hussle’s Estate Is Being Sued Over His Song ‘Hussle & Motivate’

An LA-based singer claims co-writing credit in a lawsuit filed against the estate of late rapper Nipsey Hussle, according to TMZ. Tasleema Yasin says that she wrote a “prominent vocal phrase” on the chorus of Victory Lap single “Hussle & Motivate” and wants to be compensated by Atlantic Records. While the suit doesn’t specifically mention […]

Read More

Snoop Dogg Explains How Nipsey Hussle Was Like Jesus And Tupac While Promoting His New Album

Snoop Dogg explained why he compared the late Nipsey Hussle to Jesus during a visit to The Breakfast Club to talk about his new album, I Wanna Thank Me. Snoop says that the two figures both had a similar, mythical impact on people who didn’t now them personally, as well as lasting legacies of charity […]

Read More

September Drop Date Announced for Puma x Nipsey Hussle Fashion Collabo

Nipsey Hussle and artist/painter Drew Visuals attend Nipsey Hussle x Puma Hoops Basketball Court Refurbishment Reveal Event on Oct. 22, 2018, in Los Angeles.Photo: Jerritt Clark (Getty Images for Puma) In the weeks and months following his untimely death, so much has been revealed about the business machinations of one Ermias Asghedom, aka rapper, community […]

Read More

Nipsey Hussle’s Puma Collection Will Arrive In September With All Proceeds Benefitting His Foundation

Getty Image Though Nipsey Hussle rests in peace following his tragic death, he continues to give back. The late rapper’s clothing brand, The Marathon Clothing, announced Monday that his posthumous collection with Puma will be available next month, on September 5. Nispsey’s clothing brand said the rapper worked tirelessly to design and conceptualize the collection. […]

Read More

Lauren London Honors Nipsey Hussle In A Heartfelt Birthday Message On The Late Rapper’s Birthday

Getty Image Family, friends, and fans came together Friday to celebrate the late rapper Nipsey Hussle and honor his memory on what would have been his 34th birthday. Many gathered outside his Marathon clothing store, where Nipsey was fatally shot last March. His girlfriend and longtime partner, Lauren London, celebrated his life and legacy in […]

Read More

Nipsey Hussle Calls Out Tekashi 69 In Rick Ross’ ‘Rich N—a Lifestyle’

[embedded content] Rick Ross‘ long-awaited Port Of Miami 2 is finally here. The album features a truly wild number of collaborations — Drake, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Denzel Curry, Meek Mill, and more — but perhaps the most notable is Nipsey Hussle. Since Nip was tragically shot and killed in Compton in March, every […]

Read More

Lauren London Reveals Construction of Nipsey Hussle Tower Is Underway

Photo: Ser Baffo (Getty Images for BET) Since Nipsey Hussle’s murder in April, his former fiancée Lauren London has transformed her Instagram account into a vigil for the celebrated community organizer, entrepreneur, and recording artist. As she’s publicly mourned his absence and inconceivable loss, she’s provided heartfelt insight into their relationship, as well as updates […]

Read More

Nipsey Hussle Still Under Investigation for Gang Affiliations

Fans walk as they wait outside The Marathon Clothing store for the funeral procession for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle on April 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Mario Tama (Getty Images) Despite being hailed by the Los Angeles Police Department as a community leader who invested in the youth and created countless opportunities for […]

Read More

Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon Clothing Is Reportedly Under Investigation For Gang Ties

Getty Image Nipsey Hussle, his associates, and his store Marathon Clothing are being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department, according to a new report by The New York Times and also reported by Pitchfork. According to the Times, the investigation into the strip mall where Marathon Clothing was located began before the late rapper’s […]

Read More

T.I. Brings His ‘Trap Music Museum’ To LA With A Pop-Up Honoring Nipsey Hussle And More

Getty Image A year after opening the first Trap Music Museum in Atlanta, rapper and actor T.I. brings his music-inspired art museum to LA. The exhibition, titled Lil Trap House and featuring immersive art inspired by today’s rappers, was brought to Hollywood’s Delicious Pizza and will be open to the public for the next three […]

Read More

‘Give People Their Flowers While They’re Here’: Master P Has Thoughts About Nipsey Hussle’s BET Humanitarian Award

Master P visits Build to discuss the movie “I Got the Hook Up 2″ on July 09, 2019 in New York City. Photo: Michael Loccisano (Getty Images) Along with discussing his upcoming film, I Got The Hook-Up 2, Master P recently appeared on The Breakfast Club to discuss Nipsey Hussle’s posthumous Humanitarian Award presented at […]

Read More

Snowfall Star Remembers John Singleton and Nipsey Hussle Ahead of Season 3 Premiere

Season 3 of Snowfall premieres tonight, Wednesday, July 10 and The Root spoke with the lead actor Damson Idris, aka “Franklin Saint.” He reflects on his close friendship with John Singleton, the show’s co-creator, director and executive producer, who passed away this April. Idris also critiques the double standards of the crack epidemic versus the […]

Read More

LAPD Opens Internal Police Conduct Investigation in Connection With Nipsey Hussle’s Murder Case

Nipsey Hussle attends Rihanna’s 4th Annual Diamond Ball benefitting The Clara Lionel Foundation on September 13, 2018, in New York City. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris (Getty Images for Diamond Ball) It looks like Nipsey Hussle’s murder case has added yet another layer to its investigation. According to AP News, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has […]

Read More

8 Projects to Stream to Feel Nostalgic for the Mixtape Era

The days of only listening to Chance the Rapper’s first two mixtapes on SoundCloud or Spinrilla are over. On Friday, the Chicago rapper dropped 10 Day and Acid Rap, released in 2012 and 2013, respectively, on Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming services for the first time. He also launched a pre-sale for his world […]

Read More