Rapper Nipsey Hussle has been pronounced dead at the hospital after being shot outside his clothing company in south Los Angeles, reports said.
NEW YORK – The Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed in a shooting outside his clothing store in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon, law enforcement sources said. Two other men were shot, and a suspect remained at large.
The 33-year-old rapper is believed to have been shot multiple times and rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Hussle, whose real name was Ermias Asghedom released a debut studio album called Victory Lap which got nominated for Best Rap Album at this year’s Grammy Awards.
The rapper last tweeted a few hours before his passing, saying “Having strong enemies is a blessing.“
Having strong enemies is a blessing.
— THA GREAT (@NipseyHussle) March 31, 2019
Condolences and message of support have since flooded the social media.