The entertainment industry in America is mourning the death of grammy nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle who was shot outside his clothes store in Los Angeles.
Artists took to twitter to mourn the death of Nipsey who was praised for using his influence to improve his community.
Singer Rihanna took to twitter to pay her respect saying that Nipsey Hussle’s death shook her.
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Fuck. My whole energy is just at a low right now hearing this. We just linked for the first time in years and said we were gonna do a new song this summer cause it had been too long. You were having the best run and I was so happy watching from distance fam nobody ever talks down on your name you were a real one to your people and to the rest of us. 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.
Two other people were shot during the incident. The raper was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Nipsey Hussle, grew up in south Los Angeles and often talked about being in a street gang during his teenage years. He had since become a community organizer, according to media reports.
His debut studio album, “Victory Lap” was nominated for Best Rap Album at this year’s Grammy Awards.