Nipsey Hustle, age 33, passed away March 31st, 2019.

Born August 15 1985, Ermias Davidson Asghedon aka Nipsey Hussle, was an American rapper, songwriter, businessman, philanthropist, humanitarian, partner, father and friend.

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Hussle was shot and killed outside his store, Marathon Clothing in Los Angeles, CA.

We’re not yet sure what the motive was – police are currently conducting an investigation.

He leaves behind two children: Emani and Kross.

Nipsey was loved, respected and admired for his selfless work and charitable contributions by fans and celebrities around the world.

He supported inner city communities, and underprivileged youth.

Nipsey Hussle x PUMA Hoops LA Court Refurbishment

LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 22: Nipsey Hussle greets kids at the Nipsey Hussle x PUMA Hoops Basketball Court Refurbishment Reveal Event on October 22, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for PUMA)

This is so painful! @nipseyhussle was doing great work for the people. Keep his legacy alive by carrying on his work! Sending love to his family. Rest in Power King ????

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Celebrity friends respond…

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Snoop Dogg mourns…

Snoop Dogg Mourns The Loss Of Nipsey Hussle! "This Sh*t Has To Stop"

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