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“We have lost a champion.”

The hip-hop community has been mourning the death of Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was fatally shot in South Los Angeles on Sunday (Mar. 31).

We have lost a champion. Until we learn from his life and replace his efforts- we will be weaker without him.

241.3k Likes, 2,623 Comments - Tupac Shakur (@2pac) on Instagram: "We have lost a champion. Until we learn from his life and replace his efforts- we will be weaker..."

A myriad of rappers, singers, directors, actors, and various others from the entertainment industry have chimed in regarding the untimely death of the “Dedication” rapper.

Tupac Shakur’s estate has also shared a few words about Nipsey Hussle.

Yesterday (Apr. 1), Shakur’s estate shared a photo of Hussle and wrote, “We have lost a champion. Until we learn from his life and replace his efforts- we will be weaker without him,” as the caption.

...my mission is to be more than just a rap musician. The elevation of today's generation, if I can make em listen. #2PAC #Tupac

344.3k Likes, 3,323 Comments - Tupac Shakur (@2pac) on Instagram: "...my mission is to be more than just a rap musician. The elevation of today's generation, if I can..."

Shakur was murdered on September 7, 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada while riding down the Las Vegas strip with Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.