Barack Obama Penned A Powerful Tribute To Slain Rapper Nipsey Hussle
Rapper Nipsey Hussle was laid to rest on Thursday, during his homegoing celebration, his good friend, Karen Civil read a letter by former president Barack Obama.
Hussle's friend, Karen Civil, read the former President's words about the late rapper to the crowd gathered at Hussle's Celebration of Life service at Los Angeles' Staples Center on Thursday. Exclusives from #ETonline : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQwITQ__CeH2Y_7g2xeiNDa0vQsROQQgv
In the letter, President Obama spoke about getting to know Nipsey through music that his daughter’s shared with him and spoke about Nipsey’s achievements.
President Obama also urged the community to continue to good work within the community of Crenshaw and communities like it.
Over 20,000 people attending the services at the Staples Center on Thursday.
Speakers at the service included Nipsey’s family members, Lauren London, Snoop Dogg, and YG.
The actress shared a private text she sent the late rapper, whom she called 'the love of my life, before his death with the crowd gathered at the Staples Center on Thursday. Exclusives from #ETonline : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQwITQ__CeH2Y_7g2xeiNDa0vQsROQQgv
How has the death of Nipsey Hussle changed you?
Were you able to watch the memorial service?
As we prepare to lay you to rest tomorrow, the city is hurt... Family, friends & fans from far & near are unified in your memory bro.... your legacy will never be forgotten as long as I walk the earth. Thank you for everything that you were. I love you forever Nip & I will do my part in making sure THE MARATHON continues ???????? #LongLiveKingNip
765.9k Likes, 10k Comments - The Game (@losangelesconfidential) on Instagram: "As we prepare to lay you to rest tomorrow, the city is hurt... Family, friends & fans from far &..."
T.I., The Game & Meek Mill buys out Nipsey Hussle's clothing store before the memorial.
The Game and Meek Mill showed up at different times and left with several bags, later T.I. came by and “broke the register twice.”
#PressPlay: #TI made a stop by #NipseyHussle's clothing store to show major love and cash out on some merchandise!!
154k Likes, 6,626 Comments - The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on Instagram: "#PressPlay: #TI made a stop by #NipseyHussle's clothing store to show major love and cash out on..."
The rappers shared footage of their shopping trip with fans and encouraged them to go to the store or purchase product online.
The store is currently serving as a memorial for the slain rapper and will be one of the locations where the 25-mile funeral procession will pass.
What are your thoughts about Nipsey and his impact on the culture?
Game Of Thrones Season 8 Premiere is THIS SUNDAY (April 14th)!
2 days to go! #GameOfThrones
Did you know:
18% of people have watched all seven seasons of Game of Thrones
30% of people say Game of Thrones is their favorite show
25% of people believe Jon Snow will seize the throne
Game of Thrones fans are 70% more likely to have a Ph.D than non-fans of the show
44% of Game of Thrones fans are more likely to have a graduate degree than non-fans of the show
23% of Game of Thrones fans are more likely to have a bachelor's degree than non-fans of the show
Game of Thrones fans are 83% more likely to earn $150,000 or more per year than non-fans
39% of Game of Thrones fans are more likely to earn between $100,000 and $150,000 per year
81% of single Game of Thrones fans have had a date in the last year
30% of people plan to watch the final season of Game of Thrones.
20% of people will watch the season premiere on Sunday night.
The trailer is here. #GameofThrones The Final Season begins April 14 on HBO.
Will YOU be watching the last season of GOT this Sunday?
Who's your favorite character?
What family do you pledge your loyalty to?
Detroit Pistons Goes To The Playoff
For the first time since 2016, that our very own Detroit Pistons are in the NBA playoffs!
Senior Adviser Ed Stefanski will be on with @fbtalk on @wjrradio in about 15 minutes to talk #Pistons and the playoffs. Tune in!
They will take on the Milwaukee Bucks.
Games 1 and 2 are 7 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. Wednesday (Eastern time) in Milwaukee.
Games 3 and 4 will be at Little Caesars Arena, marking the first professional postseason games in the arena!