This March 31, it will be a year since Nipsey Hussle, born Ermias Joseph Asghedom, was murdered in Los Angeles, shot and killed outside his store Marathon Clothing. Last month, director Ava DuVernay introduced Meek Mill, DJ Khaled, John Legend, Roddy Ricch, Kirk Franklin, and YG to the Grammys stage for a tribute to the […]
For all of the winners tonight, an air of loss has hovered over this year’s Grammy Awards. First, there were dedications and tributes by Lizzo, Boys II Men and Alicia Keys to basketball great Kobe Bryant, who died earlier on Sunday. Then, there is the absence of nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was tragically murdered […]
Following an early morning raid at his home, the rapper YG has been arrested by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that they arrived at YG’s home in the San Fernando Valley armed with a search warrant and an arrest warrant related to a robbery case. TMZ reports that YG […]
Nipsey Hussle’s sudden death shocked fans and artists throughout the rap scene. In response, the hip-hop world unofficially observed an extended moment of silence this week by releasing no new music out of respect for Hussle, with the exception of a surprise new song from Noname today, the odd minor project earlier in the week, […]
Following reports of a shooting late Sunday afternoon, Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle has reportedly been pronounced dead at age 33. NBC announced his death following news of the attack, first reported by TMZ. According to TMZ, Hussle, born Ermias Davidson Asghedom, and two others were shot outside Hussle’s clothing shop The Marathon Store in L.A.’s […]
Watch Nipsey Hussle and YG put on for their hometown fans at the LA Clippers game below:
West Coast icons Suga Free, DJ Quik and Dove Shack’s Bo-Roc link up with the new school vibes Klokwize and JP Cali Smoove for a funky homage to all things California! With world-toured guitarist/producer “Uncle Dave” Foreman (Bruno Mars, DJ Quik, Nipsey Hussle) providing the backbone the beat, it’s an all-out affair for cars, roller […]
Watch this clip Nipsey Hussle discussing his initiative to bring STEM programs to his hometown Crenshaw and other neighborhoods nationwide.
Indie kingpin Nipsey Hussle gave some game to upcoming artists looking to get paid fairly for their work. According to Neighborhood Nip, YouTube only pays $690 for 1 million streams, compared to Tidal’s $12,500. Apple Music pays $7,350, Spotify and Amazon Music both pay a little over $4,000 per million streams.