US Rapper Nipsey Hussle Reportedly Killed In Shooting

Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle has reportedly been killed in an LA shooting outside his own clothing store.

According to reports by NBC news, Hussle (33), born as Ermias Asghedom, was amongst three men shot outside Marathon Clothing in South Los Angeles. Two other men are reportedly in serious condition, with one suspect remaining at large.

Nipsey Hussle’s debut album Victory Lap was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 2019 Grammy Awards.

More on this story as details emerge.

UPDATE 01/04/19: According to NBC News, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Crisis Response Team confirmed the news saying, “Today we lost a great musician, Nipsey Hussle.”

A number of artists have taken to social media to offer their tributes.

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