Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot lifeless exterior his Los Angeles retailer: media

Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed exterior his clothes retailer in south Los Angeles on Sunday, media experiences stated.

Two different folks had been wounded within the taking pictures exterior Marathon Clothes, the Los Angeles Occasions reported, citing legislation enforcement sources.

Based on the newspaper, Hussle, 33, was shot a number of occasions and rushed to a hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless.

His demise despatched shockwaves by the U.S. leisure world, with celebrities posting recollections of the musician on social media.

“This doesn’t make any sense!” the singer Rihanna wrote on Twitter. “My spirit is shaken by this!”

The performer and producer Pharrell Williams wrote on Twitter that Hussle was a “optimistic” pressure who “impressed tens of millions.”

The musician Drake stated he and Hussle had talked about recording a track later within the yr. “You had been having one of the best run and I used to be so pleased watching from distance,” Drake wrote in a message on Instagram.

The Los Angeles Police Division stated in a press release {that a} taking pictures was reported about 3:20 p.m. PDT within the space of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard, and that three victims had been transported to a hospital the place one was pronounced lifeless.

A police division dispatcher declined to verify the identification of the victims and a spokesman didn’t reply to questions.

Hussle, whose actual identify was Ermias Asghedom, grew up in south Los Angeles and sometimes talked about being in a road gang throughout his teenage years. He had since turn into a group organizer, in line with media experiences.

His debut studio album, “Victory Lap” was nominated for Greatest Rap Album at this yr’s Grammy Awards.