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Californian rapper Nipsey Hussle (real name Ermias Asghedom) has passed away. He was 33. Hussle was shot multiple times in Hyde Park, Los Angeles. The suspect fled from the scene and has not been caught.

Reports are claiming that Hussle was shot outside his Marathon Clothing Company store near the Crenshaw area.

TMZ has reported that three people were shot outside the store. They were all rushed to the hospital, where Hussle was pronounced dead.

A few hours before his death, Hussle took to Twitter to share, “Having strong enemies is a blessing.”

Hussle’s debut studio album, Victory Lap was nominated for Best Rap Album at 2019’s Grammy Awards. The record featured collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, Diddy, The-Dream. Hussle was featured on XXL’s highly-coveted “Freshmen Class” cover in 2010.

Hussle has been publicly associated with Rollin 60s an offshoot of the Los Angeles’ Crips gang. Hussle publicly acknowledged this in a 2010 interview with Complex magazine.

Hussle is survived by his two children.

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Tributes to the late rapper have begun pouring in.

This story is developing.

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