According to NBC News, Nipsey Hussle was killed Sunday afternoon during a shooting outside his store in South Los Angeles.
According to reports, Hussle was shot multiple times outside his clothing store Marathon Clothing Company. The Grammy Nominated rapper was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Los Angeles police have closed off the area as their investigation continues.
Hussle, born Ermias Ashghedom, was from South LA, and was well-known in the community, most recently in his involvement with the new Destination Crenshaw arts project.
Nipsey tweeted the following hours before his death
Having strong enemies is a blessing.
— THA GREAT (@NipseyHussle) March 31, 2019
— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) April 1, 2019