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EntertainmentNipsey Hussle's family looking for 15,000-seat venue for memorial

01:40  06 april  2019
01:40  06 april  2019 Source:   wonderwall.com

Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot multiple times in South L.A.

Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot multiple times in South L.A. Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot multiple times Sunday afternoon in South Los Angeles, law enforcement sources said. The shooting occurred in the Hyde Park neighborhood. His condition was unknown. Los Angeles police had closed off the area as the investigation continued. Hussle, born Ermias Asghedom, was from South L.A. and has talked in the past about his early life in a street gang. He is a well-known community organizer who most recently was involved in the new Destination Crenshaw arts project. He told The Times in 2018 that he managed to develop a love of music and technology. “I grew up in gang culture,” he said. “We dealt with death, with murder.

Nipsey Hussle ' s family is expecting an enormous crowd for his funeral service. Nipsey Hussle Memorial Service Will Be Huge On the Hunt for a Venue . We're told the family has already passed on venues with 2, 000 seats -- they need something MUCH bigger, and they're looking at

Nipsey Hussle is so beloved in L.A. and beyond, family members in charge of planning his memorial are searching for a venue that can accommodate what will Sources close to the slain Crenshaw rapper tell TMZ planning is underway and the family is looking at venues , but they're running into

Nipsey Hussle's family is reportedly searching for a basketball-sized arena to accommodate the thousands upon thousands of mourners who want to honor the slain rapper.

Nipsey Hussle's family looking for 15,000-seat venue for memorial © Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock Nipsey Hussle arrives at Roc Nation's Pre-Grammy Brunch in Los Angeles on Feb. 9, 2019.

TMZ reports that the family has passed on 2,000-seat venues in Los Angeles because they believe something that small won't suffice. They're looking for venues like Staples Center, where the Los Angles Lakers and Clippers play, or The Forum -- arenas that can hold upwards of 15,000 people.

The Hollywood Bowl would also be a possibility.

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RELATED: Suspect ID’d In Nipsey Hussle Murder Case. As many as 15 people sustained non-life threatening injuries, LAFD said. Officers attempted to clear the area surrounding the memorial immediately following the disturbance, but several people became rowdy, throwing candles and other

Millions are mourning the tragic loss of Nipsey Hussle , and while fans continue to send their condolences to his loved ones, his family is preparing for his memorial service. The publication states that the family has passed on venues that house even 2, 000 seats because it' s just not enough.

"His family wants to ensure everyone who wants to will be able to celebrate his life," TMZ reports.

A service is likely to happen sometime within the next two weeks, the report said.

Nipsey Hussle's family looking for 15,000-seat venue for memorial © Kristin Callahan/ACE Pictures/REX/Shutterstock Nipsey Hussle attends the 4th Annual Clara Lionel Foundation Diamond Ball in New York City on Sept. 13, 2018.

Nipsey was murdered in broad daylight outside his Marathon Clothing store in the Hyde Park section of L.A. on March 31.

On April 2, police arrested Eric Holder for the alleged shooting. On Thursday, during his initial court appearance, Eric pleaded not guilty to murder. Police said the suspect and Nipsey had a personal dispute.

Since Nipsey's death, candlelight vigils have popped up around the world and many celebrities and athletes have paid tribute to the Grammy-nominated artist.

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Nipsey Hussle’s Murder Sparks Peaceful Vigil Among L.A. Street Gangs The murder of Nipsey Hussle has caused many leaders of the street gangs in Los Angeles to rethink how business is conducted amongst themselves, and they’ve organized a special vigil just for the the gangs to come together and mourn. The meetup is going down Friday afternoon and will be attended by members from the […] The post Nipsey Hussle’s Murder Sparks Peaceful Vigil Among L.A. Street Gangs appeared first on The Blast.

Ermias Joseph Asghedom (August 15 , 1985 – March 31, 2019), known professionally as Nipsey Hussle (often stylized as Nipsey Hu$$le), was an American rapper and songwriter from Los Angeles

Nipsey Hussle Memorial . Fans honored the late Nipsey Hussle at a makeshift memorial where the artist was killed.

"He was so gifted, so proud of his home, so invested in his community," John Legend tweeted after Nipsey's death. "Utterly stunned that he's gone so soon."

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