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EntertainmentLos Angeles Intersection to Be Renamed in Honor of Nipsey Hussle

13:45  10 april  2019
13:45  10 april  2019 Source:   billboard.com

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The legacy of Grammy-nominated South Los Angeles rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle lives on, as the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and West Slauson Avenue will be renamed in his honor , Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced Tuesday.

Following the tragic death of Nipsey Hussle , his hometown of Los Angeles is honoring the rapper. Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced on Tuesday (April 9) that the intersection of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard, right in the center of where Nipsey grew

Los Angeles Intersection to Be Renamed in Honor of Nipsey Hussle © Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for PUMA Nipsey Hussle

Following the tragic death of Nipsey Hussle, his hometown of Los Angeles is honoring the rapper.

Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced on Tuesday (April 9) that the intersection of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard, right in the center of where Nipsey grew up, will become "Ermias 'Nipsey Hussle' Asghedom Square."

The rapper was gunned down on March 31 in front of his Marathon Clothing store, located at the newly named intersection. Suspect Eric Holder has been charged with murder, according to the Los Angeles District Attorney's office. Holder is in custody after pleading not guilty.

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The intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue in Los Angeles is central to Nipsey Hussle ’s life story. It’s where he first came up selling Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson revealed that he will be submitting a motion to officially rename the intersection in honor of Nipsey

"Ermias Asghedom, known as ' Nipsey Hussle ,' was an icon and West Coast hero," Councilman Harris-Dawson said in a statement to the Times. The streets' renaming came after more than 500,000 fans signed an online petition to rename the intersection , which is in the center of an area Nipsey called

Nip's family will be hosting a "Celebration of Life" on Thursday (April 11) at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.

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