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EntertainmentFuneral procession will follow Nipsey Hussle’s Staples Center memorial

19:55  11 april  2019
19:55  11 april  2019 Source:   latimes.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.

Memorial service for Nipsey Hussle to be held at Staples Center in L.A. By Brian Pascus. Following the memorial , a 25.5 mile funeral procession will travel from Staples Center through the South Central Los Angeles neighborhoods of Inglewood and Watts, before ending at a funeral home

Nipsey Hussle ' s Downtown L.A. memorial service will be a heavily guarded affair -- and it' s got a lot to do with the chaos that broke out at a vigil a week TMZ has learned. Sources familiar with Nipsey ' s Celebration of Life at the Staples Center arena this Thursday tell us there will be an abundance of

Funeral procession will follow Nipsey Hussle’s Staples Center memorial © Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty Images for Warner Music The last time Nipsey Hussle was at Staples Center, he was headlining the BET Experience concert in June.

On Thursday morning, thousands of fans stood in a line that snaked around the venue waiting for the doors to open to celebrate the life of the slain rapper, born Ermias Joseph Asghedom, who was gunned down in broad daylight outside of his clothing store on Slauson Avenue on March 31.

Funeral procession will follow Nipsey Hussle’s Staples Center memorial © Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Maurice Lopez, who first met Hussle years ago, donned a white T-shirt emblazoned with the profile of the rapper wearing a crown of thorns.

“He meant a lot though, man. This hurt a lot of people,” Lopez said as he stood outside Staples Center. “I just came all the way from Vegas to show my respect and, you know, give some love to his family.”

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Nipsey Hussle's family looking for 15,000-seat venue for memorial The family has already passed on multiple 2,000-seat venues.

Nipsey Hussle will take one last victory lap around L.A. before he' s laid to rest, and the procession will touch much of the city especially the All told, the procession will cover just over 25 miles as it winds through South L.A. following Thursday' s memorial service at Staples Center .

Опубликовано: 9 апр. 2019 г. Nipsey hussle ' s final funeral arrangements. Nipsey Hussle will be laid to rest on Thursday, April 11 at the And the procession will cover just over 25 miles as it winds through South L.A. following Thursday' s memorial service at Staples Center .

Lopez said Hussle’s death “was like Tupac [Shakur] all over again,” referring to the rap artist shot to death in Las Vegas in 1996.

Hussle, a 33-year-old Grammy-nominated recording artist, was beloved among South L.A. residents for devoting his time and resources to helping those in his community.

Funeral procession will follow Nipsey Hussle’s Staples Center memorial © The Associated Press Guests wearing apparel with a Crenshaw logo attend the Celebration of Life memorial service for late rapper Nipsey Hussle, whose given name was Ermias Asghedom, on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) A massive security presence was also on hand in an effort to avoid the problems of last week’s vigil, where reports of a gunman prompted a stampede that injured 19 people.

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Following Nipsey Hussle ' s memorial service this Thursday (April 11) at the Staples Center , the late artist and entrepreneur will be honored as he' s driven to a few notable With that said, the procession is expected to be an hour and a half in length, ending at his funeral home on Crenshaw Blvd.

Following Nipsey Hussle ’ s memorial service on Thursday at Staples Center , his funeral procession will cover a 25.5-mile path through South Los Angeles and pass his clothing store, outside of which he was shot and killed on March 31. Nipsey Hussle WireImage. More On

LAPD Chief Michel Moore initially said no shots were fired at the vigil, but an affidavit by a longtime gang investigator shows evidence of a brazen attack during the crowded candlelight gathering at Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard.

Thursday’s memorial will feature a number of performances in Hussle’s honor and will be live-streamed on the web for fans across the globe to watch.

The only other time the 21,000-seat venue was used to memorialize an entertainer was in 2009, when Michael Jackson died.

Hussle’s family is asking those in attendance to act respectfully, as they don’t want a repeat of the violence at last week’s vigil.

The Los Angeles Police Department is pulling in officers from divisions across the city to keep a watchful but distant eye on the memorial. The police presence, according to officials, will be substantial but subtle, mostly for traffic and peacekeeping if needed.

Read Barack Obama’s Tribute to Nipsey Hussle

Read Barack Obama’s Tribute to Nipsey Hussle Barack Obama wrote a tribute to Nipsey Hussle that was read by hip-hop executive Karen Civil during the late rapper’s memorial service at Staples Center in Los Angeles today. The reading came after a moving performance by singer Marsha Ambrosius, who sang Mariah Carey’s “Fly Like a Bird.” Obama’s speech follows in full: Dear Friends and Family of Nipsey: I’d never met Nipsey Hussle, but I’d heard some of his music through my daughters, and after his passing, I had the chance to learn more about his transformation and his community work.

There was reportedly a meeting on Wednesday between Nipsey ’ s family and Staples Center to discuss the service. LAPD was also included in order to Nipsey ’ s family was reportedly in the midst of planning a memorial service for a massive crowd, passing on venues that held only 2,000 seats to

If you missed tickets to the late rapper' s memorial at the Staples Center , you can still pay your respects throughout L.A. "Live From E!" has more.

“We will be as low-key and away as possible while maintaining public safety and safe expeditious traffic movement,” LAPD Assistant Chief Robert Arcos said. “In some areas, we will be visible, but not in a manner to be in close proximity to the event.”

Funeral procession will follow Nipsey Hussle’s Staples Center memorial © The Associated Press Artist Gift Davis works on a portrait of rapper Nipsey Hussle as fans wait in line to attend a public memorial at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Thursday, April 11, 2019. Hussle was killed in a shooting outside his Marathon Clothing store in south Los Angeles on March 31. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) Officers will be on foot, bicycles and motorbikes, Arcos said.

Staples Center officials are asking anyone without a ticket to the memorial to stay away from the arena and L.A. Live as access will be restricted. Doors opened at 8 a.m. and the memorial will begin at 10.

Free tickets for the service were exhausted within minutes, and people soon began trying to scalp them online. EBay shut down one seller’s attempt to make $400 off four tickets.

Guests and staff at Staples Center will be subject to a metal detector screening and visual and bag inspections. Bags should be no larger than 14-by-14-by-6 inches, and backpacks are forbidden at the memorial. Out of respect to the family, officials said, cameras and recording devices will not be permitted inside the venue, and anyone found recording or taking photos may be asked to leave.

Nipsey Hussle procession: Thousands line streets of L.A. for final farewell to slain rapper

Nipsey Hussle procession: Thousands line streets of L.A. for final farewell to slain rapper The energy at Staples Center was electrifying Thursday, as guests cheered and danced to Nipsey Hussle’s music during his memorial. Although the 21,000-seat stadium was filled with mourners — including celebrities such as Snoop Dogg, Meek Mill and Puff Daddy — many of Hussle’s fans in the South L.A. communities he helped lift up could not make it inside. For them, Hussle’s family wanted the celebration of the artist’s life to continue outside in a 25.5-mile funeral procession that went from downtown L.A. to Watts and Inglewood. The procession, which began about 2:30 p.m.

Nipsey Hussle was beloved for both his music and devotion to neighborhoods in South Los Angeles, where a procession will follow Thursday' s memorial service at Staples Center . Fans outside Staples Center were waiting to pounce on tickets for the slain rapper' s memorial .

Nipsey ' s celebration of life at Staples Center will be a heavily guarded affair -- with muscle from the LAPD and the Nation of Islam -- and it' s got a lot to do with the chaos that broke out at Nipsey ' s vigil outside his Marathon Nipsey Hussle ' s Funeral Procession Will Pass By His Shooting Location.

There will be plenty of opportunity for those who didn’t get tickets to the memorial to honor Hussle, as a 25.5-mile funeral procession will take place from downtown Los Angeles through Inglewood, South L.A. and Watts.

The route begins at Staples Center immediately following the celebration of life event and will travel south on Vermont Avenue to Century Boulevard. From there it will head east to Wilmington Avenue and then loop back around and travel west to La Brea Avenue and Manchester Boulevard before turning north to the Marathon Clothing store, where Hussle was gunned down, and ending at the Angelus Funeral Home in the Crenshaw district.

Procession security will be provided by the Nation of Islam, and roads along the route will be closed to accommodate the vehicles. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

Throughout the week, mourners have turned the area around Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard into a shrine. Visitors have been ushered into an alley sandwiched by two vibrant murals of Hussle, where they have taken photos, kneeled to pray and looked up at the Grammy-nominated artist.

On Friday, Los Angeles council members will adjourn their meeting at City Hall in the memory of the slain rapper. Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced Tuesday that the Crenshaw Boulevard and West Slauson Avenue intersection will be named “Ermias ‘Nipsey Hussle’ Asghedom Square.”

1 Dead, Others Hurt in Shooting During Nipsey Hussle Procession

1 Dead, Others Hurt in Shooting During Nipsey Hussle Procession "We must stop this senseless violence," says Los Angeles police Chief Michel Moore. The victims were described as three African-American men and one African-American woman all between the ages of 30 to 50, said Moore via social media. It is unclear which victim died. Suspects in gray Hyundai fired on the victims, the chief said. "We must stop this senseless violence," Moore added. Enormous crowds gathered Thursday to pay their respects to Hussle as his body was carried from the public funeral at Staples Center to South L.A. where he was born and raised.

Nipsey Hussle ' s memorial service is tomorrow. The tickets were free, but are being sold for hundreds of dollars by scalpers. Nipsey Hussle ' s memorial service is tomorrow. Nipsey Hussle Procession To Follow Celebration Of Life At Staples Center - Продолжительность: 3:18 CBS Los

A "Celebration of Life" service for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle will be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles Monday morning followed by a procession through the streets of South L.A. and the The Staples Center memorial will be the second time a memorial service has been held at the location

“He was working closely with the city to help save lives and transform lives, even as he was doing that for himself,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said at a news conference following the killing.

“He was a tireless advocate for the young people of this city and of this world, to lift them up with the possibility of not being imprisoned by where you come from or past mistakes.”

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