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EntertainmentLA intersection renamed for rapper Nipsey Hussle

02:15  13 april  2019
02:15  13 april  2019 Source:   ap.org

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.

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue will be named after slain rapper and community leader Nipsey Hussle , a South Los Angeles councilman announced Tuesday. A Change.org petition to rename the intersection garnered nearly 500,000

South Los Angeles City Councilman announced the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and West Slauson Avenue would be named after Nipsey Hussle . LA City Council Approves Request To Rename Intersection After Nipsey Hussle .

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A Los Angeles intersection will now be known as "Nipsey Hussle Square."

The City Council voted unanimously Friday to name the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue after the slain rapper.

Hussle grew up in the neighborhood and opened his clothing store, The Marathon, on that intersection, hoping it would become a hub of community rebuilding.

LA intersection renamed for rapper Nipsey Hussle © The Associated Press It's also the intersection where he was fatally shot outside the store March 31 at age 33.

Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson, who proposed the move, says in a statement it was an honor to recognize Hussle.

Hussle's family was at the meeting, which also adjourned in his honor.

It came on the same day as his private funeral at Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills, and a day after a public memorial at Staples Center.


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