DEAD: Nipsey Hussle (aged 33)
Ermias Davidson Asghedom (August 15, 1985 – March 31, 2019), better known professionally as Nipsey Hussle (often stylized as Nipsey Hu$$le), was an American rapper and songwriter from Los Angeles, California. He has released several mixtapes, including three installments of his Bullets Ain’t Got No Name series, The Marathon, The Marathon Continues and Crenshaw, the latter of which rapper Jay-Z, bought 100 copies for $100 each. His debut studio album Victory Lap was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awardsin 2019.
DEATH: On March 31, 2019, Hussle was shot multiple times just outside of his clothing store—Marathon Clothing—in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles. He was pronounced dead hours later at the age of 33.