Musicians Make Outstanding Presence At Nipsey Hussle's Celebration Of Life Service

Musicians Make Outstanding Presence At Nipsey Hussle's Celebration Of Life Service

From Stevie Wonder, to Snoop Dogg, to Beyoncé and Jay-Z, the entire music world bids farewell to Nipsey the Great.

Published April 11th

After mourning the passing of hip-hop's beloved altruist and gifted rap artist Nipsey Hussle, the hip-hop and L.A. communities gathered together to pay final respects to the 33-year-old at his Celebration of Life service on Thursday (March 11).

In addition to all those who held Nipsey close to their hearts, his industry family showed up in numbers in the audience and on stage. Fellow West Coast flagbearers YG and Snoop Dogg shared heartfelt words for their brother-in-rhyme while his hip-hop counterparts like Jay-Z sent love in a touching letter included in the memorial service's program. L.A. songstress Jhené Aiko and England-bred Marsha Ambrosius also crooned gentle odes to the Victory Lap legend. 

In acknowledgement of the overwhelming love overflowing L.A.'s Staples Center with 20,000-plus attendees, here are some of the most familiar faces who helped celebrate the life and legacy of Nipsey Tha Great:

  1. Marsha Ambrosius
  2. Snoop Dogg
  3. YG
  4. Anthony Hamilton
  5. Jhene Aiko
  6. Beyoncé and Jay-Z
  7. Mozzy
    LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 11: Hip-hop artist Mozzy is greeted by fans as he attends a memorial celebration for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle at the STAPLES Center arena on April 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in front of his store, The Marathon Clothing, on March 31, 2019 in Los Angeles.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
    (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images)
  8. Master P
    (Photo: ETIENNE LAURENT/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photos from left: JB Lacroix/ WireImage, Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images, JB Lacroix/ WireImage)


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