Hip-hop bended its knee for the final call to the late and great Nipsey Hussle at his Celebration of Life on Thursday (April 11).
From musicians both near and far from the L.A. Staples Center memorial service, several big names of Hollywood’s music circle paid respects to the beloved Victory Lap rap luminary and revered community altruist. For those who could not attend, they continued pouring love and light to Nipsey and his family via social media and even with visits to his landmarking Marathon Clothing store. New Orleans hip-hop icon Lil Wayne was one of them who took his hat off to Nipsey Tha Great in condolences and acknowledgment of his legacy. As most are aware, Lauren London, prominent actress and love of Nipsey’s life, mothers Weezy’s son Kameron Carter, who bravely took to the stage at Nip’s Celebration of Life to share a heartwarming tribute.
And with respect to his ties to the L.A.-bred rap artist, hip-hop fans everywhere are also commending Weezy’s salute in light of Nipsey’s call back to his heavenly home.
See Wayne's rest in power message to him and fans’ salute back to the Carter V emcee below:
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