The world came together to pay tribute to the late rapper Nipsey Hussle on the night of 31st March, Tuesday, who has shot dead a year ago on that date, with many musicians, athletes, and more honored his legacies like DJ Khaled, Russell Westbrook, and Kyrie Irving. The stars took to their social media accounts with their respective snaps of him and paid tributes to him by describing his positive influence in their lives.
Each one shares their emotional eulogy:
Khaled had posted: ‘Bless up @nipseyhussle✓ Inspiration to all of us, The marathon continues, Long live. Grateful for your friendship. The highest human act is to inspire.’
NFL’s Michael Thomas posted an emotional tribute stated as follows: ‘ I lost my homie and his soul still attached to me. Rest in Peace, Nip Hussle; I’m still lapping for you.’
Another NFL star DeSean Jackson, posted: ‘Put on for South Central Crenshaw District. Rest ease, Brody. #LLNH’
NBA star Russell Westbrook posted: ‘ Hussle Day!!, RIP to the legend NH, NIP!! We miss you, bro #TheMarathonContinues’.
The trend followed by many other stars like Davontae Harris, Isaiah Thomas, and Kyrie Irving, etc.
Some backstory on the legend Nip Hussle
Nip Hussle was born Ermias Joseph Asghedom in Los Angeles, CA, where he was also raised. He became famous for his tracks like “The Marathon” and “The Marathon Continues,” which became a reference for fans in their tribute tweets.
His debut album nominated for the Grammy for Best Rap Album in 2018. The rapper was notoriously shot and killed outside his Marathon Clothing Store in South Central LA on March 31, 2019.
He was posthumously awarded the Grammys for Best Rap Performance for his songs Racks in the Middle and Higher in February 2020. He was so much popular amongst his fans. And he was famous for his best hits like Double up, Racks In The Middle and Hussle & Motivate. He was also renowned for his name “The Hustle Star.”