The success of Victory Lap has allowed Nipsey Hussle to cement himself as a coveted artist in 2018.
But during the BET Awards, Nipsey Hussle got into a confrontation that eventually went viral.
According to a video posted on social media prior to the awards, Nipsey Hussle can be seen slapping a man in the face.
TMZ reported that Nipsey Hussle was heading to rehearsal for a pre-show performance when his vehicle was stopped by security guards. At some point, a man identified as a BET employee knocked a parking cone out of the hands of a man who works with Nipsey Hussle. Without hesitation, Nipsey Hussle slapped the man before being pulled away by another security guard.
Following the dispute, Nipsey Hussle performed on the pre-show with Y.G. Nipsey Hussle thanked BET following his performance.
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