The man who reportedly shot and killed Nipsey Hussle is being represented by Chris Darden. Darden’s claim to fame came in the 1990s when served as prosecutor of the O.J. Simpson trial in 1995.
On April 4, Darden entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of Holder whose bail was set at $5M.
On March 31, Holder allegedly approached Nipsey Hussle who was standing in front of his shop, Marathon Clothing, several times. At some point, Holder left the shop and returned with a gun. Holder allegedly shot the Grammy Award nominee six times. Nipsey Hussle died from his injuries.
The suspect fled the scene in a 2016 Chevrolet Cruz being driven by an unidentified woman who has yet to be captured.
Following Nipsey Hussle’s death, millions from across the country have mourned his untimely passing.
On the night of his death, Hundreds of fans gathered at Marathon Clothing, which was blocked off by crime scene tape.
Brother Abdul Muhammad of the Nation of Islam spoke with this writer and shared his thoughts on Nipsey Hussle and why violence must end within the Black community.
“What a sad day for hip-hop,” Muhammad said “But it’s also a day that should inspire you to kill that spirit of self-hat[red] in your brain that is telling you that you should kill your brother. You should be embracing your brother. We should be putting these gun downs.”