Nipsey Hussle’s family opening 2nd Marathon Clothing store

It looks like the marathon will actually continue. Nipsey Hussle’s family announced they will open a second Marathon Clothing store in Los Angeles this year, something the late rapper planned to do. “This second location is a dream that Nipsey always had, and it’s important that his kids are able to see his plans fulfilled,” […]

Nipsey Hussle’s live visual album, ‘The Marathon,’ streams this week

Nipsey Hussle’s posthumous live album is set to be unleashed on a ravenous fan base in the coming days. Fans can view The Marathon on YouTube this Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at 9 p.m. EST / 6 p.m. PST, according to Complex magazine. Visual artist Oki Doki was the first to share the news on his […]

Lauren London goes off after rumors emerge of her dating Diddy

Lauren London, the former girlfriend of the late rapper Nipsey Hussle, took a moment to respond to rumors that she’s dating Sean “Diddy” Combs. The rumors begin after Combs posted a photo of the two together at the 2019 Roc Nation brunch. Combs wrote in the caption, “More lost files…me and my sister @laurenlondon at […]

How Nipsey Hussle inspired a book club for Black and Latino men

The late Nipsey Hussle continues to inspire the masses. Known as an avid reader, the Los Angeles-based rapper often spoke about the books that inspired him during interviews and on songs. The Marathon Book Club, founded by Rashad Drakeford, currently has 76 members — 74 Black and two Latino — who live in Los Angeles; New […]

Nipsey Hussle’s estate announces Puma collaboration release date

If you’re a Nipsey Hussle fan, you’ll be happy to hear that the late rapper’s long-awaited Puma collaboration is finally on the way. On Monday evening, Aug. 19, 2019, Hussle’s estate posted the release date on his official Instagram page. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nipsey Hussle (@nipseyhussle) The post states: […]

Nipsey Hussle’s sister shows off new tattoo in honor of the late rapper

Samantha Smith, the sister of Ermias Asghedom aka Nipsey Hussle, is paying homage to her late brother in a grand way. Smith went on Instagram Tuesday, June 18, 2019, to share the first look at her new tattoo in memory of her slain sibling. The photo shows the new ink on her arm with a […]

Nipsey Hussle’s team reveals truth after claims he signed his suspected killer

Nipsey Hussle’s estate has responded to claims that he signed his suspected killer to his record label. On May 5 during an interview with Vlad TV, rapper BG Knocc Out claimed that Nipsey’s suspected killer, Eric Holder, was signed to Nipsey’s All Money In record label. The interview went viral within hours as many believed […]

John Singelton’s public celebration of life to be announced soon

A public celebration of life for Oscar-nominated film director John Singleton will be announced soon. According to TMZ, a private service will take place Monday, May 6, 2019, and a larger public service will be announced in the weeks to come. On Singleton died on April 29 after suffering complications from a stroke. During his film […]

Why Nipsey Hussle’s sister wants full guardianship of late rapper’s child

Nipsey Hussle’s sister wants to become the legal guardian of the late rapper’s daughter. According to legal documents filed at Los Angeles Superior Court, Samantha Smith is seeking full guardianship of his 10-year-old daughter, Emani Asghedom. Smith says she believes that Emani’s biological mother is not in a position to properly take care of the […]

Nipsey Hussle’s friend who was jailed after being shot learns his fate

Kerry Latham may soon be a free man. Latham’s case has been dropped, according to Miriam Hernandez of ABC 7. Latham was shot in the same incident that claimed the life of rapper Nipsey Hussle on March 31. After serving 25 years in prison, Latham wanted to get new clothes before being reunited with his family, and […]

7 powerful Nipsey Hussle lyrics that will inspire and change your life

Nipsey Hussle made a profound impact on his community during his 33 years of life. A native of the Crenshaw community in South Los Angeles, Nipsey Hussle found ways to infuse inspirational lyrics within his testimonies of street life as a member of the Crips. In a sense, Nipsey Hussle served the dual roles of […]

Nipsey Hussle takes final ride as thousands line streets of Los Angeles

Hours after a capacity crowd witnessed the homegoing service of Nipsey Hussle, the city of Los Angeles stood still for its fallen son. For 25 miles, Nipsey’s procession made its way through multiple communities and thousands lined the streets to pay homage one last time. The Marathon store, located on Crenshaw and Slauson, often served […]

5 powerful moments from Nipsey Hussle’s homegoing service

Family, friends and fans of Nipsey Hussle packed the Staples Center in Los Angeles on April 11, 2019, to pay tribute to a man whose impact in the community may have exceeded his achievements in music. Moments before the doors opened at Staples Center shortly after 9 a.m. PST, thousands of young men and women […]

Crenshaw community reacts to Louis Farrakhan’s speech at Nipsey Hussle’s store

You could hear a pin drop as people waited for Minister Louis Farrakhan to speak. Ten minutes earlier, a motorcade of Black SUVs pulled into the parking lot of Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon Clothing store. Surrounded by his most trusted protectors, Farrakhan delivered a powerful speech in honor of Nipsey Hussle. “Everyone that was slaughtered on […]

Minister Farrakhan gives powerful tribute to Nipsey Hussle at Marathon Store

Minister Louis Farrakhan arrived at The Marathon Store on the afternoon of April 10 with dozens of Nation of Islam members in tow. On a day when Nipsey Hussle’s music blasted through speakers throughout most of the afternoon, the music and crowd fell silent as Farrakhan made his way to the makeshift memorial in honor of the […]

Nipsey Hussle’s special connection to Nation of Islam in pursuit of gang peace

Members of the Nation of Islam paid tribute to fallen rapper and businessman Nipsey Hussle on April 7, 2019, by giving an awe-inspiring salute. Video of the tribute has gone viral. Minister Tony Muhammad, a prominent figure in the Los Angeles community, helped to organize the tribute and has played a key role in helping […]

Nipsey Hussle shook alleged killer’s hand before being gunned down

In yet another heart-wrenching twist to an already tragic story, Nipsey Hussle reportedly shook hands with his alleged killer just moments before he was gunned down, according to an eye-witness who narrowly missed being a victim himself. Herman Douglas, who told the Los Angeles Times he was one of Hussle’s business partners, claims he was […]

Nipsey Hussle’s bodyguard’s teary tribute before retiring

Nipsey Hussle’s longtime bodyguard is so overcome with grief over the community icon’s death that he is not only quitting this job, he’s leaving the profession altogether. A despondent J-Roc announced his retirement after giving a powerful and poignant tribute to the multifaceted businessman, civic leader, philanthropist and lyricist who’d become a close friend throughout […]

How Nipsey Hussle’s dedication to community will ‘spark’ global change

Before his untimely demise and during one of his most candid interviews ever, Tupac Shakur openly dismissed the idea of ruling the world or even changing it. While he desperately sought to live in a better place along with his community, his thoughts of redemption and victory, he felt, were purposed for another individual. “I […]