Hussle’s memorial service took place on April 11 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Over 21,000 free tickets to the service sold out in less than an hour. Hussle’s longtime partner was the actress Lauren London, who he began dating in 2013. (vigil photo Brandon I. Brooks, Los Angeles Sentinel)
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From Snoop Dogg to President Obama: Tributes to Community Activist Nipsey Hussle

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “It is heartbreaking to again lose a member of our family. It is a heartbreak because it’s so unnecessary. It is so painful to know that we don’t have enough people taking a position that says: Listen, we must have stronger gun laws,” said Stevie Wonder in his eulogy to the slain artist. […read more]

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If Only Shaq, Kobe Said It in Public

Even now, years later, Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal can’t seem to get together [Los Angeles Times] Shaquille O’Neal dominated the Staples Center court one more time Tuesday, in a halftime jersey retirement ceremony that perfectly mirrored his Lakers career. It was booming. It was poignant. It was funny. It Read More