Sara Mount

Suspect in Nipsey Hustle’s murder

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Nipsey Hustle and Lauren London (photo from washingtonpost.com)

Nipsey Hustle and Lauren London (photo from washingtonpost.com)

Nipsey Hustle and Lauren London (photo from washingtonpost.com)

Nipsey Hustle and Lauren London (photo from washingtonpost.com)

Sara Mount, Staff Writer

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The alleged killer of Nipsey Hustle, whose real name is Ermias Asghedom, has been arrested two days after his murder. Nipsey, who ws 33-years-old, was shot in LA on Sunday March 31st,. Eric Holder was wanted by the LAPD for the murder and shooting of two others. Nipsey was shot outside of his retail store in Los Angeles. Holder shot at the men, escaped through an alley, and then got into a getaway car driven by an unidentified female.

 

There is lots of talk that the murder was gang related. Both Holder and Asghedom have been suspected to have gang relations. Asghedom’s death was mourned by many celebrities and people in his life. Lauren London and Nipsey were partners before his death. She has publicly expressed her grief and loss over his death. “I’ve lost my best friend My sanctuary My protector My soul…. I’m lost without you We are lost without you babe I have no words,” London wrote as she shared a few pictures of the two of them together. Other celebrities shared their condolences including Drake, Justin Bieber, Jenifer Lopez, Alicia Keyes and many more. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti described the rapper as “an artist who touched our city and the lives far beyond.” At a conference on Tuesday he commented about the rapper “He was a tireless advocate for the young people of this city and of this world, to lift them up . . . by not being imprisoned by where you come from or past mistakes, but the possibility of what comes in the future,” Garcetti said.

 

He has just celebrated the most successful year of his career. His latest album Victory Lap was Grammy nominated for Best Rap Album. The tragic murder has brought awareness of the unnecessary violence in America. Nipsey was at his store helping a ex-felon who was recently released get back on his feet. He did many things to help the community in Los Angeles and surrounding areas. He wanted to help the youth and people who needed help.

 

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