LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Three years after his homicide, rapper Nipsey Hussle is ready to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
While Hussle is being honored for his musical accomplishments, he’s additionally remembered for a legacy of group constructing in Los Angeles that continues to this present day in his title.
He labored with the Los Angeles City Council on tasks like Destination Crenshaw – a public works effort devoted to artwork and the native companies now properly beneath building
Last week Los Angeles officers devoted a brand new Metro station in Hyde Park in his title, not removed from the place his Marathon clothes retailer was situated.
The ceremony for Hussle’s star will likely be held 10 a.m. Monday on Hollywood Boulevard in entrance of Amoeba Music. It might be watched through streaming on the Hollywood Walk of Fame web site.
Monday would have been his thirty seventh birthday.
“This is a really good birthday gift,” mentioned LaTanya Ward, a group activist and pal of the rapper. “I wish he were actually here to receive it. He got people to understand that people who come from where we come from can accomplish great feats.”
Hussle was fatally shot in entrance of his Marathon retailer on March 31, 2019.
Eric Ronald Holder was discovered responsible of his homicide in July of this 12 months.
Slain rapper Nipsey Hussle to be honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
“Nipsy Hussle was more than just a creative genius, he was committed to helping his community through savvy Business moves and charitable contributions,” the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce mentioned upon saying his star could be positioned on the Walk of Fame.
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