Update: Nipsey Hussle’s public Celebration of Life will be streamed on Tidal at 10am PT for non members and members .
The private viewing was heavily guarded with armed security,and there was a guest list that included Nipsey‘s inner circle.
21,000 tickets sold out within 30 minutes of release, and scalpers are already on Ebay selling the tickets for $400 and up. Many are outraged by the sale of the tickets, but people have been scalping tickets for years. The ticket distributer is cracking down in people selling their free tickets on Ebay.
The public Celebration of Life for Nipsey Hussle will be held April 11th. Nipsey’s procession will pass his hood Slauson and Crenshaw, his establishments including The Marathon Clothing Store. South L.A. has officially re- named Slauson and Crenshaw Blvd. to Nipsey Hussle Square in honor of the Victory Lap rapper.
Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced that the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and West Slauson Avenue in South L.A., and released this statement:
“Ermias Asghedom known as “Nipsey Hussle” was an icon and West Coast hero. Nipsey’s genuine nature allowed him to be a light to everyone he interacted with from family, friends, fans, and his larger community. As a father, brother, and son, Nipsey was a rock helping to build an empire that will continue through generations. Nipsey will always be remembered for delivering a pure, authentic Los Angeles sound, his numerous philanthropic efforts, his innovative, community-focused business mindset, and his humble heart.”
Lauren London also released a statement saying she will continue to represent for her king, and Nipsey’s mother also spoke out about her son passing. She said she was at peace with his death, and his presence is all around us. His death brought everyone together , and his presence will be missed.