Rihanna and Drake post heartbreaking tributes to rapper, Nipsey Hussle 3 years ago

Rihanna and Drake post heartbreaking tributes to rapper, Nipsey Hussle


Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle has been killed in a shooting outside his clothing store in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon.


The rapper was shot multiple times in the parking lot at Marathon Clothing on West Slauson Avenue in South Los Angeles at about 3:25 p.m.

Two other men were shot, and a suspect remains at large.

One of the other men is being treated at a hospital, and the third man declined treatment, Los Angeles police Lt. Chris Martinez said.


Celebrities and friends of Nipsey have been reacting to the news on social media, with Rihanna posting a heartbreaking tribute.

"This doesn’t make any sense! My spirit is shaken by this! Dear God may His spirit Rest In Peace and May You grant divine comfort to all his loved ones! I’m so sorry this happened to you," she wrote on Twitter and Instagram.

Drake was also among those sharing their sadness at the news, writing a lengthy tribute to the late rapper on his Instagram.


"My whole energy is just at a low right now hearing this. We just linked for the first time in years and said we were gonna do a new song this summer cause it had been too long. You were having the best run and I was so happy watching from distance fam nobody ever talks down on your name you were a real one to your people and to the rest of us. I’m only doing this here cause I want the world to know I saw you as a man of respect and a don. Rest easy my g."

Pharrell Williams wrote:


"You were about something..positive and for your community in every chance you had to speak..and because of that You inspired millions..millions who will uphold your legacy forever. rest amongst the stars."

Our thoughts are with those who knew Nipsey Hussle.