LOS ANGELES — The Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle 33, whose real name was Ermias Ashgedom, was killed in a shooting outside his clothing store in Los Angeles, multiple law enforcement sources said. Two other men were in stable condition.
No further information was immediately available about the shooting at Marathon Clothing on Slauson Avenue in South Los Angeles.
Just before the shooting, Hussle had tweeted, “Having strong enemies is a blessing.”
Hussle’s debut studio album, “Victory Lap” was nominated for Best Rap Album at this year’s Grammy Awards.
Story still in development and a suspect remained at large.