Gerrick Kennedy

music and pop culture writer for the LA Times

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Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed on Sunday outside his South LA clothing store called The Marathon. The suspect is a 29-year-old man named Eric Holder.

Remembering LA rapper, activist and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle

Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed on Sunday outside his South LA clothing store called The Marathon. The suspect is a 29-year-old man named Eric Holder.

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