It is a tragic time in Hip Hop right now.
Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside of his clothing store, The Marathon in Los Angeles. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was 33.
According to TMZ Nipsey was shot six times and died as a result of being shot in the head an torso, Two other people were also wounded and hospitalized after being in the crossfire.
A few hours before Nipsey was gunned down he tweeted: "Having strong enemies is a blessing."
The LAPD tweeted the following, "The suspect in the shooting is described as a male black & LAPD South Bureau Homicide is conducting an investigation to locate him and anyone else involved." After firing several shots, the suspect ran off and got away in a vehicle.
Nipsey leaves behind a 2 year old son named Kross who he has with actress Lauren London and a daughter named Emani from a previous relationship.