Nipsey Hussle has been shot dead

Nipsey Hussle has been shot dead

Nipsey Hussle has passed away.

According to NBC, which broke the story, the rapper was shot multiple times in the parking lot by his store Marathon Clothing on West Slauson Avenue in South Los Angeles. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. NBC also reports that hours before the shooting, Hussle sent out this tweet:

Hussle has been making music for over a decade. His debut album Victory Lap received a nomination for Best Rap Album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards that happened earlier this year.

Tributes from artists and public figures have been streaming in, and, of the lot, Rihanna's and Talib Kweli's were particularly moving.