You can live stream Nipsey Hussle’s memorial “Celebration of Life” below.
Thousands of fans have converged on Los Angeles for the memorial service of the late Crenshaw rapper, Nipsey Hussle, real name is Ermias Joseph Asghedom. Hussle was gunned down nearly two weeks ago on March 31, 2019. He was shot six times and died a short time later at a hospital. Police officers believed that the rapper was shot by a man name Eric Holder who is now in custody facing murder and attempted murder charges.
Nipsey’s “Celebration of Life” memorial is being held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and a number of celebrities, dignitaries, and fans are expected to fill the arena. The arena is expected to hold at least 20,000 people.
BET and TIDAL will also live stream the event on their platforms. Viewers can expect some performances in honor of Nipsey Hussle. The memorial service will follow a 25-mile funeral procession that will see the rapper’s body being driven through downtown Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, Watts, and Inglewood.
Nipsey Hussle’s debut album, Victory Lap, return to the Billboard 200 chart this week at No. 2 following a massive surge in streaming and pure album sales in the days following his death.