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Nipsey Hussle was set to discuss gang violence before death

R.I.P: Nipsey Hussle (Photo credit: YouTube / Directed by Sergio)

THE DEATH of rapper Nipsey Hussle has shocked many. From Rihanna to Cardi B, Diddy to Meek Mill - music’s biggest figures have taken to social media to share their condolences and fondest memories of the late rapper.

It has now been revealed that prior to his death, Hussle was reportedly set to meet with police chiefs less than 24 hours after he was gunned down in Los Angeles. They were planning to meet on Monday (April 1) to discuss initiatives to keep teenagers away from gang crime.

Posting on Twitter, LA Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff, wrote: “We (LAPD Chief Moore and I ) were meeting , at the request of Nipsey Hussle with him and roc nation tomorrow at 4pm to talk about ways he could help stop gang violence and help us help kids. I’m so very sad.”

He added: ” Nipsey Hussle RIP sir. Many of us will join together to stop whatever caused your, and so many other tragic unnecessary killings.”

According to TMZ, the shooting was gang-related. Eyewitness claimed to have heard multiple shots fired outside the rappers Marathon Clothing store in LA. Two other men are in serious condition and the gunman is still unknown.

LEADER

Nipsey Hussle was widely known for his music, but also as a leader in his community. The star promoted black ownership - owning all of the masters to his music - and reinvesting back into the Slauson neighbourhood where he grew up, opening up a clothing store at 3420 W Slauson Ave.

He was also about to work on a documentary based on Dr. Sebi, the Honduran herbalist who gained notoriety after he had posted an advert on the New York Times newspaper, claiming that he could cure HIV./AIDS.

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