Rihanna, Cardi B, Bruno Mars And More Send Heartfelt Tributes In Response To Nipsey Hussle’s Death
The rapper, 33, was shot yesterday outside of his company in South Los Angeles.
Rapper, businessman, and recent GRAMMY 2019 nominee, Nipsey Hussle, was pronounced dead at the hospital yesterday at the age of 33, following a shooting outside his clothing store in South Los Angeles.
Sending their love and consolations to family and friends, many celebrities who knew the rapper or admired him sent heartfelt messages his way in response to the saddening news. Celebs such as Rihanna, LeBron James, Aminé, Pharrell Williams, Bruno Mars and more reached out with touching comments, find some of them below:
Here are the heartfelt responses from celebrities including Rihanna, Justin Bieber, J. Cole and more on Nipsey Hussle’s death:
Rihanna shared a photo of the rapper at the GRAMMY’s this year with the caption: “This doesn’t make any sense! My spirit is shaken by this! Dear God may His spirit Rest In Peace and May You grant divine comfort to all his loved ones!
I’m so sorry this happened to you @nipseyhussle”
J. Cole sent his respects, Tweeting: “Nipsey you a legend. I respect and admire your career path and what you did for the neighborhood. My heart broke today when I saw the news. I’m praying for your loved ones. This was sposed to be the year we got one in. God had bigger plans for you”
Bruno Mars shared a touching tribute, writing that he was one of the first rappers he worked with when he started producing ten years ago.
LeBron James shared his emotions on the sudden death of the rapper.
Cardi B shared a heartfelt message, captioning her photo of him with the message “You cant kill love and you can’t kill respect,” both of which Nipsey Hussle clearly had a lot of.
Pharrell praised the rapper for all his work, continuing that there are many who will uphold his legacy.
Aminé shared that he was inspired by him every day.
Kendrick Lamar held a tribute to the rapper on stage at his concert in Argentina, asking for the audience to hold a minutes silence in his memory.
21 Savage had a lot to say on the subject of the rappers death and shared his outlook on what the downside to fame can be.
Justin Bieber wished for the late rapper to rest in peace.
Vince Staples also sent his love.
Jay Rock was lost for words at the news.
Tiffany Haddish shared that she was hurting and that they both thought ‘a lot a like’, being from the same area, South Central LA and Eritrea.
SZA also sent her love, thanking him for all he taught her and for being so "kind and cool", she also sent her love to his girlfriend and actress Lauren London and their family.
The rapper was also set to meet LA Police Commissioner, Steve Soboroff, tomorrow to talk about ways they could help combat gang violence and “help us help kids.”
We’re sending all our love to his family, friends, and those who are mourning his loss.