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YG pays tribute to slain friend Nipsey Hussle at Coachella

Rapper YG paid tribute to Nipsey Hussle on the Coachella Valley Tune and Arts Competition all the way through his efficiency Sunday, dedicating his set to his slain pal and fellow South Los Angeles artist.

YG, who collaborated with the Grammy-nominated rapper sooner than Hussle was once shot and killed out of doors his clothes shop in South Los Angeles on March 31, opened his Coachella set with a video tribute that featured photos of ultimate week’s huge funeral procession for the slain musician. He additionally wore a vest emblazoned with a picture of Hussle, a neighborhood activist and fixture in South Los Angeles.

“Y’all know like everyone else, we simply misplaced certainly one of our greats, we simply misplaced certainly one of our homies, our large brothers,” the rapper told the crowd in Indio, California. “…A  motherf—- legend, black mother— Jesus.”

YG plays on the Coachella Tune & Arts Competition on the Empire Polo Membership on Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Indio, Calif. 

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YG stated Sunday the 2 had mentioned functioning at Coachella. His set additionally featured an inventive animation of Hussle in heaven with slain LA rapper Tupac Shakur.

“We went through such a lot sh– in combination tryna make it out of LA with this rap s–, ” YG said on Instagram after Hussle’s dying. “However we all the time were given through it then mentioned it & once we talked….we laughed!”

Police have arrested 29-year-old Eric Holder and charged him with homicide in Hussle’s dying. The LAPD stated Hussle’s taking pictures it sounds as if stemmed from a private dispute.

The 33-year-old Hussle had labored to supply instructional alternatives for early life, hoping to bridge the distance between deprived children and Silicon Valley. He had additionally deliberate to fulfill with the Los Angeles Police Division to speak about combating gang violence within the town.

Hussle’s dying was once met with an outpouring of grief and tributes at a “Birthday party of Existence” ultimate week, the place YG additionally spoke.

The tributes persevered over the weekend at Coachella from different artists together with Infantile Gambino, Child Cudi, Wiz Khalifa and Ariana Grande.

Many additionally paid tribute to Mac Miller, together with Grande, who had dated the Pittsburgh rapper sooner than he died of an unintended drug and alcohol overdose ultimate 12 months. He was once 26.


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