Thousands Expected for Nipsey Hussle’s Los Angeles Memorial Service

Billboard News Today The city of Los Angeles is no stranger to epic street gatherings for everything from sports victory parades to televised car chases. But on Thursday (April 11) it will host a much more somber — although likely equally large — affair when it lays to rest one of its native sons, rapper Nipsey […]

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Los Angeles Intersection to Be Renamed in Honor of Nipsey Hussle

Billboard News 4/9/19 Following the tragic death of Nipsey Hussle, his hometown of Los Angeles is honoring the rapper. Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced on Tuesday (April 9) that the intersection of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard, right in the center of where Nipsey grew up, will become “Ermias ‘Nipsey Hussle’ Asghedom Square.” The rapper was gunned down on March 31 in front of his Marathon […]

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Michael Jackson’s Family Defends Singer in New Documentary ‘Investigating Neverland’

Billboard News Today With bombshell allegations of sexual abuse made by Wade Robson and James Safechuck against Michael Jackson in HBO’s Leaving Neverland documentary, the King of Pop’s family has decided to speak out. In a new film titled Investigating Neverland, journalist Liam McEwan interviews several of MJ’s relatives and inner circle, who vehemently defended Jackson against numerous claims. MJ’s […]

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Jay Z creates $15 Million dollar trust fund for Nipsey Hussle kid’s

Article from HIPHOPOverload.com Jay Z is the GOAT for many reason’s not just for his rap skills. Jay is back at it again for his people! Jay Z and RocNation will be creating/donating $15 Million dollars to a trust fund which is set up for Nipsey Hussle’s kids. Nipsey signed a management deal with Jay […]

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Charges, Court Looms for Nipsey Hussle’s Suspected Killer

Billboard News 4/3/19 After a nearly 48-hour manhunt, police arrested the suspect they say gunned down Nipsey Hussle in front of the popular rapper’s South Los Angeles clothing store. Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies detained Eric Holder, 29, on Tuesday afternoon in the city of Bellflower, two days after the shooting and 20 miles away […]

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Google Doodle Celebrates South African Trumpeter Hugh Masekela’s 80th Birthday

Billboard News Today The latest Google Doodle features a colorful illustration of South African musician Hugh Masekela today (April 4), celebrating his 80th birthday. The trumpeter, singer, composer and human rights advocate passed away last year after battling prostate cancer, but his legacy lives on as a pioneer of jazz music. Born in the coal-mining town […]

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