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Nipsey Hussle's grieving bodyguard J Roc announced his retirement on Tuesday. Nipsey, 33, was gunned down outside his clothing store in Los Angeles on Sunday.

J Roc was more than a bodyguard to the West Coast rapper. He was also Nipsey's friend and brother. The two men were nearly inseparable, and J Roc has said he would've given his life for Nipsey.

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J-Roc had no idea Nipsey had even left his home to meet with a friend at his Marathon Clothing store on Sunday. The friend just got out of prison after serving 20 years, and Nipsey wanted to give him new clothes before the man met his family.

Roc announced his retirement in a social media post.

"Never in a million years I thought I would be writing some shit like this ... we haven’t made a 100 Million yet ... we was suppose to grow old and I call u big nose shoot jokes on you all day... but instead I'm here in tears writing this I wish I was there I would switch places with you any day the world..."

 

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Never in a million years I thought I would be writing some shit like this ... we haven’t made a 100 Million yet ... we was suppose to grow old and I call u big nose shoot jokes on you all day... but instead I’m here in tears writing this I wish I was there I would switch places with you any day the world need you here I’m so confused , lost , hurt I lost a brother , best friend, a mentor all I can here you saying now is If it was me, I would tell you, "Nigga, live your life and grow" I'd tell you, "Finish what we started, reach them heights, you know? And gas the V-12 to the pipe and smoke" but it sounds way easier then done ... I got the Babies and L forever I’m done with all this Shit I retire from being a bodyguard I love you HUSSLE THA GREAT

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  • Topic Influencer

    How....tidy

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    Reminds me of Tupac & Frank

  • Dontgetdraggedhoe??

    I know he probably feels like sht right now...

  • Renee26

    Cause that was his only client

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    well he can't really put on his resume... never mind... this ain't the time... https://media0.giphy.com/media/ef0zYcOodmbTMQZjkU/giphy.gif

  • 2gr8ful

    “The friend just got out of prison after serving 20 years, and Nipsey wanted to give him new clothes before the man met his family.“ so sad, he was always giving back to his community Rest in Peace..

  • Renee26

    ?

  • Chicagowise

    I was about to go there. Thanks for saving me some keystrokes.

  • TriniHarlem

    Good call because you ain't guard shit but that stomach.

  • Let them eat cake

    girl im sorry but this comment with this gif!! lmbo!!

  • Chicagowise

    He sounds like a good person with bad judgment. He was surrounded by predators. Even some of his so-called fans are violent. Once you reach a certain level, you have to be very careful who you associate with and move cautiously through this world.

  • AmericanDream

    Retire from being a bodyguard . For some reason this made me chuckle .

  • Yup, I said it

    Sandra, can we get an update about the woman in Texas that was beat up by the white man in the parking lot? Why is she being charges with assault for breaking his windows? Did she break them before or after the attack? So many inanswered questions.

  • yvette46

    Some Bodyguard??

  • Renee26

    In other news... Remember the biker gang shoot out in Waco... Well, all charges were dropped... 9 people died but nobody will do time.

    What in the yt trash privilege??

  • Renee26

    Triflin of them

    I'm mad at her name L'daijohnique too

  • Sweetness

    Umph umph umph ?

  • Peppermint Patty

    Ooooweee these damn roses so mean I went from tearful to cryin laffin in 2.2 sec

  • T Willis

    F*ck this dude...
    that’s your friend/brother... yet you ain’t know he left?
    Your friend/brother tweet about powerful enemies... and you ain’t know left/moved without you?
    Either dude is stupid ... or he know some sh*t...
    What’s f*cking me up is the lack of loyalty that his associates (especially the nuccas that were supposed to protect him) had for him...
    if we that deep/close & I know that you know that you got some powerful enemies, then we making arrangements to see to it that you ain’t never alone and got some nuccas by your side that will spray an entire area if someone gets within 20 feet of you... sh*t just ain’t adding up.
    Hopefully LL knows what really happened and is making arrangements. I couldn’t even imagine having a loved one gunned down like this surrounded by men who were supposed to protect him, in front of his business, and in his neighborhood.. like it don’t even sound right.

  • 1BlueStar

    Im just feeling for Lauren rigjt now.

  • 1BlueStar

    Im just feeling for Lauren rigjt now.

  • Dollface

    He should retire. You had 1 job. And for whatever reason you didn't do it when you were needed the most. I agree, it's time for you to switch professions.

    I mean if I think about it. If I was hiring a body guard. Would I hire the person that was supposed to hire Nipsey? No, because Nipsey is dead.

    Sorry J Roc! I'm sure you're hurting, but yes retiring is best. You weren't any good at it.

  • Logan Roberts

    JRoc maybe you're be better suited being a club bouncer. You had one job to do homeboy. Juilus would never.

  • Alextra Ballard

    Lmaooo...he got a belly?I love a man wiffa lil stomach. Scrollin byke up

  • RICHIE_RICH

    That was harsh. Nipsey could’ve told he to stay, I’m sure he wasn’t with Nipsey at every moment ?????

  • RICHIE_RICH

    This isn’t this man fault.

  • justlooking

    Did you read the post? You cant protect when you aren't called.

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    Exactly. A lot of bodyguards are on call when needed, and so if Nipsey didn't call him up to go with him to this spot, it's not his fault.
    I'm sure he still feels a lot of guilt though. No use for people to rub it in and make the man feel worse.

  • RICHIE_RICH

    I just don’t get some people way of thinking ?. Use logic people ?????

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    Not all celebrity bodyguards live in the same house as their client. They're on call when needed. Many times a celeb decides to just go out on their own... which is why you see so many paparazzi pics of celebrities just shopping at the mall or at Starbucks etc, with no security.

  • justlooking

    Are you heartless idiots reading? Nipsey didnt call him. He just left his house, with no protection.

    If the secret to saving your life is in a book, yall would be looking at Dr Suess pics.

    Bless this man's soul, I hope he finds comfort.

  • brooklyn23

    Right

  • Rayscoty

    Guess i could never be a bodyguard... I'm not taking no bullets..

  • brooklyn23

    You ain't shit lol

  • http://thedevereauxshow.com Ms.Devereaux

    Yesssss I want to know that too same questions I had

  • T Willis

    That’s his brother... he knew he was in danger... or at the very least suspected it. Arrangements should have been made... period.

  • Let them eat cake

    too much!lmao

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    Did you read this part of the writeup:
    "J-Roc had no idea Nipsey had even left his home to meet with a friend at his Marathon Clothing store on Sunday." ?

  • justlooking

    You one of those folks that talk to plants too huh? Lol

  • RICHIE_RICH

    Just heartless, people don’t read ?????

  • justlooking

    Yep, they charging the girl that got the dog sh## beat out of with a felony. She broke white dude windows.

  • Logan Roberts

    Chile f*ck you. Many times you post shyt that's not even comprehensive.

  • MistaO

    You sound very challenged, there are places that help people who want to be better.

  • RICHIE_RICH

    How can arrangement be made when he didn't know ? ?

  • http://thedevereauxshow.com Ms.Devereaux

    Yep close that laptop and lock that phone oh and unplug the laptop before you show out!

  • justlooking

    F=÷k you. I GOT A DRINKING PROBLEM AND YET YOU STILL READ IT

  • DroneRivers

    That last slide. The video of them laughing and joking in the car. Just damn.

  • justlooking

    That man will never be the same.

  • dontgetblocked

    After Jussie's shenanigans...we as a people can no longer talk.

  • dontgetblocked

    Are they play brothers because they don't look nothing alike? Furthermore, why was Nipsey's friend in jail for 20 years? 20 years??? I'm sorry but Nipsey was still living that life. It seems like that ghetto store was full of thugs but when the gunfire erupted...all his gangsta friends ran like little girls. None of them had his back. The shooter came back twice and even kicked Nipsey in the head. Where was his gang? Down the street hiding.

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    Kinda cold, but funny at the same time haha

  • justlooking

    Changed it to fools, you pissed me of with f you. I had liked you.

  • Oretta Grace Smith

    Just a damn shame

  • T Willis

    Did you read what I wrote? Nipsey tweeted about powerful enemies... ARRANGEMENTS SHOULD HAVE BEEN MADE. I don’t give f*ck where he was, or what he *thought* was gonna happen. When you have soldiers they stay prepared and look out for you. This nucca is weak, pathetic, and disloyal. Period.

  • Alextra Ballard

    So JRoc kinna blamin himself. ...but wait..I thought I read that when hussle left his home,he didn't inform his peeps nor his security team where he was going or what he was about tew dew. Maybe after he goes through his own grieving process he will rethink his decision about retirement. He ain close tew 62 tawkin bout retiring unless he gotta helleva nest egg saved

  • Cheese eggs

    Sorry but Nip is the one that knew that he had powerful enemies. He should have called his bodyguards.....but he didn't. His choice. You can't make a grown man do a da$ thing. He was just going to his own store for a few minutes. This man is neither weak or pathetic and certainly not disloyal.

  • Renee26

    Talkin bout they aren't takin sides

  • T Willis

    His brother/friend/bodyguard had access (& more) to the same info that we had, Nip’s tweet. How you gonna rep about dying or taking a bullet for Nipsey but never had a conversation about the tweet? How ya boys enemies know his exact location and that he would be unguarded? The nucca is weak, pathetic, and trifling.

  • T Willis

    The only person challenged here is you. Nip’s enemies are smarter and more cunning than this pathetic sorry excuse for a body guard. How nipseys enemies know his exact location and get close enough to fire 6 bullets AND kick his dead corpse? This nucca is weak, stupid, pathetic, and trifling. I have less info on Nipsey and I probably could have done a better job protecting him lol that’s how stupid his alleged goons are lol

  • PK

    Lol

  • T Willis

    Didn’t know what? Nipsey tweeted about powerful enemies, you don’t think his closest associates had a conversation about it? When someone close to you is worried about a powerful enemy you make arrangements and anticipate the unexpected.

  • RICHIE_RICH

    ??????????????? Do you lack logic?

  • Fire & Ice

    It's sounding more and more like someone within his circle may have set him up. How did the gunman know Nipsey was up there at that precise time?!?!

  • Parent

    Lmao

  • currvalicious

    This is horrific. I'm just done. Luke Perry, Kim Porter, Mac Miller, Cliff Dixon, & now Nipsey. All in a matter of mos of each other. What's happening?? The way that cave demon violated Nipsey is just unbelievable. How could he just think he could roam out w/o protection?? How did that cave demon know he'd be there?? Was he stalking the store?? After he kept coming back & forth why didn't Nipsey just leave?? As a street dude, why didn't he sense danger?? Sometimes you can feel a situation isn't right...just so awful.

  • Alicia.Ashe

    Shut up. You’re white.

  • KcoolMuziq

    U forgot Kristoff St. John.

  • currvalicious

    I'm telling you. That one dude took off running like he was in the Olympic 4x400. And he never looked back. No one bothered to check on Nipsey or the other 2. The guy came back did more damage.. No one did a thing...so these are your bloods & crops of LA....

  • RealATLPeach36

    Not real brothers. His real brothers look alike they look like tripl

  • KcoolMuziq

    So If someone came out shooting U would stand there and take the bullet to check on your friend. I seriously doubt it.

  • Dollface

    The truth ain’t alway pretty and packaged up with a bow. Go head and hire Nipseys bodyguard to protect you.

  • RICHIE_RICH

    I would if I needed one. What you’re saying isn’t truth just an assumption?

  • justlooking

    These are ninjas running for there lives. They weren't security.

  • justlooking

    That was beautiful. The laughter...nothing beats that.

  • abby500

    I would have run even faster

  • Renee26

    ? @ you got drinkin problem... The other night I logged on drunk and was messin my font alllll up

  • Ms..N
  • Joy King

    This makes sense. When I watched that video, I knew people who truly loved Nipsey wasn’t there when he got shot. People who love you, I don’t care how scared they are, they don’t leave your side. Something just pulls you towards them. You’re ready to lay down your life for theirs. You’re truly blessed, if you have 3 people in the world who love you that much. I know people had that type of love for Nipsey but unfortunately on the day he was murdered, they weren’t there to protect him. So heartbreaking. None of Nipsey’s loved ones lives, will ever be the same again.

  • Renee26

    Me too chile... I was checkin his fat ass out ?

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    Nipsey gone but George Zimmerman still living? Wtf?

  • TheCatLady

    Everybody THINKS they know what they'd do when someone starts shooting, but you don't know until it happens. Instincts, unless you are formally trained, says you'll run. Anything else is a delusional.

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    In defense of the bodyguard, if he ran up behind him and shot him, it was nothing he could have done. Shyt be happening fast u know. His guard was down. Just look at it that way. No one can protect u from a fast bullet.

  • Jussjess25

    I just hate reading about the pain these people in. Im jist furious for this mans loved ones. Its so clear how muvh these people adored and cared for him and some monster comes along and takes his life. How horribly sad. May God protect these people and bring them peace. ?

  • Malificent

    I get that. They’re just ordinary people. Sometimes people just want to walk and fart silently without someone knowing they did that. It’s a blessing we take for granted.

  • TwitterFingerz

    Exactly lol

  • 11pink123

    You need to be quiet in this whole situation. Jrocc really lives Nipsey. You have no idea what you are talking about. And just FYI Lauren London loves him too. She was always posting about this dude and the. 2 arguing and acting silly. He had nothing to do with it and if he was there they would not even tried this mess.

    This ain’t the first time Nipsey be in that area without him. He always there without him. It’s actually quit normal.

  • Society has changed

    Dollface, you’re thinking like that damn koala bear you’re using as an avatar... Let me educate you, it is a known fact their brains are smooth which causes the lack of understanding and recognition of most things.... STFU! Oh, great choice in your pic because your words just matched your dumb a$$!

  • justlooking

    Lissen, I font from my phone. Whilst doing 99 others things. When I responded back this evening, I did have a glass of Cabernet in my hand.

    All these scholars. Hmmmmph

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    If Nipsey didn’t call, how would he have known? Maybe Nipsey didn’t want him there. Nobody knew this was gong to happen. I’m sure Nipsey went plenty of times without security. Hell Nipsey was a gangster himself

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    Exactly

  • 2gr8ful

    So true.

  • 11pink123

    4 days in and people that don’t even know him still hurting. We purposely supported his businesses because we knew he was doing something positive for the area that I know I wasn’t trying to do. As soon as we got some money, we got out and the only time we looked back was to support whoever was willing to hang in there and help.

  • Topic Influencer

    I still ain't got over Aretha. Lord. Smh

  • AllIN19

    Ok I got to log off everything this just went straight to heart damn!!!

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    "People who love you, I don't care how scared they are, they don't leave your side"

    No truer words have ever been spoken. Thank God I know who REALLY love me.

    It's going to take them a lifetime to forgive themselves, for something that wasn't their fault. Nip didn't tell them he was leaving to go to his store because he felt like he was safe, in his own neighborhood. But haters, bums and lowlifes are always lurking and watching your every move. They are filled with so much anger, rage and hatred, seeing you dead is the only thing that brings them a millisecond of joy. Then they go right back to being their miserable selves.

  • 11pink123

    He always tweeting stuff like that.

    Dude you need to pump your breaks on this Nipsey situation.

    Like you really don’t know shyt about LA at all and that’s very evident.

  • Harley

    The bodyguard wasn’t even there because Nip went alone. He didn’t tell him he was even leaving his house

  • Harley

    I thought they dropped the charges

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    May this MAN find peace and stop blaming himself for something he couldn't prevent. That bum was determined to kïll Nip and if he didn't do it that day, that loser would have found some way another day.

    This is so heartbreaking. Hopefully, he has people around him that will love and support him through his pain and will continue to tell him that this is not his fault.

  • MNjumpoffacliff

    My heart aches for all of them

  • Cheese eggs

    You actually answered your own question. The bodyguard AND Nip had all of the information. Nip knew the risk when he walked out of the door on his own. How can a man, make another man do what's best for his own self? The bottom line is Nip DIDN'T call his security....he chose not to...and clearly he could have. Stop trying to find fault for this tragedy. Put the blame where it belongs...on the shooter.

  • JENNYJONES1

    A WHILE BACK I WATCH A VIDEO WHERE NIPSEY TOOK OUT THE OLD MAN THAT DOES CLEAN UP AT HIS STORE AND PROPERTY FOR A DAY & NIGHT OF PAMPERING AS A GIFT FOR DOING A GREAT JOB. FACIAL, MEDI/PEDI, NEW CLOTHES, A CHAIN, STRIP CLUB, DINNER, LIMO, THE WHOLE TREATMENT OF A KING. THE MAN WAS SOOOO HAPPY AND GRATEFUL, TOTALLY WORN OUT. NIPSEY COULDN'T STOP LAUGHING. WHEN I HEARD OF THE SHOOTING I KEPT HOPING THAT OLD MAN WASN'T HIT. NIPSEY WAS HUMAN AND HAD HIS FLAWS BUT STUFF LIKE THAT REALLY, REALLY MADE ME LIKE HIS FINE, TALL,FUNNY LOOKING SELF AND WHAT ATTRACTED LAUREN TO HIM. LOL!!! AGAIN RIP!!!.......JENNY JONES!!!

  • Topic Influencer

    This. It's exactly what made him sexy to that woman. To a lot of women. His spirit. His heart.

  • Topic Influencer

    ??

  • Topic Influencer

    I was not READY.?

    Be nice tho

  • Topic Influencer

    I be nice and 2 sheets in most times my damn self?

  • Grace Turner

    I'm going to bed this is just so sad to read and you think about his wife and children, family and friends hurting and in disbelief. ??

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    ?

  • Topic Influencer

    I'm on both sides. I had an extra unpopular opine here to start with and some shit still not making sense to me. Yeah he loved Nip. But didn't YNW Melly off his own friends few months back as well? And mourn publicly behind it? IJS. Wouldn't be the first

    Gn

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    many tears... ???

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    *lip tremba for real*
    ?

  • Topic Influencer

    Before I leave Imma also check back for someone to tell me how Karen Civil damn keep being involved heavily with dead folks.

    She finds Mac Miller dead, and now Nip dead and she close to him TOO? Wtf are those odds? Im a gambling ass woman. Got mad money tied up in NCAA tourney currently ( ACC better DO). Enlighten me.

    So when someone can explain THAT please DO holler at me.

  • justlooking

    Just a couple of weeks you was leaving your whole family for him. I thought about for couple times then and ever day since. That was dude. Sorry sis hugs

    Excuse my typos

  • Kayke

    You compared a sensationalized lie to an incident were 9 lives were taken. If you’re black, kill yourself, you shouldn’t have to live with such self hate. Just end it.

  • justlooking

    I was clean pissed off, but then I laughed. I did use the word idiot. But iono think it deserved a F÷=k u. Hmmph

  • Luv R

    He either got multiple bank accounts or a large sum of off-the-book value not covered by the FDIC bcz he said he taking care of Lauren and dem babies for life... That's a long time because they all young.

  • Luv R

    Lol @ crops... And the harvest is ripe for the pickin

  • Luv R

    ???

  • Topic Influencer

    I loved him man. He was so handsome. And smart. And rough around edges. And such a great rapper. Tried to tell folks about him. He was DOPE.

    Omg poor Lauren all I can think.

    Hugs ya back.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    They said THAT lil nig drove his boys to the ER after HE had shot them, like wtf?????

    And I still question how cuz'n sh!tty knew to be at the store st that precise moment. I hope the 'homecoming' dude wasn't a decoy ....no conspiracy, just curiosity...

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    Boo! What is you in here doing????
    You in your cups this eve? ?

    ?????

  • justlooking

    I just read about it today, either way it's a shame.

  • justlooking

    Fancy, I was upset. They was blaming the body guard. ...comprehensive. does that include a medical plan?

    Cheers

  • R Smith

    ...well, she is an "influencer" :o)

  • 11pink123

    I think it was a set up.

  • SpiceGirl

    Sad!!

  • justlooking

    I am certain he had a seversl insurance policies.

  • justlooking

    It could have been happen stance. We will never know.

  • BeUtFullSoul

    What you BOTH said!!!

  • RICHIE_RICH

    You know what, I was thinking the same thing. Something about her just don’t sit well with me.

  • Guest

    Thank you Jay Z for setting up the 15 million trust fund for Nipsey's children. RIP young man.

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    Wow!

  • Jordan’s Memory

    Damn his message had me teary eyed. I know his body is fueled with anger and vengeance right now. Especially if he viewed the tape of his murder. I swear each post about him gets sadder and sadder. smdh OT, I would be afraid to date a man who required a bodyguard.

  • Topic Influencer

    Period Rich.

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    This is just so sad. Why does it always feel like the ones who are lowkey and stay out of trouble are the ones that get killed. Nipsey was a great man and loved his neighborhood even after he became famous...People hate and want to fight if you go back to the neighborhood and they see you doing well for yourself. He walked those same streets regardless of how rich he was...our people need to stop being to envious and pride driven. All of this because the shooter felt like Nip embarrassed him...black men need to stop killing each other over this ego nonsense....

  • Renee26

    WOW... I was reading about a missing mother of 5 in my city and came across this article

    http://www.blacknews.com/news/64000-missing-black-women-girls-in-the-united-states/

  • Karen Brady

    *chuckle*

  • Karen Brady

    I just HOLLERED.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    charter health? LOL!

  • Karen Brady

    I'm sorry you lost your friend/boss J-Roc. Just make sure you have other employment lined up before making any rash moves cuz it can be hard out here for a pimp. I'm not saying you're a pimp but you know what I mean.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    i want to know how long he and his chick were sitting in the alley in her vehicle. was he patiently waiting, hoping Nipsey would show, or was he 'informed' of Nipsey's movements by some rat 'close' to Nipsey?

  • Sassie

    This is all so incredibly sad. Damn.

  • Sassie

    Nipsey was also still affiliated with his "former" gang. U can't lead double lives. What he should have done was helped the hood from afar. He should have NEVER been that comfortable.

  • Sassie

    If I was dating a "former" thug, I'd try to convince him not to be hanging all in the hood, even if he had stores there. I'd tell him to send his people to check on things. I'd be too scared for him.

  • Sassie

    Did Jay really do this? I must Google....

  • Sassie

    Yeah, I keep thinking about how "shitty cuz" - dumb ass name, by the way, knew Nip was gonna be there at that exact time. There was no conspiracy....but it DOES seem like a set up....a HOOD setup.

  • Sassie

    He said he was retiring as a security guard....he didn't say he was retiring from WORKING as something else.

  • Sassie

    I think he used the term "for life" very loosely.

  • Sircaput

    I had first heard on Nip when I was in the Navy 10 years ago, I came across a mix tape while I was on deployment from that day I fell in love with his music and started following his career so imagine the feeling when you finally see him make it main stream and nominated for a grammy, so even though I did not know him personally I'm still affected cause I watched and saw where he came from to where he was..This black on black violence the jealousy of our brothers and sisters...it all needs to stop.

  • Sassie

    LOL

  • Banka

    Hindsight is 20/20 and he really wasn't living a double life, he was trying to unite the gangs and had much love from both sides.....

  • Sassie

    Stop it. U sound retarded. It said quite clearly that Nip left without telling anyone. Get outta here with that bullshit.

  • Sassie

    I just laughed SO loud at this, LOL

  • Banka

    Prolly was just dumb luck aka, humbug !!

  • Banka

    Indeed/agreed ... Us regular folks normal reaction to hearing gunshots, is to take cover first , then try to see wtf is going on ..... Fight or Flight is as real as it gets .!!

  • Kanyade

    *chases you with a broom*

    I'd say don't you do it, but done did it already...18 hours ago LOL (i'm late to this post)

  • Logan Roberts

    Suck my dyck.

  • EasyBreezy

    Aren't we all...

  • EasyBreezy

    I am JUST moving forward from Whitney.... seriously.... I grew up with her and her music.

  • EasyBreezy

    See... this black-child-naming-crap has got to stop! Please people. My cousin Ralph, his girlfriend Qua'fieisha decided to name their daughter Ralphfeisha 20 YEARS AGO. I am STILL not talking to them. WE MUST STOP THIS.

  • Celeste Lewis

    Most celebs have bodyguards hood or not

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    so really, Kanyade, you were off your post.... (just like...)
    never mind...

    *takes off running*

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    yeah, his timing was tragically (and suspiciously) impeccable, smh

    and, if he's the type to involve his girl in a murder, i can't credit him with being a 'real' thug who knows how to move independently and in silence. if he would involve his girl, he would likely also rely on other hatin' azz dudes to help with the set-up.

  • Renee26

    ? ? ?

  • Swtsxy1127

    What exactly does she do???

  • justlooking

    My sentences are not comprehensive. ? that was last part of me being told off. Hmmmph

  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920

    This man was genuinely LOVED by everyone & was giving back.
    This is beyond sad.

  • RICHIE_RICH

    That’s the million dollar question

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    I agree but you have no proof he was still affiliated...Snoop is affiliated with the Crips but he retired from that life...I need proof of Nipsey's affiliation just because you hang with people that you repped with doesn't mean your still a gang member...

  • Look@m3

    I'm so sick of this swear. There was a missing dog at Atlanta airport last week and they aired that dog on the news ALL freaking day for 2 full weeks and even 2 biological wildlife guys assisted with locating this (*#@ dog.... meanwhile there was a a missing black girl in McDonough that received no Airtime. Meanwhile the chick in SC who jumped in the wrong "uber" care and ended up dead is all over the news. I swear I don't understand this!

  • PlayerP

    This man's presence will be felt for years to come...still sad about it

  • PlayerP

    Heartbreaking...

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    I saw it! i was like, what is wrong w/yall?????? ROFL!!

  • Renee26

    It really is

  • Renee26

    ???

  • lovelygamour

    seems to me nipsey was still doing gang business. thats why the other man got so offended. if nipsey wasnt still making moves why would the shooter shoot him like that. the shooter didnt mind getting caught. this feud sounds deeper than just being jealous. probably a combo of a few things. that man had to have been watching the store or had someone else watch the store. then he ran up to him and stayed to kick him. he knew he was on camera.

  • Chicagowise

    In my younger days, I used to run with a really rough crowd. Only a handful of us had jobs. The others were hustlers of EVERY trade imaginable. One guy who always billed himself as my "best friend," tried to set me up to be robbed. That was the beginning of a very important lesson.

  • Zeta Aggie

    Whoa who the heck is paying for Chris Darden to represent the killer?!?

  • B.Loveitt

    So sad, we lost a soldier who understood what he was suppose to do with his platform that he worked for and was given.?

  • rosey212516

    The caller on the other end of Samiel Asghedom’s phone was panicked but clear. His younger brother — known to the world as rapper Nipsey Hussle, but to Samiel as just Nips — had been shot.

    It was Sunday afternoon — hours before hundreds of mourners would descend on South Los Angeles to remember a man known as much for his boastful music as for his humble contributions to his community. And days before a man named Eric Holder would be charged with murder.

    Samiel jumped into his car parked outside his grandmother’s house. He ignored the red lights as he raced down Slauson Avenue — the South Los Angeles street that he and Nips were working to uplift. He arrived at the Marathon Clothing store precious minutes after a gunman fired multiple rounds into Nips, but before the paramedics pulled up. The time when life can precariously slip into death.

    Blood stained the front of his brother’s shirt and a hole marked where a bullet entered his leg.

    There’s no reason for him to still be breathing, Samiel thought.

    But Nips was. Air rushed in and out of his nose — strong and loud.

    Growing up in turf claimed by the Rollin’ 60s Crips gang, Samiel had seen death up close. Bullets, when they hit their target in the chest like the ones that hit Nips, were cruel and quick.

    He’s meant to be alive, Samiel thought.

    :::

    On Wednesday, Samiel recounted his brother’s final moments to The Times. He says he is haunted most by the way the shooting happened.

    They were best friends. He was by Nipsey’s side when he was selling T-shirts and CDs from his car as a teenager, there when he opened a clothing store in the strip mall where they used to hang in the parking lot, and there when he signed a record deal with a major label. Last Sunday was no exception.

    Police say Nips, born Ermias Asghedom, was gunned down by Holder, a 29-year-old aspiring rapper. Video from a nearby security camera captured the brazen attack, which occurred in broad daylight. Footage has been circulating on social media. What it doesn’t show is Holder talking to Nips a few minutes earlier.

    Holder was a familiar face in South L.A. Pictures on social media show him wearing the Crips-blue bandannas, but in recent years, he seems to have vanished.

    He re-emerged at the Marathon Clothing store on Sunday. The two men talked, shook hands and Holder left.

    Nips would pop up in and out of his store without notice, his brother and others said. Samiel worried about his safety, and urged him to stop hanging in the parking lot and come inside. Nips had a bodyguard, but he moved freely through his neighborhood and those of rival gangs without worry.

    “Nip is sporadic,” Samiel said. “Nip gonna pull up and hop up out of the Jordan Downs projects, Nickerson Gardens, in any ‘hood in L.A., Compton, Watts — solo with $150,000 of jewelry on his neck and [an] $80,000 Rolex with no security. That’s why the people loved him.”

    He straddled many worlds with ease. His cool demeanor and regular appearances at the store made him relatable.

    Nips built his reputation in the street, saying in a 2014 interview with the YouTube channel Vlad TV that he had joined the Rollin’ 60s as a teenager. But over the years, he grew his street hustle into legitimate businesses, connecting with the larger community of Los Angeles and the world, including some cops and politicians His music echoed his environment, but it also spread his message of entrepreneurship and the importance of planning for long-term success.

    That strip mall was a business model for the future of his ’hood and his second home.

    :::

    Samiel hushed the crowd that had formed around his brother. Nips laid on his back with his head tilted to the side.

    The 911 operator told him what to do. Samiel found the hard, flat spot on his brother’s chest, clasped his hands together and pushed forcibly down, hard, to keep Nips breathing.

    “1, 2, 3, 4.”

    When the 911 operator reached 20, the wail of an ambulance’s siren filled the air around the strip mall — a place the brothers said they had been arrested many times before after the sound of different sirens.

    Paramedics inserted a tube down Nipsey’s throat, stuck an IV in his arm and then lifted him off the pavement onto a waiting stretcher.

    A chilling scream erupted from somewhere in the crowd of those who had gathered to watch. A bullet had pierced the back of Nipsey’s head.

    For the first time, Samiel saw the gunshot wound on the back of his brother’s head. He started praying.

    :::

    The strip mall was the place where Nips and Samiel got their hair cut and ate burgers. It was where both brothers said cops regularly held raids.

    Los Angeles police still patrol the area often and treat people suspiciously, Samiel said.

    The Marathon Clothing store hired mostly felons because they often have a hard time finding work with a criminal record. Felons also are prohibited from carrying guns.

    “Because of that, the man was able to shoot my brother, start running, realize nobody out there had a gun, stop, turn back around, walk up, shoot my brother two more times, start to run, realize nobody had a gun, nobody was responding, ran back up and shot my brother three more times, shoot him in the head and kicked him in the head and then ran off,” Samiel dissected.

    “If somebody would’ve been there — if I would’ve been there — I would’ve shot back,” he said. “I just wish I would’ve been there.”

    :::

    The ambulance arrived at the hospital before Samiel got there. The doctor seemed to be avoiding him.

    Samiel walked toward the ambulance and approached a paramedic.

    “I know who he is,” the man said. “I’m a fan. I respect what he was doing in the community.”

    “We tried our hardest,” Samiel recalls him saying.

    Since then, Samiel has been trying to come to terms with what happened, but it’s hard to know who to trust. His brother’s death feels like an “execution.”

    He wonders if the attack was a hit job or if Holder was simply jealous.

    “It doesn’t make sense that somebody from the area, that just snuck up, and just talked to him and shook his hand minutes before,” Samiel said. “It’s mind-boggling.”

    Samiel said he’s focused on preserving his brother’s legacy.

    “He made something work in an area that was run-down, that people were scared to come to, and he turned it into a landmark,” he said. “All races. Different states. Many countries. They all come to Crenshaw and Slauson. He was truly the people’s champ.”

  • Cie Be

    NOT - Nipsey's mother fb page said that the Jay Z ad about setting up a 15 mil trust fund is FAKE!

  • Coco17

    Jealousy and envy is the root of all evil. I hate this young brother had to die over some foolishness. We all need to wake up and stop this violence. He was making positive change in his hood and for people around him. Seems like the good always die young. And some evil people live forever...I dont understand it. But RIP Nip!!

  • Karen Brady

    Chile probably OJs umwoke oreo azz. Lol

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