Apr 3, 2019
Nipsey was the theme music for every young man living out their own dream, finding success in unconventional ways, allowing us to realize what we have to offer. Once this occurs, it’s possible to view life from a different angle, tapping into the good of life, and ultimately giving back.
In the last few years, Nipsey participated in anti-gun violence rallies, like the one in 2013, where he met Harris-Dawson. He wanted change, and he wanted it now. The impact of Hussle's death is reverberating across the hip-hop world. For residents of the Crenshaw neighborhood who felt his impact more directly, many will miss his presence and commitment to uplifting others in the community courtesy of the NY Times. "I know in my heart that it’s a higher power and a higher value to what we can do," the rapper told Complex magazine in February. "The times we do it right and it connects and it has that effect on people; that's really, really fulfilling.”