LA celebrates the life of Nipsey Hussle: Scenes from the memorial day

Fans chanting, “We Are Nipsey!” from the best seat in the house –– a green bus bench on an otherwise bare sidewalk outside the funeral home.
Fans chanting, “We Are Nipsey!” from the best seat in the house –– a green bus bench on an otherwise bare sidewalk outside the funeral home.
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Tens of thousands of fans and friends celebrated the life of slain rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle Thursday at a memorial service at Staples Center and on the streets of Los Angeles. We bring you some of the sounds and emotions of the day. 

Featuring the voices of fans and supporters:

Earl Goss
Stephanie Nelson
Nate Lewis
Tiana Gonzalez
David Edwards
Simone Glosson
Morris Griffin

Speakers at Celebration of Life event:
Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam leader
Angelique Smith, Hussle's mother 
Samuel Asghedom, Hussle's brother
Lauren London, Hussle's partner
Cameron Carter, London's son

Click the blue play button to listen.

Read more coverage of the event at LAist.