Tickets sold out within minutes for the Celebration of Life event for rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle at Staples Center Thursday morning. There’s also a procession planned through South L.A. for fans to pay their final respects.
Hussle’s casket will travel just over 25 miles in a “victory lap” from Staples Center, hitting the neighborhoods where Hussle lived and worked. The phrase refers to Hussle's 2018 album by the same name.
This is an archive post of a story that aired on the radio on April 10.