Nipsey Hussle posthumously receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star on 37th birthday
Nipsey Hussle: What you need to knowLOS ANGELES — The late Nipsey Hussle now has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. >> Read more trending newsAccording to the Los Angeles Times and KABC-TV, fans, friends and relatives gathered along Hollywood Boulevard to pay tribute to the slain “Higher” rapper in a star dedication ceremony Monday – his birthday. Hussle, born Ermias Asghedom, was killed in March 2019 when he was just 33, The Associated Press previously reported. Eric Ronald Holder Jr., who was found guilty of murder in the slaying, is scheduled to be sentenced next month, according to the Times. Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 13 Photos: Late rapper Nipsey Hussle receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star Dawit Asghedom, Kross Ermias Asghedom, Margaret Boutte, Samantha Smith and Emani Asghedom are seen as Nipsey Hussle is posthumously honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 15, 2022, in Los Angeles.wftv.com
Witnesses drag feet at trial of Nipsey Hussle shooter
Nipsey Hussle Trial FILE - Rapper Nipsey Hussle attends an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Milwaukee Bucks in Oakland, Calif., March 29, 2018. “I wouldn’t limit it to gang cases," Washington replied. “I’m asking about gang cases,” Jansen said. “I’ve investigated many cases that are outside of the scope of gang cases. “A male voice was heard saying something to the effect that ‘You had Nipsey Hussle killed,’” Washington said.wftv.com
12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out
And it earned him his first Grammy nomination in six years. 3 spot on the pop charts — is up for best rap song and best rap performance. And Anderson .Paak's “Lockdown," about police brutality and racial injustice, is up for best melodic rap performance and best music video. JAY-Z, THE SONGWRITERS, SHINESHappy wife, happy life: Jay-Z has lent his songwriting hand to his wife Beyoncé and he's earned Grammy nominations for it. PAUL McCARTNEY, THE ART DIRECTORPaul McCartney scored his 79th Grammy nominations this year — as an art director.
And the Grammy nomination goes to ... Megan? Harry? Weeknd?
Others who may earn nominations include Lewis Capaldi, Summer Walker, Morgan Wallen, Doja Cat, BLACKPINK, Ingrid Andress, Snoh Aalegra, Skip Marley, Mickey Guyton and CNCO. Ricch should also earn nominations for his guest appearance on DaBaby’s international hit “Rock Star,” helping him become the show’s overall top nominee. ________FOLKS LOVE FOLKLORETaylor Swift’s last two albums, “Lover” and “reputation,” didn’t earn nominations for album of the year. The seven-member group’s hit “Dynamite” could snag a nomination for best pop duo/group performance, and their latest album could compete for best global music album. 3 on pop charts, should earn a nomination for best country performance and best country song.
Grammys honor Nipsey Hussle with a soaring performance
John Legend performs during a tribute in honor of the late Nipsey Hussle at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)NEW YORK, N.Y. – John Legend, Meek Mill, DJ Khaled and a host of musicians paid tribute to Nipsey Hussle at the Grammy Awards, filling the vast stage with a soaring performance of his music. “Real hitters never die.”Then DJ Khaled and Legend sang their collaboration with Hussle, DJ Khaled’s track “Higher,” which later won the Grammy for best rap/sung performance. “Rest in peace, Nipsey Hussle,” DJ Khaled said at the end of the performance. Ava DuVernay introduced the Grammy performance by saying Hussle “made brave, brilliant strides in his community.”Earlier, before the telecast, Hussle became a Grammy Award winner the first time.
Music stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant at Grammys award show
Host Alicia Keys speaks at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. “We are standing her literally heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built.”Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others were killed in the crash on a steep hillside in dense morning fog in Southern California. Music artists including Billy Ray Cyrus, Rick Ross and Kirk Franklin paid tribute to Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star and five-time champion. Long live Kobe Bryant. “If you’re from Los Angeles, depending on which sector you’re in, that (expletive) is really heavy," the rapper continued.
Rapper YG arrested on robbery charges at Los Angeles home
Rapper YG was arrested Friday morning on robbery charges at his home in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old rapper, whose real name is Keenon Jackson, was taken into custody when sheriff's deputies served a search warrant at his home around 4 a.m. in the city's Chatsworth neighborhood. The rapper is scheduled to perform at a tribute for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle in Sunday's Grammy Awards Ceremony at Staples Center. YG has claimed he was not involved in the chase, stating he was in a Hollywood recording studio at the time. YG is currently being held at the downtown L.A. Men's Central Jail on $250,000 bail.cbsnews.com
Netflix's 'Rhythm + Loud' features late rapper Nipsey Hussle
The first stop for judges T.I., Cardi B and Chance the Rapper is Los Angeles, where T.I. recruits the late rapper Nipsey Hussle to help him scout out local talent. The premiere episode of "Rhythm + Flow" features a guest appearance by the West Coast rapper, who was shot and killed on March 31. My partner, the legendary Nipsey Hussle," T.I., also known as Tip, narrates in the first episode. "Rhythm + Flow" debuted on Netflix on October 9.