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Nipsey Hussle will be honored at memorial at Staples Center with tickets available online

Nipsey Hussle will be honored at ‘spectacular’ memorial at Staples Center with tickets for service available online

Nipsey Hussle’s memorial service will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The huge sports and concert venue, with a 21,000 capacity, has been chosen by the late rapper’s family for his service, which will take place on Thursday .

TMZ reports that tickets to honor the late rapper –  who was shot and killed on Sunday – will be sold through a website for the service.

Honored: Nipsey Hussle's memorial service will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles; seen in February

Honored: Nipsey Hussle’s memorial service will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles; seen in February

Nipsey, 33, and two other men were shot outside his clothing store in Los Angeles on March 31. It is believed the three men were rushed to hospital but Nipsey tragically died.

The Los Angeles Police Department said in a statement at the time: ‘We have no suspect info at this time and will provide more details as they become available.’

Since his tragic passing, tributes have flooded in for the Grammy-nominated rapper.

Drake wrote on Instagram: ‘My whole energy is just at a low right now hearing this. We just linked for the first time in years and said we were gonna do a new song this summer cause it had been too long.

Grand: The huge sports and concert venue, with a 21,000 capacity, has been chosen by the late rapper's family for his service, which will take place on Thursday

Grand: The huge sports and concert venue, with a 21,000 capacity, has been chosen by the late rapper’s family for his service, which will take place on Thursday 

Past services: The Staples Center has a history of holding memorial services for high profile individuals... the Michael Jackson memorial was held there in 2009

Past services: The Staples Center has a history of holding memorial services for high profile individuals… the Michael Jackson memorial was held there in 2009

‘You were having the best run and I was so happy watching from distance fam nobody ever talks down on your name you were a real one to your people and to the rest of us. I’m only doing this here cause I want the world to know I saw you as a man of respect and a don. Rest easy my g.’

Whilst Rihanna shared in her own message: ‘This doesn’t make any sense! My spirit is shaken by this! Dear God may His spirit Rest In Peace and May You grant divine comfort to all his loved ones! … I’m so sorry this happened to you @nipseyhussle (sic)’

And in a video posted to Instagram, Snoop Dogg paid tribute to Nipsey’s family.

Divine comfort: 'I'm so sorry this happened to you' Rihanna wrote

Divine comfort: ‘I’m so sorry this happened to you’ Rihanna wrote 

Stunned: All Of Me singer John Legend wrote: 'RIP Nipsey. I just spent Thursday with him filming a video for a beautiful new song we created with Khaled'

Stunned: All Of Me singer John Legend wrote: ‘RIP Nipsey. I just spent Thursday with him filming a video for a beautiful new song we created with Khaled’

He said: ‘It’s f***ed up, man. I just want to send prayers out to Nipsey Hussle’s family and Lauren London and her family. It’s f***ed up, man. This is f***ed up. Prayers out to the whole family, man. This s*** got to stop, man.’

Nipsey is survived by his partner Lauren London and their two-year-old son Kross as well as his daughter Emani, from a previous relationship.

The Staples Center has a history of holding memorial services for high profile individuals… the Michael Jackson memorial was held there in 2009.

Kevin Hart posted a picture of himself with Hussle and the caption: ''God damn man. Real emotions and feelings rights now. F*** man...u have always been a good dude...I'm so sorry...RIP man.'

Kevin Hart posted a picture of himself with Hussle and the caption: ”God damn man. Real emotions and feelings rights now. F*** man…u have always been a good dude…I’m so sorry…RIP man.’ 


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