If you were wondering if online petitions work, check this out. The Los Angeles City Council announced its plan to rename the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and West Slauson Avenue “Nipsey Hussle Square”in honor of Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom.
Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson has submitted a motion, and Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wessonalso weighed in after Harris-Dawson tweeted his plans for the name change. “[Nipsy Hussle] created a legacy that will last long after his life on earth. Thanks to the leadership of [Harris-Dawson], Angelenos will remember the impact he made on so many whenever they drive through the intersection of Crenshaw and Slauson," Wesson wrote.
As you know, Nipsey’s"Celebration of Life” service is set to take place today at the Staples Center at 10am today (Thursday, April 11th)
The funeral and celebration of life will also be live-streamed by BET networks commercial-free.
BET’s coverage will be commercial-free, live coverage anchored by BET News’ Marc Lamont Hill who will be joined by entertainment journalist, Gia Peppers.
While fans will be able to mourn Nipsey Hussle tomorrow, Nipsey's close friends and family held a private viewing today perTMZ.