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All our hearts are still heavy after the death of LA’s very own, Nipsey Hussle.
Many celebs are speaking out about the tragedy including T.I.
In a video released by TMZ, T.I. says that Nipsey’s death was caused by jealousy and hate. After being asked how he was feeling, he responded with “Despair, hopelessness, Just, I think I’m disheartened, disappointed, and disgusted that the very people that we all work so hard to try to liberate and uplift are the ones that ultimately in the end hope to see our demise.”
Like many of us T.I. is trying to understand why this happened to such a positive person in the community. He says that, “I think people just hate, not that you’re doing something, but the fact that they’re doing nothing and you doing something reminds them too much that they’re doing nothing.”
“The guy who pulled the trigger is probably trapped in a mindset of hating to see someone from his block, or someone who looks like him … advancing in life. The sad part being … that’s exactly the kind of person Nipsey tried to uplift.”
LAPD has identified a suspect, Eric Holder, as the shooter responsible for Hussle’s death.