Nipsey Hussle's Public Funeral Procession Will Include A 25-Mile 'Victory Lap'
South Central Los Angeles is planning to show up and show out for the prolific rapper.
April 09, 2019 at 5:20 pm
The funeral for Nipsey Hussle is set for Thursday and will include a 25-mile procession for the rapper.
Nipsey Hussle, born Ermias Asghedom, will be laid to rest at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday. The service is anticipated to begin at 10 a.m. and end at 12 p.m.
TMZ reports that Nipsey's casket will make a final "victory lap" in honor of his last album around South Central Los Angeles before reaching the funeral home in Crenshaw for burial.
Landmarks such as his childhood home as well as his Marathon Clothing store at the intersection of Slauson and Crenshaw will be a center point of the 25-mile procession, where he both inspired his community and met his demise.
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All Hip Hop reports Nipsey's family wanted to carry the processional throughout the streets of his hometown to give all of his fans and loved ones the opportunity to pay their respects, as many are expected to be unable to attend. The Staples Center houses 21,000 seats, and an influx of friends, family and fans will be in attendance.
The 33-year-old's final tour is expected to last for 90 minutes.
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