(Los Angeles, CA – AP) – The life of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle was celebrated by thousands in Los Angeles yesterday. Over 21-thousand people attended his memorial service at Staples Center.
His longtime girlfriend Lauren London delivered the eulogy, and called him the love of her life. Rapper Snoop Dogg and singer Stevie Wonder also took the stage to pay tribute to the rapper. Beyonce and Jay Z were also in attendance along with Kendrick Lamar, The Game and other celebs.
It was reportedly days ago that Nipsey born Ermias Asghedom had signed a management deal with Jay Z’s Rock Nation.
Stevie Wonder and singers Jhene Aiko, Anthony Hamilton and Marsha Ambrosius all performed.
Lauren’s son with Lil Wayne, Kameron Carter, also stole everyone’s hearts as he talked about a dream he had about Nipsey a couple of days after his death.
The service was followed by a funeral procession through the streets of South L.A. Hussle was shot and killed outside his L.A. clothing store on March 31st. He was 33.