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(BBC) Eritrea minister mourns Nipsey Hussle's death

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Monday, 01 April 2019

Eritrea minister mourns Nipsey Hussle's death

Eritrea's Minister of Information Yemane Meskel has tweeted his condolences following the killing of Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle, whose father was born in the African state:

Extremely saddened to hear the news of the tragic and untimely death of iconic recording artist/entrepreneur Ermias Asgedom (Nipsey Hussle). RIP & condolences to his family. (Nipsey visited his home country in April last year; Profile interview attached) 

The rapper was shot dead and two other people were wounded in the attack outside his clothing shop in South Los Angeles.

Nipsey Hussle's album Victory Lap received a nomination for best rap album at this year's Grammy Awards.

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