Los Angeles Gangs Reportedly Host Largest Peace Rally Since L.A Riots in Honor of Nipsey Hussle

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People mourn for rapper Nipsey Hussle on April 1, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: David McNew/Getty

In the wake of the tragic loss of Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom, Rival Los Angeles gangs from Watts, Compton, Inglewood, and Los Angeles met Thursday and Friday afternoon to honor the slain rapper with a call for peace in the streets. Together they marched from a local Crenshaw grocery store to Hussle’s Marathon clothing store where the rapper died March 31st. Authorities believe the shooting took place following a personal dispute between Hussle, and his alleged killer Eric Holder.

According to Blavity, Veteran gang leaders played a major role in coordinating the peace talks among usual enemies. They shared their progress on social media:

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