His memorial at the Staples Center drew more than 21,000 people and many more who spilled outside the stadium and lined the streets that led up to his clothing store to say goodbye on Thursday.
Popular rapper Snoop Dogg and other black entertainers expressed outrage over comments Fox News host Laura Ingraham made about the funeral of Nipsey Hussle, a beloved rapper and community leader in Los Angeles, California. "Now this dear artist recently released a song called "FDT" - F Donald Trump". Her comments following the late great Hip-Hop artist Nipsey Hussle passing and African Americans.
Rappers The Game, T.I. and a slew of others are demanding the network fire Ingraham.
Aside from mentioning the turnout for the services, Ingraham ignored the rest of the information about Hussle and his death.
"We are NO LONGER laying quiet while you continuously disrespect our brother, culture African Americans as a whole, " The Game wrote on Sunday. As of early Tuesday, his video has been viewed almost 3 million times. "I will use my platform & call on my peers to do the same".
Snoop Dogg added simply, "I'm in".
"This is Disgusting! You both are vile despicable, poor excuses for people", he commented. The clip he shared has almost 1.5 million views.
He wrote: "Neither of you WILL EVER know or experience the level of love, appreciation and respect that Nip has".
Laura Ingraham is stirring up controversy again ... this time with her contentious on-air comments about Nipsey Hussle.
Tank also posted a petition calling for Ingraham's firing which has garnered 14,000 signatures so far. (Hussle was born Ermias Joseph Asghedom.) They showed a clip of Russell on the television show "Match Game" and chuckled over some highlights of the comedian's career.
Ingraham pointed out that Hussle recorded an expletive-ridden protest song against President Donald Trump, and went on to ridicule at the lyrics of the song. In March of past year, Ingraham said Parkland survivor David Hogg was whining about his lack of college acceptances. "That made me [feel] like dude is definitely out of his mind and our country sounding insane for even taking him as a legitimate candidate". He saw the large number of Mexican fans at his shows and wanted to show his support, he said.