The Life and Legacy of Nipsey Hussle

Discussion about the impact of Nipsey Hussle’s murder on the black community.

In the entertainment culture of Rap and Hip-Hop, Hussle was known as a Grammy-nominated artist.  But, outside of that, for many he was arguably not well-known.  Yet in the weeks since his murder, the world has discovered the complex life and giving spirit of the 33-year-old born under the name Ermaias Joseph Asghedom.   We look at his life and his legacy and the difficult lessons learned because of his untimely death.


Jennifer Cunningham, Senior Editor of Exclusive News & Investigative Reporting, Interactive One


Wes Felton, Actor, Artist, Activist

Jacqueline Jackson, Black Culture & Media Studies Scholar