Former U.S. President, Obama Pays Touching Tribute To Nipsey Hussle

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Barack Obama, a former United States president has paid moving tribute to slain rapper and activist Nipsey Hussle, who was gunned down last month.

Former U.S. President, Obama Pays Touching Tribute To Nipsey Hussle

At a celebration of the late rapper’s life at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on April 12, 2019 a close friend, Karen Civil, read out a letter written by the former president in which he wrote of his admiration for Hussle’s community work and philanthropy.

Part of Obama’s tribute read:

‘While most folks look at the Crenshaw neighborhood where he grew up and see only gangs, bullets and dispair, Nipsey saw potential,’ Obama wrote. ‘He saw hope. He saw a community that even through its flaws, taught him how to keep going. He set an example for young people to follow and is a legacy worthy to follow,’

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Former U.S. President, Obama Pays Touching Tribute To Nipsey Hussle

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