South L.A. To Name Crenshaw & Slauson Intersection "Nipsey Hussle Square"

Nipsey Hussle and mom Angelique Smith

Nipsey Hussle speaks to kids at the Nipsey Hussle x PUMA Hoops Basketball Court Refurbishment Reveal Event on October 22, 2018, in Los Angeles.

Hussle is also being remembered by his community, as South Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced on Thursday that the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and West Slauson Avenue would be named Ermias "Nipsey Hussle" Asghedom Square.

Nipsey Hussle's family have dubbed the late rapper as an "extraordinary" man, following his death. Security is expected to be tight at the event and "cameras and recording devices will not be permitted inside the venue", the public announcement for the service said.

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Fans worldwide continue to mourn 33-year-old Hussle, who died outside his Los Angeles clothing store March 31 from gunshot wounds. "It was 8 in the morning at Crenshaw High School", he told The New York Times. And here was this guy who I knew had a show the night before. Tickets will be available from Tuesday at 10 am and will be free of charge. Police have Eric Holder in custody, charged with the Grammy-winning rapper's murder. The official "Celebration of Life" is scheduled to take place on Thursday at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. Known as a member of the Rollin 60s Crips gang he also spoke out about gun violence, collaborating with the LAPD to promote safer communities and investing in neighborhood community spaces and businesses including the store where he was killed.

Now, barely a week after his murder, the Los Angeles Times reports that a South Los Angeles intersection is set to be renamed in the rapper's honour.

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