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‘Hussle & Motivate’ ~ Nipsey Hussle Murals and Memorials Paint the Streets of Los Angeles

9:22 AM PDT on April 8, 2019

[dropcap size=big]N[/dropcap]ipsey Hussle's influence in Los Angeles will continue beyond the tragic ending of his life. That influence can be seen painted on walls all across the streets of Los Angeles, where the Crenshaw native built a legacy of artistry and activism.

This week, Rep. Karen Bass plans on recognizing Nipsey Hussle on the House floor and a public memorial at Staples Center is planned to remember the slain rapper. But Nipsey's biggest influence continues to be on the streets, where this weekend L.A. gangs united in a massive show of peace and unity in honor of his work bridging the community. Many of his former classmates at Hamilton High School held a vigil on Sunday.

The muralists of L.A. have also come out to pay homage.

Hustle & Motivate mural in DTLA by @biganti_26 @misteralek & @hufr365 on Violet and Mateo Street not far from Guerilla Tacos. All photos by Erwin Recinos.
Hussle Mural in 1547 Estudillo Avenue, Los Angeles, CA by artist @leviponce steps away from Art Compound in an industrial section of LA. Boombox by Duem k4p.
Makeshift memorial with  stencils of Nipsey on box and messages from fans.
Nipsey mural WIP by artist @ArcherOne as you exit the memorial on Slauson.
Nipsey mural by artist @dannymateo in alley near Marathon Store.
Artist painting, on canvas, a mural in the parking lot of Nipsey with spray paint.
More messages from fans on the written on the walls in the Marathon store parking lot.

RELATED: L.A. Taco Podcast: There Are 'Nipsey Hussles' Everywhere: A Special Report on the Startling Loss of a Crenshaw Hero

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