Updated: Nov 16, 2022
The docuseries will detail the rise of the late Crenshaw King Nipsey Hussle with never-before-seen footage.
Nipsey Hussle Docuseries in the Works From LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill
L eBron James’ SpringHill partners with Nipsey Hussle’s marathon films for docuseries.
LeBron James’s SpringHill Company and Marathon Films are teaming up to tell the life story of late rapper, activist and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle in an untitled docuseries, SpringHill announced Tuesday (November 15).
The docuseries will give viewers an intimate look into Nipsey Hussle’s life, career and social impact. SpringHill Company, a video production company co-created by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, will work with Hussle’s family and Hussle’s production company, Marathon Films, to produce the series.
Currently untitled, the docuseries will detail “the comprehensive story of Nipsey, from his days as a young boy growing up in Crenshaw to the musician and activist he became in the later years of his life” and give audiences a glimpse into Nipsey’s inne circle, never-before-seen archival footage, and interviews from Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Diddy, and Lauren London.
“It’s an incredible honor for SpringHill to have a part in sharing Nipsey’s story and legacy with the world,” said James in a statement.
“He used his gift to give back to his community and lived what it means to inspire, empower, and uplift others along the way. His words, his ambition, and his actions stick with me to this day as he continues to inspire myself, our company, and people everywhere.”
“Nipsey was a man of the people,” said Samiel “Blacc Sam” Asghedom, Nipsey’s older brother in a statement.