Nipsey Hussle to receive a Star on the Walk of Fame and Honored with new L.A. metro station name
Nipsey Hussle is receiving a star on the “Walk of Fame” which would have been his 37ᵗʰ Birthday.
Ermias Asghedom aka 'Nipsey Hussle', will be honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles
The late “Prolific” rapper is set to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on what would have been the rapper’s 37th birthday on Monday, Aug. 15. The announcement comes after the rapper was named among the 38 honorees for the class of 2022.
Ermias Asghedom aka “Nipsey Hussle” will be posthumously honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce revealed on Wednesday (August 10) that a ceremony celebrating the late Crenshaw icon is set to take place on what would have been his 37th birthday (August 15).
Hussle joins other rap acts including Snoop Dogg, Diddy, 50 Cent, Ice Cube and DJ Khaled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ludacris is also slated to receive a star in 2023.
The Walk of Fame ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. PT while Nipsey Hussle joins NFL legend Michael Strahan, actor Michael B. Jordan, the Black Eyed Peas and more as part of the 2022 class.
Metro unveils new South Los Angeles station dedicated to Nipsey Hussle.
According to CBS Los Angeles, the station will serve the Hyde Park K Line and is located in Nipsey Hussle Square. It’s one of eight stops along the route that goes through some of the oldest neighborhoods in Los Angeles and Inglewood.
“From Slauson and all the way to Vernon, you will see world-class pieces of art, celebrating the history and the legacy of African American people,” Los Angeles Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson said. “Everybody who comes to L.A. and rides the train out of the airport is gonna see it. Is that alright?”
CBS Los Angeles was at the event where Harris-Dawson said, “From Slauson and all the way to Vernon, you will see world-class pieces of art, celebrating the history and the legacy of African American people.” He continued, “Everybody who comes to L.A. and rides the train out of the airport is gonna see it. Is that alright?” The station will service the Hyde Park K-Line and is located in Nipsey Hussle Square. There are eight stops along the route, which will allow commuters to travel through historic neighborhoods within Inglewood and Los Angeles.
Back In February 2019, the Nipsey told Forbes, “We want to create enterprise around the music. As passionate as I am for music, I … have [an] equal passion for making sure that when the music stops, the thing keeps going.” On March 31, 2019, he was shot and killed outside that very store. On July 6, 2022, Eric Holder was found guilty of Hussle’s murder.