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Read the Letter President Barack Obama Wrote About Nipsey Hussle

Read the Letter President Barack Obama Wrote About Nipsey Hussle

Photo Credit: Victoria Ford of Sneakshot for Okayplayer
Photo Credit: Victoria Ford of Sneakshot for Okayplayer

“…Nipsey saw potential. He saw hope.”

President Barack Obama wrote a letter to Nipsey Hussle’s family.

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Karen Civil read the letter at the memorial at Staples Center. In the letter, Obama says that he never met Nipsey but he admired the work he was doing in his Crenshaw community.


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Here is a copy of the letter.

 

Read the Letter President Barack Obama Wrote About Nipsey Hussle

Lauren London, Nipsey’s girlfriend, included a loving text message she once sent him on the program:

Watch Nipsey Hussle’s memorial here.

 

 

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