The public memorial service for Nipsey Hussle is now set. Nip’s Instagram account announced an official “Celebration of Life” planned for Thursday at the spacious Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles on Monday (April 8).
Doors for the service will open at 8 a.m. PT, with everything getting going promptly at 10 a.m. PT for approximately two hours until noon. Tickets will be available starting Tuesday at 10 a.m. PT and will be free of charge. There is also a four-ticket limit per customer on AXS. Recording devices will not be permitted.
Nipsey Hussle, born Ermias Asghedom, was fatally shot March 31 in front of his Marathon Clothing store in Los Angeles. Suspect Eric Holder has been arrested and charged with murder, according to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office. The 29-year-old remains in custody and has pleaded not guilty. He will be represented by attorney Chris Darden.
Head to the Staples Center’s website for more information.