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Mistah F.A.B multi-platinum songwriter and record producer, who has collaborated with Snoop Dogg, Too $hort, E-40, B.o.B, Chris Brown, and Eric Bellinger. known for his community activism and support of the movement to increase black owned businesses in the downtown Oakland area on Broadway, held a tribute to the slain musician and community activist Nipsey Hussle outside his clothing boutique “Dope Era”. Hundreds of people filled the sidewalk near the 19th street Bart, to light memorial candles and express their grief for another young man gone to soon because of senseless violence. Born Ermias Asghedom, Nipsey Hussle (August 15, 1985 – March 31, 2019), critically wounded last week in front of his Slauson Avenue boutique “Marathon Clothing” in South Los Angeles, which he founded along with partners Carless, Civil, and his brother Samiel Asghedom. On April 17, 2012, Hussle released a collaborative album with a fellow rapper Blanco, titled Raw. The album features guest appearances from YG, Mistah FAB, Yukmouth, B-Legit, Kokane and Freeway.  On March 31, LA Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff revealed that Hussle had a scheduled meeting with the LAPD the day after his death to discuss gun violence in the city. Hussle, a former gang member, spoke openly about his experiences with gang culture and his desire to focus on “giving solutions and inspiration” to young black men like him. In a bid to bring black-owned businesses and jobs to his South LA neighborhood, Hussle reportedly spent several million dollars on a strip mall property on Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue with several stores, including his “smart store” Marathon Clothing. In February he told Forbes that his goal was to work with black community leaders in other U.S. cities to create similar business and real estate hubs designed to benefit rather than push out the black community. Nipsey Hussle  was an advocate for a project known as Destination Crenshaw, described as a 1.3-mile open-air museum, featuring permanent and rotating art and design exhibits celebrating black history and culture. In 2018, Hussle revealed that he was working on a documentary about Alfredo “Dr. Sebi” Bowman, an herbalist who made claims of curing serious diseases with holistic approaches and treated the likes of Michael Jackson and Lisa “Lefteye” Lopes.

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