Nipsey Hussle’s memorial is shutting down because people were exploiting it

Food trucks were reportedly setting up shop around the parking lot where Hussle was shot last March.

May 02, 2019
Nipsey Hussle’s memorial is shutting down because people were exploiting it Joshua Ma for The Fader

In the days following Nipsey Hussle's death, a makeshift memorial was set up in the parking lot of the Marathon clothing store at which he was fatally shot. The space has been bustling for over a month now, but according to a report from TMZ, bootleggers and opportunists have caused such chaos at the site that it will be shut down at the request of the late rapper's family

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According to the report, the once reverent tribute has become overrun with people trying to monetize the slain rapper's death with bootleg T-shirts, tours of the space and buckets of flyers. The foot traffic is so substantial that food trucks have apparently begun setting up shop around the parking lot. There's no word yet on when the memorial will be taken down.

Nipsey Hussle’s memorial is shutting down because people were exploiting it