Celebrating the 8th anniversary of a historic release

Photo: All Money In

“I don’t ever make moves under pressure,” Nipsey Hussle told me in 2018, a few days after the release of his debut album Victory Lap. “Or I try not to.” But in October 2013, shortly before the release of his Crenshaw mixtape, Hussle was definitely feeling the pressure. “It’s Crunch…

The marathon continues for the Crenshaw icon’s fight for financial empowerment

Illustration: Kingsley Nebechi

Back in 2006, a fresh-faced 21-year-old rapper named Nipsey Hussle, who the year prior had released his first official mixtape, Slauson Boy Vol. 1, spoke with legendary hip-hop journalist Davey D at the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network’s “Get Your Money Right” summit. …

Rob Kenner

Author of The New York Times Bestseller ‘The Marathon Don’t Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle’ https://linktr.ee/RobKenner

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