I understand why Nipsey was loyal to the hood
… but that made it a target
13/04/2019 00:00 PDT
Nipsey Hussle like many other rappers, that's what cost him his life, at least in the years to come. Suge Knightthe eyes.
Knight tells TMZ … he perfectly understands Nipsey's situation: "Many artists like Nipsey have the same problem as me, we are too loyal to our neighborhood." He says that even if you have enough money to move, you want to stay on the block because "when you go to Hollywood, everything is diluted."
The former nabob of Death Row Records – who is still sitting at L.A. County Jail. pending judgment for murder – said that he loved going back to his hood to "take chili cheese fries and strawberries and talk to my boyfriends." However, he adds, when you do this, you need these mates to "help you survive".
Knight's insinuation is clear – and controversial – that the people closest to Nipsey could have done more to protect him.
As you know, Nip was murdered in front of his Marathon clothing store. The police believe Eric Holder drawn the trigger … allegedly after having the impression that Nipsey had disrespected him call him a snitch.
Tragedy recalls Suge Tupac Shakur – not only because of their mode of death but also their way of life. Knight says, "I think Nipsey was trying to follow the same Tupac textbook to the community. YG as snoop done with Tupac. "
In the end, he thinks that Nipsey's legacy may be unity, something that has not happened at LA since the early 90's. Referring to the march for the peace gang LA 5 days after the murder … Suge told us, "What's good is that all groups are meeting now … we can be stronger given what happens when we get together."