The impending Nipsey Hussle docu-series, which will be co-produced by Lebron James’ SpringHill Company, has received approval from the rapper’s family. His longtime partner Lauren London and other collaborators, like as hip-hop luminaries Kendrick Lamar, Sean “Diddy” Combs, and Snoop Dogg, who spoke at his 2018 memorial service, will be featured in the upcoming production, which was teased on Tuesday.
“The family has taken the proper time and care needed to ensure that Nipsey’s life story be detailed and presented correctly and accurately,” Hussle’s older brother Samiel “Blacc Sam” Asghedom said in a statement. “We are honored to be able to cement Nipsey’s legacy with this epic docu-series of his life. Nipsey said, ‘If they made a story about my life, it better be a classic.’”
The teaser trailer, which was released on Tuesday, opens with a voiceover from Hussle.
The trailer also shows Hussle’s time growing up in Los Angeles in the 1990s, the births of his two children, his first Grammy nominations, and his commitment to giving back to his neighborhood as his fame flourished.
The documentary will follow Hussle from his impoverished upbringing and the conflict he experienced while growing up in the Crenshaw neighborhood of Los Angeles to his quick ascent to fame as a Grammy Award-nominated artist and community organizer.
The docu-series has not yet received a release date. On March 31, 2019, Hussle, whose real name is Ermias Ashgedom, was shot and killed in front of his Marathon Clothing business in South Los Angeles. 33-year-old father of two. Netflix stated in February 2020 that it was working on a Hussle documentary film, but it has not yet been released.