Nipsey Hussle Gains 700K New Followers & Last Album ‘Victory Lap’ Jumps To No. 2 On Apple Music Following Tragic Passing
Following the unexpected and tragic passing of Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle Sunday (Mar. 31), many around the world sent their condolences in the form of social media posts, follows to his accounts and streams on his music.
In addition to nearly 700,000 new followers on Instagram, Nip’s Grammy Nominated album, and his last, Victory Lap has jumped back up to Apple Music’s Top 5 Albums, landing at No. 2; and his visuals for “Racks In The Middle,” featuring Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy, “Last Time That I Checc’d,” featuring YG, and “Rap N****s” made their way to the platform’s Top 5 Music Videos.
While becoming the most-streamed artist in the last 12 hours, one Twitter user (IseKaii) reminds fans, “Ya’ll wanna help Nip’s family, stream ‘Victory Lap.’ He owned his masters. All them sh*ts. All that revenue should be going to his family.”
#Socialites, join us in sending continued prayers for Nipsey, his family, friends, and fans around the world.