Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon Clothing Store Vandalized
Written by B87FM on November 17, 2020
Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon Clothes retailer was hit by vandals this week.
On Tuesday (Nov. 17), footage surfaced on social media exhibiting shattered doorways and home windows and graffiti exterior the shop, which is positioned on Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue in Nipsey’s group of South Central L.A. Different shops within the strip mall appeared to have additionally been vandalized.
One other video exhibits good samaritans from the group sweeping up the damaged glass within the car parking zone.
It’s unclear who was behind the destruction or what the motive was, however there have been studies of elevated violence within the space. Final yr, the Los Angeles Instances reported of a person being fatally stabbed and vacationers being robbed.
Followers and native residents took to social media to specific their shock and unhappiness over the destruction, whereas providing their very own theories.
The extent of disrespect man. Nip put his blood sweat and tears into his group
— LivingMyLife412 (@ThelifeRenz) November 17, 2020
Bro the entire space needs to be defending that retailer smh Weak ass dudes ,humorous although this occurs after they launch FDT tees only a week or so in the past…. can this yr be over already.
— B. Maurice (@BenoMaurice) November 17, 2020
No witness even though it clearly made quite a lot of noise? Odor just like the police did it
— ⚡️artist⚡️ (@sickpencil) November 17, 2020
A fence was erected across the strip mall final August in preparation for development on a mixed-use growth known as Nipsey Hussle Tower that can embody a museum. Nipsey opened the Marathon Clothes retailer in June 2017 and bought merchandise that includes his “Crenshaw” brand in cursive.
The 33-year-old rapper was shot and killed exterior the shop on March 31, 2019. Nipsey owned the purchasing middle, which was being investigated for gang exercise previous to his loss of life.