UPDATED 4/10/19 11:40 p.m. ET: BET has announced that they will be live-streaming Nipsey Hussle's funeral service.
The service will be shown commercial-free on BET News' Facebook page and on BET.
"We are deeply saddened by the passing of Nipsey Hussle," Head of Original Programming for BET Networks, Connie Orlando, said in a statement. "Nipsey is part of the BET family and first appeared on the Network in 2009 in a Hip Hop Awards cypher, we share this loss with his millions of fans around the world. From his insurmountable talent to his commitment to reaching back to underserved communities Nipsey’s kind spirit will be sorely missed."
Fox 11, NBC 4, KTLA, and ABC 7 will also air the memorial service.
Memorial service for Nipsey Hussle WILL be live on Fox 11. We will be on all morning through the procession. The memorial service at Staples Center is set for 10 AM. #NipseyHussle. @FOXLA pic.twitter.com/ba4Szv7phv— Christine Devine (@DevineNews) April 10, 2019
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Details for Nipsey Hussle's Celebration of Life memorial service have been released.
The service will take place at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 11 and begin at 10:00 a.m. According to a report, Nipsey's casket will be driven across Los Angeles following the memorial.
Karen Civil reports tickets for his celebration sold out in 20 minutes after the sale went live.
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Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot on Sunday, March 31, outside of his Marathon Clothing store in Los Angeles. He was 33 years old. Since his death, there has been an outpouring of tributes from other musicians, celebrities, and fans. Multiple vigils have also been held in honor of the late rapper, activist, and entrepreneur.
The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle.— Complex (@Complex) April 1, 2019
A community leader. A family man. A truth teller. An activist. A businessman. And so much more.
You will be missed. 🙏 #NipseyHussleForever pic.twitter.com/zIOp63r8fJ