Nipsey Hussle Detained At Trayvon Martin Protest, Says Cops Used ‘Excessive Force’

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By: / July 17, 2013

West Coast rapper Nipsey Hussle was reportedly detained after a Trayvon Martin protest in Leimert Park, Los Angeles after cops suspected he had a gun. TMZ obtained footage of the former Epic Records signee in handcuffs.

Nipsey alleges that the LAPD thought he was brandishing a gun and held him for four hours. Before the incident, the Slauson-bred MC said that a random bottle was hurled at the Mercedes Benz coupe and that the cops stopped and searched the car when they exited the vehicle to address the thrower. He then called foul on authorities for using “excessive force” on his disabled brother. who he was driving with.

“They pushed his face on the concrete,” he said. “They dropped a knee in his spine then twisted his arm and cuffed him while he was not resisting.”

While it is also reported that Nipsey has several outstanding warrants, he tweeted that he was headed to the booth, not the pen. “I from slauson and crenshaw I don’t go to jail I drive Benzes and smoke expensive ass weed for living! Lapdk lol otw to the studio,” he wrote. –Nina Marrissa (@NinaMarrissa)

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