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Nipsey Hussle's Humanitarian Work To Be Recognized In Congressional Record

A beacon of entrepreneurship for those within and outside of his community, the late Nipsey Hussle's contributions to his beloved Los Angeles will be cemented in the Congressional Record. Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) announced the news on Twitter Wednesday evening (April 3).

"I will be heading to the House Floor next week to formally enter Nipsey Hussle's contributions to South Los Angeles into the Congressional Record where it will be a part of United States history forever," Rep. Bass tweeted.

Describing the All Money In CEO as a "proponent of community development," Rep. Bass also heralded Hussle's property ownership ventures. "In real estate, he was all about empowerment, specifically when it came to the economic opportunity in South LA—being a part of the opportunity by becoming a real estate owner himself and immediately using the stores he opened as opportunities for employment for the community," Bass said to ABC News.

In an interview with the news station, Hussle's brother, Samiel Asghedom said people always questioned why his sibling kept his entrepreneurial decisions inside his community. "Why do you have something in this area? Why don't you leave and do something else? But he was murdered while he was in a parking lot, hanging out, selling CDs and that's the area that he felt attached to and did everything in the area and ended up buying a lot and rehabilitating, opening up businesses and just became a landmark for everybody."

On Sunday (March 31), Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot six times by the now-detained gunman Eric Holder. Authorities believe the two men had a verbal dispute at Hussle's Marathon Clothing store.

Born Ermias Asghedom, the 33-year-old artist continuously pumped new jobs and outlets for those within L.A. to utilize. According to the Los Angeles Times, the Victory Lap lyricist took to the greater Crenshaw area to establish a STEM center which partners Silicon Valley representatives with those in underserved communities to share and expand their ideas.

Hussle was also responsible for refurbishing a basketball court with PUMA, provided care for the homeless like jobs and has a stake in a few businesses from a barbershop to a seafood restaurant. He also planned on continuing to better L.A. through a meeting with the Los Angeles Police Department on how to eradicate gang violence.

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Report: Kanye West Wants To Start His Own Church

It appears Kanye West's Coachella Sunday Service show really inspired him. The rapper is reportedly looking to expand on his gospel segment by starting his own church.

According to a new report from People, Kanye is seriously considering starting his own church where he can perform new music and promote spirituality on his terms. "He has talked about starting his own church, and what exactly that would be," a source told People. "It wouldn’t be the traditional, 3-hymns-and-a-sermon thing. Instead, it would be a way to point people to Jesus through the arts and through a community of people who love and care for each other. He also wants his kids to be raised in faith, and the best way for him to do that is to live out his faith."

It doesn't stop there. Kanye is also looking to help those in need. "Say what you want about Kanye, but he really does want to help people who need support," the insider continued. "He understands brokenness and the need for healing, probably more than most people. He believes in the healing powers of music, but also believes that God can step in and heal people’s brokenness and their issues."

Kanye West kicked off his Sunday Service performance on Easter Sunday (April 21) with a number of his celebrity friends, including Chance the Rapper, Ty Dolla $ign, and Teyana Taylor. DMX also delivered a moving prayer. "He is extremely passionate about his faith and wants to share it more regularly with people,” the source added. "He spends a lot of time studying and praying, and wants to share his journey."

Of course, Kanye's plans are not official at this time, but it would be interesting to see what a church headed by Ye would look like.

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Harvard Says Blac Chyna Has Not Been Accepted To Its Business School

Blac Chyna fans were shocked to learn the reality TV star had been accepted to Harvard Business School after she shared the news on social media. But it turns out, that might have been fake news.

Harvard University reportedly told TMZ that Chyna was not admitted to the school to obtain a degree or even a certificate. "Harvard Business School Online has not admitted nor provided an acceptance letter to a person named Angela White," the statement reads.

The statement follows Blac Chyna's big reveal on social media Thursday afternoon (April 25), in which she said, "school is going to help me take things up a couple of notches. People are always talking about me, might as well talk about the good."

Black Chyna has not responded to this report at the moment.

 

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Gang Leader Linked To Tupac's Murder Sentenced To 10 Years Over Drug Charge

A gang leader who is believed to be connected to Tupac's murder case is reportedly heading to prison for a long time. Darnell Brim, who was a South Side Compton Crips leader, was reportedly sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for drug distribution, TMZ reports.

Brim, received his sentencing after agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) caught him selling crack cocaine.

Brim is believed to be one of the four men who was riding in the white Cadillac that pulled up and opened fire on Tupac and Suge Knight on Las Vegas Boulevard in 1996. The LAPD suspects Brim fired the fatal shot that killed the legendary west coast artist, but he was never charged. Tupac was pronounced dead at 4:03 pm PT on Sept. 13, 1996. Brim was reportedly shot in a drive-by shooting in Compton two days after Pac's murder, which cops believed was retaliation for the rapper's death.

The rapper's death was never solved.

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