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Rapper and activist Nipsey Hussle was murdered in March of this year. His death went viral and shook the hip-hop community. The Grammy Nominated rapper's legacy lives on.

The marathon continues! Using the hashtags “Nipsey,” “Victory Lap,” and “Long Live Nip,” Nipsey Hussle fans have made the late rapper trend on Twitter three times simultaneously on his death anniversary (Mar. 31).

As we previously reported, on March 31, 2019, Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot outside of his apparel store The Marathon Clothing in South Los Angeles. Nipsey Hussle posthumously won the award for Best Rap Performance at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards for his single “Racks In The Middle.”

A Nipsey Hussle documentary is also coming to Netflix, and it’s directed by Oscar-nominated director Ava Duvernay, as Deadline reports. The film will be co-produced by both Duvernay’s ARRAY banner and Hussle’s Marathon Films. Take a look at some of the tweets below.

Nipsey Hussle Through The Years

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.