The memorial service for late rapper Nipsey Hussle was held today at the Staples Center, New York.
The Los Angeles rapper died at age 33 after he was shot death on March 31 in a gang related shooting.
The memorial service was attended by top celebrities, thousands of fans and well wishers who gathered at the Staple Center to pay their last respect to Nipsey.
Among those who paid respect were his close family members, his mom, baby mama Lauren London, brother Blacc Sam. Others included rapper Snoop Dogg who spoke highly of Nipsey at the memorial.
Former US president Barack Obama sent in a letter of tribute to the family. Below is the letter from the 44.