Nipsey Hussle — BBC Documentary To Explore Details Of Rapper’s Murder
A new documentary is set to be released, exploring what we don’t know about the death of rapper/activist Nipsey Hussle. (Real name, Ermias Asghedom) What’s public knowledge is that Eric Holder, a 29-year-old gang member, allegedly approached Nipsey Hussle at his Marathon Clothing store and engaged in a heated conversation on March 31, 2019. He later returned and allegedly opened fire more than ten times. Nipsey Hussle passed away from his wounds shortly after.
BBC’s upcoming documentary, The Mysterious Murder Of Nipsey Hussle, covers the unknown: Nipsey’s and Eric Holder’s alleged relationship, and the conversation that led to his death. The doc’s filmmaker and host, Ben Zand, gave this comment on the project:
“[I will speak to] the people who knew Nipsey best, [hear] the established facts and conspiracies around his death.”
As we previously reported, director Ava DuVernay is currently working with Nipsey Hussle’s family on a Netflix special. Their statement read:
“Nipsey’s company Marathon Films, will present his feautre film documentary executive produced by RocNation and his two children Emani and Kross Asghedom. No final deal has been inked. We are currently in negotiations with Netflix for this project with Ava DuVernay, and her company ARRAY to co-produce. This documentary is very important to the family and will not be fast tracked by monetary gain and/or commercial interest.”
The documentary will air on BBC iPlayer on Thursday, March 26th.
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Written by Miata Shanay