While the world is still mourning the loss of rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle, nearly a year after his death, it was announced Tuesday morning, Hussle will be honored at this year’s Grammy Awards.
Nipsey is posthumously nominated for Best Rap Performance and Song for “Racks in the Middle” featuring Roddy Ricch and Best Rap/Sung Performance for the DJ Khaled and John Legendcollab “Higher.”
The tribute, sure to be a tearjerker, will feature Kirk Franklin, DJ Khaled, John Legend, Meek Mill, Roddy Ricch, and close friend YG, according to Grammy.com.
Grammy Awards executive producer, Ken Ehrlich, praised Hussle in a press release.
“There is no denying the influence he had and his legacy will be felt for generations to come. We are honored to bring together this amazing group of artists to celebrate Nipsey’s life and pay tribute to his many contributions to music. It’s sure to be a memorable performance.”
Hussle was shockingly gunned down on March 31st 2019 outside of his beloved Marathon clothing store at the age of 33.
The Grammy’s will air live on Sunday, January 26th.