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Council names intersection after Nipsey Hussle

LOS ANGELES — The City Council adjourned its regular meeting April 12 in memory of Nipsey Hussle after approving a motion to rename the intersection of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard in the slain rapper’s honor. The 33-year-old Grammy-nominated rapper — whose real name was Ermias Joseph Asghedom — was fatally shot March 31 in Read More…

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Rapper Snoop Dogg receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Wave Wire Services Photo by Kristina Dixon HOLLYWOOD — Rapper Snoop Dogg, a 16-time Grammy nominee, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Nov. 19, four days before the 25th anniversary of the release of his debut album “Doggystyle.” Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, record producer Quincy Jones and the rapper Dr. Dre were Read More…