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WATCH: Thousands of Nipsey Hussle Fans & Supporters Gather Around His Hearse at The Marathon Store

If you’re looking for a visual representation of Nipsey Hussle’s impact, look no further than this awe-inspiring video showing thousands of the rapper’s fans and supporters gathered around the silver hearse carrying Nipsey’s casket as it arrived the rapper’s The Marathon clothing store in Crenshaw.Nipsey was laid to rest Thursday (Apr. 11) after an emotional public memorial service at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, where his family members and closest friends—including girlfriend La...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, California, Funerals, Los Angeles, Hip Hop, Stevie Wonder, Pop Culture, Jazz, Bet, Staples Center, Snoop Dogg, Nipsey Hussle, Hussle, CRENSHAW, Samantha Smith


WATCH: Lauren London Waves to Nipsey Hussle’s Fans During Funeral Procession

Lauren London was behind Nipsey Hussle’s hearse as his funeral procession left the Staples Center following his celebration of life service at the Staples Center Thursday (Apr. 11).Riding in a Rolls Royce SUV, Lauren rolled her window down and greeted fans on her way out. View this post on Instagram The Marathon Continues @nipseyhussleA post shared by Julia Beverly (@juliabeverly) on Apr 11, 2019 at 2:35pm PDT During the service, Lauren ...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Funerals, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Staples Center, Nipsey Hussle, Hussle, Lauren, Lauren London, Nipsey, Julia Beverly, Ermias, Lauren London Waves, Lauren London Gives Emotional Speech


Nipsey Hussle’s Brother Blacc Sam Tells Story at Memorial of Nipsey Building Computer From Scratch (VIDEO)

Nipsey’s Hussle’s public memorial service was filled with many anecdotal moments from the rapper’s closest friends and family members, but perhaps the most interesting stories came from someone who’d known Nipsey since birth—his older brother Samiel Asghedom.Samiel aka “Blacc Sam” was one of the many speakers who took to the stage during Nipsey’s funeral at the Staples Center and did his best to hold back tears as she spoke about his little brother. Of the many stories Sam shared, one of the mo...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Funerals, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Sam, Staples Center, Nipsey Hussle, Bro, Hussle, CRENSHAW, NIP, Nipsey, Slauson, Slauson Nipsey Hussle


Lauren London Gives Emotional Speech at Nipsey Hussle’s Funeral: “You’ve Been My Turn Up, and My Church…”

Lauren London gave an emotional and moving speech as she memorialized the love of her life at Nipsey Hussle’s public funeral service.Wearing sunglasses and a white suit, Lauren took the podium and told the audience as she held back tears: “Never was I prepared for something like this so bear with me, y’all.”She said she had never felt so much pain before and called Hussle’s soul “majestic.”Nipsey was “brilliant … a divine light … completely self-taught … constantly seeking knowledge,” London sai...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, London, Funerals, Barack Obama, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Lil Wayne, Nipsey Hussle, Trending, Hussle, Lauren, CRENSHAW, My Church, Kameron


WATCH: Lauren London & Nipsey Hussle’s 2-Year-Old Son Kross Takes the Mic & Speaks at Dad’s Funeral

Nipsey Hussle’s children, daughter Emani and son Kross, appeared on stage at the slain rapper’s memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Thursday (Apr. 11).Hussle’s two kids were joined by the rapper’s longtime girlfriend (and Kross’ mom) Lauren London, London’s son, Kameron Carter, Hussle’s nephew, Khalil Kimble, and Hussle’s sister, Samantha Smith, as they paid tribute to the late rapper.Kameron, London’s 9-year-old son with rapper Lil Wayne, gave an especially touching tribute...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Funerals, Los Angeles, Hip Hop, Cameron, Pop Culture, Jazz, Lil Wayne, Staples Center, Nipsey Hussle, Trending, Hussle, Lauren, Samantha Smith, Kameron


WATCH: Nipsey Hussle “Celebration of Life” Memorial Service Live Stream

Nipsey Hussle will be laid to rest Thursday (Apr. 11) following a public memorial service held at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.Watch the live stream here: More than 20,000 people are expected to attend the “Celebration of Life” services to pay their respects to the slain rapper. Hussle’s body arrived hours ahead of the service via a silver hearse.Free tickets to Nipsey’s public memorial weren’t easy to come by, as they were gone within minutes after being made available to residen...
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WATCH: Nipsey Hussle “Celebration of Life” Memorial Service

Nipsey Hussle was laid to rest Thursday (Apr. 11) following a public memorial service held at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.Watch the live stream here: More than 20,000 people attended the “Celebration of Life” services to pay their respects to the slain rapper. Hussle’s body arrived hours ahead of the service via a silver hearse.Free tickets to Nipsey’s public memorial weren’t easy to come by, as they were gone within minutes after being made available to residents of California. ...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, California, Funerals, Los Angeles, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Lapd, Hyde Park, Staples Center, Memorials, Nipsey Hussle, Trending, Memorial Service, Hussle


Scalpers Are Selling Tickets to Nipsey Hussle’s Funeral Online for $500

It’s a sad fact, but we live in a world where people will try to make money off of ANYTHING … including funerals.Free tickets for Nipsey Hussle’s public memorial service to be held Thursday (Apr. 11) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles were made available early Tuesday morning, but were gone within 10 minutes.AXS, the company providing the tickets through their website, made it clear that ticketholders must be California residents and were only allowed four tickets per household.But those stipu...
Tags: Wtf, Celebs, Craigslist, Money, Eric Holder, California, Funerals, Los Angeles, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Staples Center, Nipsey Hussle, Hussle, Really, Ticket Scalpers


Nipsey Hussle Funeral Tickets “Sold Out” in Just 10 Minutes

Tickets to Nipsey Hussle’s public memorial service went live Tuesday morning (Apr. 9) and were gone in just 10 minutes.Hussle’s family decided on a public funeral at Staples Center so that his many fans and supporters could pay their respects.According to TMZ, the complementary (aka FREE) tickets were reserved were California residents only and each household was allocated four tickets max.Staples Center has even more stipulations for the event itself. Via TMZ:According to SC … all guests in a g...
Tags: Celebs, Eric Holder, California, Funerals, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Staples Center, Nipsey Hussle, Hussle, Los Angeles Police Department, Crenshaw Hussle


Nipsey Hussle’s Public Memorial Service Will Be Held at Staples Center

Nipsey Hussle’s family has found a venue large enough to accommodate all of the mourners who wish to say their final goodbyes to the slain rapper.Yesterday, TMZ reported that Hussle’s family planned to have a public memorial, but were having trouble finding an available space big enough to hold everyone.This morning, the gossip site revealed that Hussle’s family has secured a deal with the Staples Center and the memorial service will be held next Thursday (Apr. 11).Via TMZ:Sources with direct kn...
Tags: Celebs, California, Funerals, Los Angeles, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Staples Center, Memorials, Nipsey Hussle


Funerals are tough. Ever Loved helps you pay for them

Alison Johnston didn’t plan to build a startup around death. An early employee at Q&A app Aardvark that was bought by Google, she’d founded tutoring app InstaEDU and sold it to Chegg. She made mass market consumer products. But then, “I had a family member who was diagnosed with terminal cancer and I thought about how she’d be remembered” she recalls. Inventing the next big social app suddenly felt less consequential. “ I started looking into the funeral industry and discovered that there w...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Social, Startups, TC, Facebook, Ecommerce, Apps, Education, Funerals, US, Tech, Silicon Valley, Payments, Memorial, Social Capital


Jeff Bezos Nudes, Self-Aware Fish, and Brain Zapping: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

A good rule of thumb if you’re going to threaten to publish nude photos of the richest man on the planet unless he says you’re not working with the Saudi government is: Probably don’t do that! And if for some reason you are reckless enough to do that, you probably shouldn’t do so in writing!Read more...
Tags: Google, Star Wars, TV, Science, Technology, Movies, Instagram, Net Neutrality, Labor, Drugs, Horror, Funerals, China, Social Media, Star Trek, Fish


Everdays Raises $12 Million for End-of-Life Communication Platform

Mark Alhermizi first found startup success with Gas Station TV, a Birmingham, MI-based company that broadcasted from gas station pumps and was sold to Dan Gilbert’s Rockbridge Growth Equity in 2014 for a reported $100 to $200 million.In 2017, Alhermizi started a new “social platform” venture called Everdays, which was born as a result of his father’s death three years prior. Alhermizi said it was an exciting time in his life—he had just sold his business to Rockbridge and his wife was pregnant ...
Tags: Cake, Startups, Mobile, Facebook, Entrepreneurship, Funerals, Funding, Trends, Vc, Software, Obituaries, Innovation, Venture Capital, Birmingham, Detroit, Series A


Air Force Veteran Who Had No Family Honored By Thousands of Strangers at His Funeral

72-year-old Joseph Walker, a United States Air Force veteran, died alone, but thousands of strangers made sure that he wasn’t laid to rest alone.KCENTV reports that thousands showed up at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery on Monday (Jan. 28) to attend the burial service for an unaccompanied U.S. Air Force Veteran.Plans for Joseph Walker’s burial were announced via the Texas General Land Office’s Facebook page on January 24th, and the post was shared hundreds of times.“We have the distinc...
Tags: Videos, Facebook, Texas, News, Funerals, Cnn, Austin, Military, Jazz, Air Force, Good News, US Air Force, Joseph Walker, Joseph, Jake Tapper, Austin Texas


How to Be Legally Buried at Sea 

Funerals are old news, thanks to a recent thread in Reddit. If you’re on the lookout for a splashy burial, this is how to accomplish it.Read more...
Tags: Death, Funeral, Life Planning, Funerals, Reddit, Lifehacks, Ocean Hacks


XXXTentacion Laid to Rest in Private Funeral Service Attended by Friends & Family

XXXTentacion’s friends and family said their finals goodbyes to the rapper Thursday during a private funeral service in Florida.Unlike the public memorial service that was attended by fans the day before, Thursday’s service was just for the “SAD!” rapper’s close friends and family. Among those in attendance included Erykah Badu and “Cash Me Ousside Girl” Danielle Bregoli (also known by her rap name Bhad Bhabie). WATCH: XXXTentacion Goes to His Own Funeral in “SAD!” Music Video “LONG LIVE XXX,” B...
Tags: Florida, Celebs, Funerals, Atlanta, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Erykah Badu, Clarkson, Douglas, Lil Uzi Vert, Adam, Broward, Ocala Florida, Badu, Sun Sentinel


XXXTentacion Will Have an Open Casket Public Funeral at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida; No Cameras or Cell Phones Are Allowed

A public memorial service for XXXTentacion is scheduled for Wednesday, June 27th, 2018, and, in addition to relatives and close friends, friends are invited to attend the funeral. To accommodate the expected huge turnout, XXX’s funeral will be held at the BB&T center—a 20,000-seat arena in Sunrise, Florida.According to the late rapper’s attorney, J. David Bogenschutz, the service will include an open-asking viewing. However, cell phones and cameras will be prohibited at the event, according to a...
Tags: Florida, Celebs, Funerals, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Broward County, BB T Center, Sunrise Florida, Deerfield Beach Florida, Xxxtentacion, Dedrick D Williams, Cleopatra Bernard, David Bogenschutz, BB amp ; T Center, Florida Panther s Stadium


XXXTentacion’s Family Is Reportedly Scared to Have a Funeral Because They Think Someone Will Shoot It Up

XXXTentacion’s family doesn’t want to have a funeral for him because they’re afraid someone will “shoot up the place,” Radar Online reports.According to sources close to XXX’s family, the rapper’s relatives are begging his mother, Cleopatra Bernard, to cremate him instead of having a funeral because they fear the service “would turn into yet another crime scene.” RELATED: XXXTentacion Fought to His Death With Masked Gunmen Who Targeted Him Before Murder “His mother wants a funeral Opens a New Wi...
Tags: Florida, Celebs, Funerals, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Radar Online, Xxxtentacion, Broward County Sheriff s Office, Dedrick Williams, Cleopatra Bernard, Deerfield Beach Williams


Young King Dave Funeral & Burial Info: When Will YDK Be Laid to Rest?

Young King Dave (aka “YDK”), the young man who made himself famous on the internet after a video in which he proclaimed “I Got the Loud” went viral, died last Thursday (May 17) at 19 years old.According to Motherboard, before his death, the viral sensation—who was known for his videos that showed him smoking weed or “doinks” (as he called them) and making candid observations about the world around him—had been hospitalized after suffering from a collapsed lung. Young King Dave Dead: Fast Facts A...
Tags: Funerals, Dave, David, Obituaries, Pop Culture, Deaths, Jazz, Anthony, Keith, Hackensack New Jersey, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hazlet New Jersey, Staten Island New York, Middletown New Jersey, Cremation Services Inc, Social Media Famous


Was a Hearse Towed Away During the Middle of a Funeral?

An image purportedly showing a depressing event actually shows a group of actors filming a scene for a television show.
Tags: News, Funerals, Bbc, Fauxtography, Miscaptioned


Sharing Grief: A 10 Point Primer On Condolence

Dear Sisters and Brothers, My father died recently. And when I wasn’t nursing my irreparably broken heart or praying for his everlasting happiness in the gardens of Paradise, I was taking mental notes on what helped me cope and what didn’t. Mostly because I like observing social behavior and I love analyzing myself (memoirist in the making alert!) and also because it was something to do. And one of the things I realized is that a whole load of people have NO idea what to do or NOT do when someon...
Tags: Death, Grief, Life, Relationships, Funerals, Religion, Daughter, Father, Islam, Son, Husband, Wife, Muslims, Hiba, Buddhist, Hershey


Is The Southern Baptist Convention Covering Funeral Costs for Sutherland Springs Victims?

The primary missions agency of the Southern Baptist Convention will cover any out-of-pocket funeral costs not met by a victim's compensation fund.
Tags: Texas, News, Funerals, Religion, Fact Check, Baptists, Sutherland Springs, Sutherland Springs Shooting


How Mortician Caitlin Doughty Traveled the World on the Wings of Death

For most Americans, the options of what you can have done to your body after you die likely seem limited. Cremation, embalming your body and then burying it—there are variations on those themes, but the basics remain. But mortician Caitlin Doughty has spent her life trying to change how we consider death and educate…Read more...
Tags: Death, Science, Funerals, Caitlin Doughty, End Of Life, From Here to Eternity, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes


Perfect techie send-off? Funeral priests could be replaced by ‘Buddhist’ robot

Pepper has taken on a few jobs in its short life, greeting customers at places like stores, airports, and train stations. But working as a priest at funerals is surely its most unusual role yet. The post Perfect techie send-off? Funeral priests could be replaced by ‘Buddhist’ robot appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Japan, Funerals, Trends, Pepper, Robots, Emerging Tech, Buddhist, Monk, Nissei Eco


Perfect techie send-off? Funeral priests could be replaced by a ‘Buddhist’ robot

Pepper has taken on a few jobs in its short life, greeting customers at places like stores, airports, and train stations. But working as a priest at funerals is surely its most unusual role yet. The post Perfect techie send-off? Funeral priests could be replaced by a ‘Buddhist’ robot appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Japan, Funerals, Trends, Pepper, Robots, Emerging Tech, Buddhist, Monk, Nissei Eco


Life, Death, Ego and Eternity

 This week on HOME: Stories From L.A.: The original Forest Lawn Memorial Park, in the hills above Glendale, may be best known outside California for inspiring the sledgehammer satire of the 1965 cult comedy "The Loved One." For tourists and curiosity-seekers, it's the gonzo life's work of Hubert Eaton, who memorialized himself as The Builder in the park's every corner. For the families of the people interred there, though, it's something more, and harder to joke away: A place of their own, g...
Tags: Post, Death, Podcast, News, California, Funerals, Los Angeles, History, Architecture, Glendale, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Home: Stories From L.a, Hubert Eaton


Roger Ailes' son threatens accusers: “I’m coming after them and hell is coming with me.”

Fox News founder Roger Ailes was forced out of the company last year by his bosses in the Murdoch family after being exposed. He died last week at the age of 77. Then his teenage son, Zachary Ailes, honored the old man's memory by threatening his accusers at his eulogy with a quote from Tombstone. Zachary pledged to fight to clear his father’s name after a series of sexual harassment allegations led to his ultimate ouster from Fox News. “I want all the people who betrayed my father to know t...
Tags: Post, News, Sexism, Funerals, Fox News, Murdoch, Roger Ailes, Zachary Ailes, Tombstone Zachary


Was a Veteran’s Body Displayed Without a Coffin?

A Georgia funeral home said that was true, but that they were following the deceased's wishes and had nothing to do with money, as family members contend.
Tags: News, Funerals, Georgia, Veterans, Controversy, Military News, Odd News


Turkey cat funeral explained

This video of turkeys circling a dead cat went viral yesterday... https://twitter.com/TheReal_JDavis/status/837301561500057605 ... and here's the explainer, from The Verge's Alessandra Potenza and Rachel Becker. They're a) warily inspecting a potential predator they don't realize is dead while b) getting stuck in a natural follow-the-leader pattern. “predator inspection,” says Alan Krakauer, a biologist at the University of California, Davis, who studies the behavioral ecology of...
Tags: Post, Cats, Funerals, Turkey, Mistakes, Turkeys, Wonderful Creatures, University of California Davis, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Scott Gardner, Rachel Becker, Alan Krakauer, Alessandra Potenza


Massive Fight Breaks Out During Ricky Harris Funeral After Man Attempts to Attack Snoop Dogg

“It’s sad. They’re fighting at a funeral… It’s so disrespectful!” Actress/comedian Sherri Shepherd was in utter dismay while attending comedian Ricky Harris’ funeral Tuesday (Jan. 3). An actual fight broke out during the service and she caught it live on Periscope. Snoop Dogg was at the center of the fight. A fight at a funeral https://t.co/EPOHTKoP3Y — Sherri Shepherd (@SherriEShepherd) January 3, 2017 TMZ released exclusive video footage of the melee: According to reports, a man rushed i...
Tags: Videos, Wtf, Celebs, Fights, Funerals, Hip Hop, Long Beach, Pop Culture, Jazz, LBC, Snoop Dogg, Chris, HARRIS, Snoop, Rick, Sherri Shepherd