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Why Nipsey Hussle Still Matters

Mar 16, 2022

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

Recording: Why Nipsey Hussle Still Matters, Mar 16, 2022

True to his mantra that "the highest human act is to inspire," Ermias Asghedom (known to rap fans as Nipsey Hussle) called his movement The Marathon—the ultimate test of endurance in every sense: mentally, physically, emotionally, spiritually, economically. Rob Kenner, the author of the bestselling biography ‘The Marathon Don’t Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle,’ will discuss all of the ways Hussle’s Marathon continues to this day, and why he believes Hussle’s career represents the ultimate fulfillment of hip hop’s highest purpose. Nearly 3 years after his untimely death, Hussle’s movement keeps growing as his artistry, his triumphs over adversity, and his brilliant business insights keep inspiring people all over the world.

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Rob Kenner

Self Employed

This event will be in person

Details

Primary Entry:
Music Badge
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Secondary Entry:
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Format:

Presentation

Type:

Session

Track:

Future of Music

Level:

Intermediate