HipHopSince1987 catches up with Los Angeles’ Nipsey Hussle for an exclusive interview. Check out Neighborhood Nip give details on his new Crenshaw mixtape organically came about after recording for his upcoming debut album Victory Lap. Nipsey opens up about his fallout and eventual reconciliation with long-time friend and producer Ralo and the impact it’s had on his music since. Hussle also reveals that he doesn’t have a favorite track off Crenshaw but explains that “Crenshaw and Slauson (True Story)” is probably his most honest song as it contains most of his story.
As the discussion continued, the rapper looks back on some of his setbacks he had to endure such as having the police raid his studio, dealing with his brother Blacc Sam going to Prison, dealing with issues in the streets and even admits he use to transport pounds of drugs to Las Vegas. Before calling it a wrap, Nipsey Hussle addresses the project’s single “Checc Me Out” with Dom Kennedy and reassures viewers that they will see a music video for soon soon.
Karen Civil gets the pleasure of liberating some new Nipsey Hussle music with “Change Nothing”. Produced by 1500 or Nothin, the bouncy track features some exceptional synth work as Neighborhood Nip delivers raw and street savy lyrics. Strictly based off the quality from the generous freebies Nipsey has been releasing since May, it’s clear to understand why fans are excited about his forthcoming TM3: Victory Lap project has been in high demand since its announcement.
Nipsey Hussle avoids the police and decides to drop a new emotional track titled “Blessings”. Produced by 1500 or Nothin’ and The Futuristiks, the Crenshaw rapper keeps his momentum going with yet another quality freebie for his fans while everyone patiently waits for TM3: The Victory Lap mixtape. Take a listen below to Nipsey’s latest offering with “Blessings”.
Neighborhood Nipsey Hussle drops by GGN with big Snoop Dogg and talks what he’s been up to and what fans can expect to see in the near future. Nip also details some of his early inspirations, how he transitioned into taking rapping seriously, Snoop coming down to his block and surprising him during a video shoot early on, landing a spot in the “We Are The World 25 Haiti” music video and much more.