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Nipsey Hussle Boulevard Petition Goes Viral As His Bodyguard Retires

A petition to rename the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue in South Los Angeles as ‘Nipsey Hussle Blvd’ has gone viral.

The change.org petition is asking for L.A. City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson to help push the renaming through.

We think it would be a strong tribute from the community he gave so much back to.

In related news, Nipsey’s bodyguard has announced he is going to retire following the rapper’s murder.

While he wasn’t with the rapper when the shooting took place, bodyguard, J Roc, released a heartfelt post, announcing:

“I’m done with all this sh*t. I retire from being a bodyguard, I love you HUSSLE THA GREAT.”

J Roc also said that he would have swapped places with Nipsey and been shot instead and wishes he was there when the shooting happened. He explained he was in tears as he posted how he had lost:

“A brother, best friend, a mentor.”

He also vowed to look after Nipsey Hussle’s children and longtime girlfriend, Lauren London.

 You can read the emotionally-charged post, in full, here:

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