Anti-violence activists lead march in the Bronx honoring rapper Nipsey Hussle

LOS ANGELES (WABC) -- Anti-violence activists in New York City led a march Sunday to pay tribute to murdered rapper Nipsey Hussle.

The 'Kings Stop Killing Kings' march and rally was to focus on the need for unified voices to promote peace, and to urge increasing support for the city's crisis management system.

Hundreds turned out for the march that kicked off on Fordham Road and Grand Concourse in the Bronx.

Hussle was shot to death last month while standing outside his clothing store in Los Angeles.

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Police said Hussle and the two other victims were standing outside the store in the parking lot when the shooting occurred.

The 33-year-old rapper, born Ermias Joseph Asghedom, grew up in Los Angeles. He was nominated for the best rap album Grammy this year for his studio debut "Victory Lap."

Hussle opened the clothing store in June 2017. He was described as someone who was working to improve the community where he grew up and had reached out to Los Angeles officials to work on ways to reduce gang violence.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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