Following the murder of Grammy-nominated rapper, Nipsey Hussle, on Sunday, sales of his music has increased to 2,776 per cent in the US as fans mourn his death through music.
According to Billboard, Nipsey’s catalog of songs and albums on Sunday sold a combined 15,000 copies — up 2776 per cent compared to a little under 1,000 on Saturday.
Based on isolation of his songs, they sold 13,000 downloads on Sunday (up 2,588 per cent compared to less than 1,000 on Saturday).
The rapper albums sold nearly 2,000 copies on Sunday (a rise of 6,412 per cent from a negligible sum).
Nipsey’s best-selling song on Sunday was his recently released single: “Racks in the Middle,” featuring Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy.
The music sold nearly 3,000 downloads (an increase of 1,507 per cent compared to a negligible total on Saturday).
The late rapper’s debut studio album, Victory Lap, sold 1,000 copies on Sunday (up 4,400 per cent from a minimal total on Saturday).
The news on streaming gains for Nipsey’s songs is expected to be announced in the coming days.
The Los Angeles rapper whose real name was Ermias Davidson Asghedom was shot multiple times outside of his clothing store.
The law enforcement revealed he was shot alongside with two other victims at the store.
The 33- year-old father of two was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital while the two other victims are in serious condition.