From the time he broke in 2008, Nipsey Hussle was one of the West Coast’s brightest hopes for a post-Snoop Dogg superstar. Though he’d go on to deliver numerous classic street-level projects in the time since, Victory Lap is officially billed as Hussle’s debut. The album is rife with the neo-G-funk sound that made his name (“Last Time That I Checc’d,” “Dedication”) as well as the platforms he’s most proud of: turf-life activism and black business advocacy (“Young N***a,” “Million While You Young”). The clout of guests like Puff Daddy, Kendrick Lamar, and Cee-Lo Green is not to be understated, but Hussle’s collaborators, no matter their own fame, understand his importance.
Tribute To Nipsey Hussle He Was One Of The West’s Most Important Voices
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