Nipsey Hussle’s funeral is set to be held at the Staples Center in the rapper’s hometown this Thursday and fans will be able to attend for free.
The 21,000-seat venue in Los Angeles is expected to be fully packed as fans can obtain free tickets to the memorial service starting Tuesday at 10 a.m. PST. The tickets to the funeral will only be available to California residents via a website for the event. A zip code must be entered when securing the tickets.
Nipsey's service is set to take place on Thursday at 10 a.m. No one is allowed to take photos or videos in the event, according to reports.
After the celebration of life, Nipsey’s casket is expected to travel a 25-mile route through many different parts of Los Angeles, including Nipsey’s Marathon Clothing store where he was shot and killed, so that fans can pay their respects, TMZ reported.
Nipsey was gunned down on March 31 outside of his store in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles.
In the time following his murder, thousands have visited the parking lot where he was slain. A memorial full of hundreds of candles and balloons has been placed in his honor. Several murals have also been painted around Los Angeles to honor the rapper.
His untimely murder was captured on surveillance footage and police have since charged 29-year-old Eric Holder, who was reportedly an acquaintance of the rapper. Holder pleaded not guilty to murder in a court appearance last week.
He is being represented by attorney Chris Darden, who famously worked as a prosecutor in the OJ Simpson murder trial.