Monday, 24 June, 2019

Rappers call for host to RESIGN after 'DISGUSTING' Nipsey Hussle segment

Laura Ingraham Nipsey Hussle Backlash Credit Fox News
Lora Ball | 17 April, 2019, 13:06

"Is that related to the lowest unemployment ever basically for African Americans?" she asked on Friday.

Nipsey Hussle, whose real name is Ermias Asghedom, died on March 31 aged 33 following a shooting outside his Los Angeles clothing store, Marathon Clothing. More than 17,000 people have signed the petition. Laura Ingraham and other Fox News hosts have repeatedly faced threats of advertiser boycotts.

Aside from mentioning the turnout for the services, Ingraham ignored the rest of the information about Hussle and his death. "And with that... I'm logging off IG at least a month or so" he added. She continued, "Now this dear artist recently released a song called "FDT" - F Donald Trump", while playing a portion of the music video in the background showing YG, who the song actually belongs to.

"We are NO LONGER laying quiet while you continuously disrespect our brother, culture African Americans as a whole, " The Game wrote on Sunday. "Nips passing nor his legacy is to be taken lightly as there will be consequences for any disrespect now or in the future as long as I have a voice!"

Over the past few hours, various musicians from Game to T.I. have ripped Ingraham for laughing during a Nipsey Hussle funeral service segment.

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The Grammy-winning artist T.I. - a frequent critic of both Donald Trump and fellow rapper Kanye West who supports the president - called Ingraham's comments "disgusting". "EVEN IN DEATH! So let that sizzle in ya lil hateful, demonic spirits", Tip wrote before logging off. In one moment during the segment, Ingraham and Arroyo poked fun at 85-year-old Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan for mistaking Hussle for "Russell" while eulogizing the slain Grammy nominee. Ingraham didn't acknowledge the criticism on her Monday night show.

HuffPost notes a petition has been created in the days since also demanding Ingraham be reprimanded for her actions.

Several rappers tore into Ingraham and called for her immediate dismissal for mocking a murder victim, USA Today reports.

Ingraham has also sparred with David Hogg, the Parkland survivor turned anti-gun activist.

Laura Ingraham is stirring up controversy again ... this time with her contentious on-air comments about Nipsey Hussle.

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