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Nipsey Hussle biography coming in 2020 

Atria BooksA biography of the late Nipsey Hussle will be published next year.

The Marathon Don’t Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle, is scheduled to be released on March 24, 2020, according to

Vibe founding editor Rob Kenner is writing the unauthorized book.

"The last time I spoke with Nipsey Hussle, he told me, ‘I ain’t outside giving out jewelry or dropping off bags of money on people, but I’m giving out game,'" Kenner says. “This book is my attempt to help fulfill that intention."

The bio will include commentary from the Cali rapper, as well as interviews with family and friends. Portions of proceeds from the book will be donated to the Hussle estate.

"He was one of the most fascinating artists of our time, as well as an important activist and thought leader, but he received relatively little acclaim during his lifetime," Kenner declares. "I wanted to do my part to help set the record straight."

Hussle was murdered March 31 outside of his Marathon Clothing store in Los Angeles. He was 33 years old. On Saturday, Nipsey was posthumously honored as MVP of the Year at the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta.

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