Hard Knock Tv’s Nick Huff Barili sits down with Nipsey Hussle for an in-depth interview at Truth Studios. Part 1 starts with Nipsey painting the picture of what his childhood was like growing up in Crenshaw. As the interview continues, Nipsey breaks down some of the stories that inspired his debut studio album Victory Lap including one of his brother burying 200k in the back yard only to have most of the money destroyed by mildew. Nipsey shares the grind that it took to this point and what its like to look back at where he came from some of which he talks about on Blue Laces 2. A track that Lebron James premiered on snippet of on his instagram. Nipsey talks about how Athletes like Lebron and Isaiah Thomas get inspired by his music as he does from watching them play. Part 1 ends with Nipsey talking about Kendrick Lamar and how the both paid their dues to get to where they are. Nick reminded Nipsey that the first time Hard Knock interviewed him back in 2005 Kdot, Jay Rock, and Top walked passed in the background. We are just getting started! Nick and Nipsey talked for almost an hour. Nipsey’s Atlantic debut Victory Lap will be out Feb. 16th.
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