Nipsey Hu$$le Is Strictly Business – XXL Issue 152

Strictly Business Nipsey Hu$$le's taking a whole new approach to the rap game. Words Dan Rys Image Jorge Peniche Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the December/January 2014 issue of XXL Magazine. On Oct. 7, Nipsey Hu$$le watched in real time as $20,000 flooded into his PayPal account. The next day he added $100,000 to that total. The cash influx came from the sale of Nipsey’s latest mixtape, Crenshaw, which he put out on his own for $100 a pop. The bold move signaled another win for artists who keep it independent and even earned the L.A. MC some love from Jay Z, who ...

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