Trial of Nipsey Hussle’s Murder Suspect Eric Holder Begins Thursday


The trial of the suspect in the murder of revered Los Angeles rapper will start Thursday. Nipsey Hussle born Ermias Joseph Asghedom was shot and killed outside of a business he owned in March of 2019.

Eric Holder is the man accused of killing him. The two were said to have had a conversation where Hussle supposedly told Holder he was getting a reputation of being a “snitch” just before the shooting.

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Holder, 32, was indicted in May of 2019. He faces one count each of murder and possession of a firearm by a felon and two counts each of attempted murder and assault with a firearm.

Hussle was 33 when he died and had been signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation record label. He won two Grammys almost a year after his murder.