The video highlights the late rapper's love of family and community.
The hip hop community is still coping with the untimely death of Eritrean-American rapper, Nipsey Hussle. But now, we have yet another song to remember the cherished rapper by.
DJ Khaled has shared the music video for his heartfelt single "Higher" featuring the late rapper and singer John Legend.
On "Higher" Nipsey raps about the strength of his family and the power of being able to overcome hardship "Pops turned 60, he proud of what we done, in just one generation. He came from Africa young," he rhymes before spitting heartfelt lyrics about his children and partner Lauren London.
The song and video, directed by Eif Rivera, was shot in Nipsey's native Los Angeles and highlights the rapper's role as a family man and a pillar of his LA community.
The track is the latest single from DJ Khaled's new album Father of Asahdwhich dropped today.
The star producer shared a touching statement recalling his time spent with the late rapper while making the music video. "Recently, I embarked on a soul-searching journey down a road I never thought I would travel in a million years. It began when a tragedy robbed the world of an enlightened soul, a brother, a father, a partner and my friend, Nipsey Hussle," Khaled wrote. "Just days prior, he shared his energy and positivity with me on a video set for a song called "Higher." After much prayer and reflection; and with the full blessing of the Asghedom family, I am sharing that moment with the world."
"A gift from my brother Nipsey that we want to share with the world," he wrote about the song in an Instagram caption. "We miss you and we will forever keep your legacy going. The Marathon Continues." He added that all proceeds from the track will go to Nipsey's children Emani and Kross.
Watch the music video for "Higher" below.
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