Despite the story sparking immediate support, the latest reports claim there is no validity behind the trust fund.
A snap of the article’s headline was circulated but soon proven to be from a random hip-hop blog that was created mainly to sell advertising and spread sensationalist news. Even though dozens of Twitter users warned about the reports, the streets were still filled with messages praising Jay. Others knew that it was fake and said they were keeping with it to put some pressure on Jay to give. (Times Live)
Hours prior, buzz developed about JAY having a multi-million dollar trust fund in motion for .
Over the last few years, Nipsey Hussle’s friendship with JAY-Z became a partnership in the corporate world. Just last week, Nip had signed a deal with Puma Management, where Jay has been serving as creative director since last summer. Along with that, the late entrepreneur also released a Paper Plane’s cap collection with Jigga’s right-hand guy, Emory Jones. Including recent rumors of Nip also signing a management deal with Roc Nation, some news has emerged from the label. JAY-Z and Roc Nation are reportedly creating a $15 million trust fund for Nipsey’s children. (OnSmash)
This week, the rap icon’s wife Beyoncé remembered Hussle’s life.
Over the past few days, Young Hov’s former business affiliate Kareem “Biggs” Burke remembered Nipsey’s life.