Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside of his own store, The Marathon Clothing, in Los Angeles. Nipsey did a lot of humanitarian work in the South Los Angeles area, including gang violence prevention. Connie Orlando, the Executive Vice-President at BET, announced Thursday that Nipsey will receive the Humanitarian Award at the 2019 BET Awards.
The ceremony will have a variety of artists, including YG, John Legend, and DJ Khaled. Regina Hall will be hosting.
The 2019 BET Awards will air June 23 at 7:00 p.m.