NBA Superstar LeBron James by way of his production company, Springhill Films is producing a docuseries about the late rapper, Airmiess Joseph Asghedom aka Nipsey Hussle.
The docuseries, done in conjunction with the late rapper’s Marathon Films will include never-before-seen footage of Nipsey, as well as interviews with more than 50 collaborators including Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Diddy, and Nipsey’s longtime partner, Lauren London.
It’ll tell the story of Hussle’s life, from his days as a young boy growing up in Crenshaw, to the musician and activist he became in the later years of his life.
“It’s an incredible honor for SpringHill to have a part in sharing Nipsey’s story and legacy with the world,” LeBron said in a statement. “He used his gift to give back to his community and lived what it means to inspire, empower, and uplift others along the way. His words, his ambition, and his actions stick with me to this day as he continues to inspire myself, our company, and people everywhere.”
The series will be directed and executive produced by director One9, and boasts additional executive producers; Marathon Films’ Emani Asghedom and Kross Asghedom, and SpringHill’s LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson, and Philip Bryon. Co-executive producers also include Skylar Andrews and Naomi Wright.
Watch the teaser below
Nipsey Hussle is also the subject of a feature-length documentary for Netflix to be directed and produced by Oscar-nominated Ava DuVernay.