Nipsey Hussle Meets-and-Greets Miami, Delivers Mailbox Money to the 305

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Over the weekend, L.A. rapper Nipsey Hussle stopped by the 8&9 Clothing Showroom to meet-and-greet Miami.

There was also a pop-up shop stocked with his Hussle's popular Crenshaw merch. Stuff like flatbill caps, beanies, tees, and other swag.

Then he cruised over to the Design District's best party spot, The Stage Miami, to deliver some of that Mailbox Money.

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Talking on the topic of collabing with Hussle for the meet-and-greet and pop-up shop, 8&9's Pascal was hyped.

"Definitely a great experience to work with a genuine individual like Nipsey Hussle and his All Money In team," Pascal said

"Being a fan of Nipsey's music, following him and moves since his early beginnings, made working with him to bring his Crenshaw and L.A. life to Miami surreal."

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After meeting-and-greeting Miami and signing swag for the 305 fans, Nipsey headed for his gig at The Stage, hosted by Black Tie Booking and Promotions.

Nipsey arrived around 2 a.m., sporting high socks, Cuban links, and a bright smile. He began by thanking all of his fans for coming out, saying that if he had known they were waiting he would have been there earlier.

Hussle didn't hesitate on that Mailbox Money, kicking off his set with a few cuts off his newest album.

Then he granted song requests and showed off exceptional chemistry with his front-row fans, making eye contact and rapping to the ladies while dapping up the guys who knew the words.

Quick and solid, Nipsey's set was shorter than many fans would have liked.

No doubt, it would have been dope if he had played a few more songs. But his set was rich with energy. And he came to work.

All good things got to end, though. Especially when there's an afterparty, cold champagne, and 100 big-booty strippers waiting at King of Diamonds.

-- Rob Portal

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