The rapper, born Ermias Asghedom, was among the 38 inductees in the 2022 Hollywood Walk of Fame Class, according to a press release from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
As of early Friday morning, organizers of the Walk of Fame have not revealed when a ceremony or reveal will be held for Asghedom's star.
Asghedom joins the late Carrie Fisher, a Burbank native; actor Michael B. Jordan; LA-based musical group Black Eyed Peas; and NFL legend and longtime FOX NFL Sunday analyst Michael Strahan in the 2022 class.
Below is a full list of the Class of 2022 inductees:
Nipsey Hussle was known for iconic mixtapes like the Bullets Ain't Got No Names series, The Marathon, The Marathon Continues and Crenshaw. His debut album Victory Lap earned a Grammy nomination. He also won two posthumous Grammy Awards for "Racks in the Middle" ("Best Rap Performance" category) and "Higher" ("Best Rap/Sung Performance" category).
To this day, "The Marathon Continues" remains a popular catch-phrase and rally cry for fans, athletes and fellow artists who followed Nipsey Hussle's career.
Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside his clothing store in South Los Angeles in 2019. He was 35.
REMEMBERING NIPSEY HUSSLE