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Nipsey Hussle Reacts to Jay-Z Purchasing 100 Copies of His Crenshaw Album

by; this week, Nipsey Hussle became $10,000 richer after Jay-Z purchased 100 copies of his new Crenshaw mixtape, at $100 each.

The Los Angeles rapper, who initially released the project as a free download and then gave fans the option to buy a $100 physical copy, explained to MTV News that he’s “humbled” by the rap mogul’s unexpected gesture.

“They sent us $10,000, we sent out 100 CDs,” Nipsey recalled.  “I ain’t get the chance to holler at Jay, but through his people he made it clear that he respected everything, so I was just humbled by it.  It felt like it was a good risk.  It ended up working out.”

In addition to Hov’s contribution, Nipsey sold 1,000 physical copies within 24 hours, which adds up to an impressive $100,000 in sales.

Fans can still download Crenshaw, which includes guest spots from Rick Ross and Slim Thug, or fork over a Benjamin for the physical copy via

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