Lebron James sat down with CBS2 where he opened up about the impact on west coast rapper, Nipsey Hussle's murder in an emotional interview.

"It's another tragedy in the inner city and urban community. It's just unfortunate. It's just so unfortunate when you look at a guy who believed in what he believed in, talked about how he wanted to give back to his own community, actually gave back to his community and actually stayed in his community. It's not many who've done that."

He added: "To see his life taken away from him by someone in his community that comes from his community, it's one of the most unfortunate events that's happened in American history. I just feel for it, being [in L.A.]. Him being a friend of mine as well. You still don't believe it. I still don't believe it."

Hussle was gunned down outside his Marathon Clothing store inL.A. on Mar. 31. Authorities believe that it was a personal dispute. His alleged killer, Eric Holder, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder. Last week he pleaded not guilty to the charges.