Nipsey Hussle was a talented rapper and an activist. But he was also a self-made scholar. Nipsey loved to read books, and he read often.

His fans and friends put together a list of all the books that the rapper was reading before he left the world. The list was compiled based on interviews, and his friend's statements. 

Here's the full list:

The Art & Science of Respect by James Prince

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME BY TA-NEHISI COATES

BLOOD IN MY EYE - GEORGE JACKSON

CODED LANGUAGE BY SAUL WILLIAMS

THE ART 8 SCIENCE OF RESPECT BY JAMES CONSCIOUS

CAPITALISM BY JOHN MACKEY B RAJENDRA SISODIA 

THE BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLE BY TA-NEHISI COATES

THE FIRE NEXT TIME BY JAMES BALDWIN

CONTAGIOUS BY JONAH BERGER 

THE FOUR BY SCOTT GALL

CREATIVE SELECTION BY KEN KOCIENDA 4. ii_

THE INVISIBLE MAN BY H.G. WELLS

CULTURE VULTURE BY KENYATTA GRIGGS AND DAMON DASH ...

THE LOST BOOK OF ENOCH BY DAVID HUMPHREYS

FOOLS BY RANDOMNESS BY NASSIM NICHOLAS TALEB

THE ONE DEVICE BY BRIAN MERCHANT

THE RICHEST MAN IN BABYLON BY GEORGE S. CLASO SON

HEAL THY SELF BY QUEEN AFUA

HOW TO EAT TO LIVE BY ELIJAH MUHAMMAD

INVISIBLE INFLUENCE BY JONAH BERGER 

THE SECRET BY RHONDA BYRN

THE SPOOK WHO SAT BY THE DOOR BY SAM GREENI

LAW AND ECONOMICS OF VERTICAL INTEGRATIONS AND CONTROL BY DAVID KASERMAN

THE WRETCHED OF THE EARTH BY FRANTZ FAN

MANCHILD IN THE PROMISED LAND BY CLAUDE BROWN

THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF BRANDING BY AL RIES LAURA RIES

MESSAGE TO THE BLACK MAN IN AMERICA BY ELIJAH MUHAMMAD 

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND BY THOMAS MERTON

ORIGINALS BY ADAM GRANT

POWER VS. FORCE BY DAVID R HAWKINS

POWERNOMICS BY CLAUD ANDERSON

THREE M RDS BY UELL STANLEY ANDER

REVOLUTIONARY SUICIDE BY HUEY P. NEWTON

SACRED WOMAN BY QUEEN AFUA

SEIZE THE TIME BY BOBBY SEALE

STEVE JOBS: A BIOGRAPHY BY WALTER ISAACSON

THE ART OF WAR BY SUN TZU

WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER BY TA-NEHI I COATE

SOUL ON ICE BY ELDRIDGE CLEAVER