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YG and Nipsey Hussle were extremely close, and fellow west coast rapper YG announced that he would be pushing back the release of his new album (which was slated to drop next week) so that he can mourn Nipsey's death.

"I was dropping a Surprise album April 12th But man. Now that we gotta deal with Big bro goin to heaven I will not drop the album this month. Pushing it to May, Sorry! LONG LIVE @NipseyHussle my brother from the other color!" he tweeted.

YG has posted several tributes to Nipsey online and revealed that they were working on an album together.

Machine Gun Kelly also announced that he would be putting his first single from his upcoming 'Hotel Diablo' album on hold.

"we were dropping first song off the album Friday, but out of respect for Nip, we’re gonna stay silent this week. respect to @carlchery for inspiring that action," he tweeted.