If you saw “When They See Us” you know just how impressive a film maker Ava Duvernay is. Capturing the rawness of her subjects and exposing a story in a way few can.
The family of slain rapper and activist, Nipsey Hussle, recognized this and apparently reached out to Duvernay to document Nipsey’s life and efforts.
After an intense bidding war, Netflix has ended up with the distribution rights. Though we have no word when that will be.
The news of the documentary comes almost a year after the rapper’s fatal shooting in March 2019, when he was gunned down outside his Marathon Clothing store in South Los Angeles.