Long live Nip.
“When we lost you, it really put some pain on me,” raps Meek. “Got me scared to go outside without that flame on me / And when them ni**as went against me, you ain’t change on me.”
He adds, “You made me cry, ni**a and I ain’t cry ni**a / You the first one that made me feel that I could die, ni**a / ‘Cause real ni**as never die, you know the vibes, ni**a.”
Roddy recalls where he was when he heard of Nipsey’s passing. “I was in Miami when I lost you / I ain’t talk about it / Remember I balled out in tears when I saw your body,” he raps.
All proceeds from sales and streams of “Letter to Nipsey” will benefit Nipsey’s family.
Roddy and Nipsey also won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance for “Racks in the Middle.” Meek lost Best Rap Album to Tyler, The Creator, but he was a good sport about it. “Congrats Tyler the only artist that can scream louder than meee!!!” he tweeted.