LeBron James’ Springhill Partners with Marathon Films for Upcoming Nipsey Hussle Docuseries
james lebron brings the life and accomplishments of the late rapper Nipsey Hussle front and center with a new docuseries, according to Deadline. The Shake and motivate The entertainer tragically died in 2019 after sustaining 10 gunshot wounds in the parking lot of his own store, Marathon Clothing. Now, the Los Angeles Lakers star is collaborating with his entertainment company Springhill and Hussle’s Marathon Films to produce a docuseries about the entertainer’s life.
According to Deadlines’ report, the series will follow Hussle’s early life in Crenshaw and then his life as a musician and activist. The doc will feature exclusive interviews and archive footage with appearances from 50 cast members, including Diddy, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg and his partner, Lauren London. A teaser for the upcoming project can be found below.
Hussle was an accomplished artist, with 5 Grammy nominations and two wins. His album, victory tower, received a nomination for Best Rap Album at the 2019 Grammy’s. He owned his own record label, All Money In, and spent much of his later career giving back to his community. His Marathon Clothing store opened in 2017 at the corner of Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue, serving as a community area in the Crenshaw shopping district. He also partnered with Puma to renovate a local schoolyard and basketball court and created Vector90, which taught STEM skills to locals.
One9 will lead and serve as an EP on the project, with LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson and Philip Bryon just a few joining. The upcoming docuseries has yet to receive an official release date.
LeBron James is honored to put Nipsey Hussle’s story back in the spotlight
LeBron James and Maverick Carter established Springhill Company in 2020 and have released several projects since its inception. What is my name: Muhammad Ali, Dreamland: The Burning of Black Wall Street, and The shop are just a few documentaries and shows created by Springhill, with the untitled documentary Nipsey Hussle being the latest.
James shared his thoughts on their partnership with Marathon Films, saying it’s an honor to be part of the project. “It’s an incredible honor for SpringHill to be part of sharing Nipsey’s history and legacy with the world,” he said. “He used his gift to give back to his community and lived what it means to inspire, empower and uplift others along the way. His words, ambition and actions stay with me to this day as he continues to m inspire, our company, and people everywhere.”
Upcoming projects associated with Springhill Company include house party, Shooting Stars, black ice, Blood countand new child.