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Dance-offs, tears and tributes as rapper Nipsey Hussle takes one final tour

(CNN)It was a farewell tour fit for a hometown son, a beloved rapper and a community activist. Hours after thousands gathered to say goodbye to rapper Nipsey Hussle during a memorial at Staples Center in Los Angeles, throngs lined the streets and climbed poles Thursday night to watch the procession pass by. Choking back tears, they tossed roses at the car carrying the silver hearse as it made its way through the crowds. At the end of the 25.5-mile procession that included a stop at the rapper's Marathon clothing store, his body was taken to a funeral home in South Los Angeles. Outside, people held a dance-off, a fitting end to a memorial described as a celebration of life for the rapper. A hometown son who never left The day of tributes s ...