Fans of Nipsey Hussle are in for a treat later this week.
This Friday, the rap star’s estate is planning to release a visual version of his classic 2010 album, The Marathon.
Nipsey’s official Instagram account announced the release of the animated version of The Marathon with a teaser featuring his song “Love”
The animated version of The Marathon was produced by Los Angeles-based company okidoki, which was co-founded by renowned designer Kent Yoshimura.
“It represents the story of Nipsey’s resilience and unwavering faith in his mission, and the authenticity and honesty in his message. It also was the first seed planted in the Marathon brand that gave fruit to many other branches that Nipsey architected, as only he could do,” according to Nip’s official Instagram account.
okidoki also helped produce Diddy’s immersive 50th birthday party at his Bel-Air estate in December of 2019, as well as the Partymobile digital listening experience for Party Next Door.
“Celebrating the life of an incredible human, the marathon mixtape, and the first week of BlackHistoryYear,” okidoki said from their official Instagram account along with another teaser featuring Nipsey Hussle’s banger “Late Nights and Early Mornings.”
The animated version of Nipsey’s album will debut on YouTube at 9:00 p.m. EST.