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Here's how Twitter responded when  Jermaine Dupri said Nipsey Hussle was Jesus

Jermaine Dupri recently tweeted he believed Nipsey Hussle was Jesus, and Twitter had a lot to say about it. 

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The Atlanta producer posted his message Friday, one day after the late rapper’s homegoing service, which took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 

Dupri wrote, “I believe nip was Jesus.”

His remarks caused a big response from many. People were surprised by his statement, and some even called him “crazy.”

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While several acknowledged Hussle’s accomplishments, they disagreed with Dupri’s claim that he was Jesus and pointed out specific scriptures to support their argument. 

After the backlash, Dupri headed to Twitter again to elaborate on his initial thought. He said it was “interesting” that fans were calling him crazy. He also said rapper Joe Budden shared his same beliefs. 

Dupri and Budden weren’t alone though, because a few agreed with them. 

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Najja Parker
Najja Parker
Najja Parker is a writer and online content producer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution