Los Angeles, CA – Nipsey Hussle’s bodyguard J Roc is stepping away from the profession following the death of his friend. The now-former bodyguard announced his retirement in an Instagram post mourning the loss of Nipsey on Tuesday (April 2).

“I got the Babies and L forever I’m done with all this Shit,” he wrote. “I retire from being a bodyguard I love you HUSSLE THA GREAT.”

Questions revolving around Nipsey’s security were reportedly answered on Wednesday (April 3) when TMZ revealed the Victory Lap rapper made an impromptu trip to his Marathon Clothing store to assist a recently released inmate.

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Never in a million years I thought I would be writing some shit like this … we haven’t made a 100 Million yet … we was suppose to grow old and I call u big nose shoot jokes on you all day… but instead I’m here in tears writing this I wish I was there I would switch places with you any day the world need you here I’m so confused , lost , hurt I lost a brother , best friend, a mentor all I can here you saying now is If it was me, I would tell you, "Nigga, live your life and grow" I'd tell you, "Finish what we started, reach them heights, you know? And gas the V-12 to the pipe and smoke" but it sounds way easier then done … I got the Babies and L forever I’m done with all this Shit I retire from being a bodyguard I love you HUSSLE THA GREAT

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J Roc’s heartache was evident in his social media eulogy. He also wished he could switch places with Nipsey.

“Never in a million years I thought I would be writing some shit like this,” he wrote. “we haven’t made a 100 Million yet … we was suppose to grow old and I call u big nose shoot jokes on you all day… but instead I’m here in tears writing this.

“I wish I was there I would switch places with you any day the world need you here I’m so confused , lost , hurt I lost a brother , best friend, a mentor all I can here you saying now is If it was me, I would tell you, ‘Nigga, live your life and grow” I’d tell you, ‘Finish what we started, reach them heights, you know? And gas the V-12 to the pipe and smoke’ but it sounds way easier then done.”

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My Mentors , My Brothers 📸 : @jenjphoto

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J Roc is one of the many people who’ve detailed their grief on social media following Nipsey’s death. Lauren London, the late artist’s girlfriend, broke her silence on Tuesday.

“I am completely lost,” she wrote on Instagram. “I’ve lost my best friend. My sanctuary. My protector. My soul…. I’m lost without you. We are lost without you babe. I have no words.”

Nipsey was shot and killed in his hometown of Los Angeles on Sunday (March 31). Eric Holder, the 29-year-old man suspected of killing the beloved rapper, was arrested by police on Tuesday afternoon.