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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 16: Nipsey Hussle steps offstage during the PUMA x Nipsey Hussle 2019 Grammy Nomination Party at The Peppermint Club on January 16, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for PUMA)

Nip was a Crip, but his brother wants to keep the name in the family.

Nipsey Hussle’s brother Blacc Sam is in a legal battle with the Crips over his brother’s phrase “The Marathon Continues.”

According to legal documents, Nipsey’s brother filed for a trademark of “The Marathon Continues” on May 28 with the purpose of using the slogan for entertainment and community services.

The Crips, on the other hand, filed a similar trademark for “TMC” to promote community events and “gang intervention” efforts.

Nipsey was a Crip, but his brother wants to keep the name in the family. The U.S. Patent And Trademark Office has confirmed the filings and will decide who profits from the name.