Ermias Joseph Asghedom aka Nipsey Hussle was a professional American rapper, entrepreneur, and community activist. Hussle rose to fame after he released his mixtape, Bullets Ain’t Got No Name. Likewise, his debut album, Victory Lap earned a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album in 2019.
Unfortunately, Hussle died on March 2019 due to a gunshot. At the time of his death, he was in a relationship with Lauren London. Who is his murderer?
Who Is Nipsey Hussle? Bio
The late rapper, Nipsey Hussle was born as Ermias Joseph Asghedom on August 15, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. Moreover, he was born to Dawit Asghedom, a first-generation immigrant from the African state of Eritrea (Father), and Angelique Smith, an African-American origin (Mother).
Likewise, Hussle has two siblings, an elder brother, Samiel Ghebrehet Asghedom and a younger sister, Samantha Smith. He grew up along with his siblings in the Crenshaw neighborhood of South Los Angeles.
Hussle belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and holds American nationality. Similarly, he was born under the birth sign, Leo. Hussle attended Hamilton High School in Castle Heights but dropped out before graduating.
Nipsey Hussle’s Career
Ermias Asghedom started his career in music with a stage name, Nipsey Hussle. He released his first mixtape, ‘Slauson Boy Volume 1’, in December 2005. Eventually, Hussle signed with Epic Records and Cinematic Music Group.
Later in 2007, Hussle made his debut in acting appearing in a small role in ‘I Tried’, a semi-autobiographical film of the rap group ‘Bone Thugs-n-Harmony’.
However, Hussle is best known for ‘Victory Lap’ which was released in 2018 and debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 chart. Furthermore, it was listed at number three on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Likewise, Hussle also worked with fellow rappers such as Chance The Rapper, Rapper Wale, etc.
Was Nipsey Hussle Married?
Nipsey Hussle was not married. However, he was in a relationship with an actress, Lauren London at the time of his death. The two began dating in early 2010.
Likewise, the two shares a child from their relationship. Their child, a son, Kross, born on August 31, 2016. Sadly their relationship could not last long due to Hussle’s death.
On the other hand, Hussle also shared a daughter, Emani, from his previous relationship with Tanisha Foster.
Moreover, his partner London was previously in a relationship with fellow rapper Lil Wayne. Furthermore, she also shares a child with her ex-boyfriend.
When Did Nipsey Hussle Die?
The incident took place at around 3:25 P.M. on March 31, 2019. Nipsey Hussle was in the parking lot of his store, Marathon Clothing where a man, Eric Holder shot him multiple times and flew away. Then after, he was immediately taken to the hospital.
Unfortunately, doctors declared Hussle dead at 3:55 P.M which broke the hearts of many fans and well-wishers of him. He was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
What Was The Net Worth Of Nipsey Hussle At The Time Of His Death?
The late rapper, Nipsey Hussle earned a hefty sum of money through his career in the music industry. Before his death, his net worth was around $8 Million. He amassed the majority of his income through his career as a rapper. Likewise, he also earned a decent sum of money through endorsements, advertisements, etc.
Furthermore, Hussle was also an entrepreneur and further owned a clothing store. From the store, he probably accumulated a hefty sum of money. Similarly, his other source of income was Instagram where he has over 5.4 million followers. After his demise, Hussle’s property was handed over to his partner.