Who is Nipsey Hussle?

Nipsey Hussle was an American rapper. He was well-known for his several compilations like “The Marathon Continues”, “Crenshaw”, and “The Marathon”, from the “Bullets Ain’t Got No Name”. Winning hearts of many people in over the world within a very short time, Nipsey, also now is considered as one of the best musicians in the United States. Nipsey is remembered for being the well known and amazing face in the music arena.

Quick Info
Full NameNipsey Hussle
Birth DateAugust 15, 1985
Birth LocationCrenshaw, Los Angeles, California, United States
MotherAngelique Smith
FatherDawit Asghedom
Height6 feet 3 inches
Weight81 kg
Body Measurement40-33-14.5
Ex-GirlfriendLauren Nicole London
KidsKross Asghedom
Emani Asghedom
DeathMarch 31, 2019
Cause of DeathGunshot
$8 million

The rapper was also popular for dating and further marrying a model Lauren London. Furthermore, he was an activist as well as an entrepreneur.

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Nipsey Hussle was born on August 15, 1985, in Crenshaw, Los Angeles, California, United States. Nipsey was born as Ermias Joseph Asghedom to his mother Angelique Smith, and his father Dawit Asghedom. Ermias’ professional name was Nipsey and also was popular for the name. His fans rarely recognize Ermias. Besides, Nipsey grew along with his two siblings; brother Samuel and sister Samantha.

Nipsey was born with the star sign of Leo. Furthermore, he holds an American nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to American-African. Moreover, Nipsey, with a height of 6 feet 3 inches and weight about 81 kg, had an attractive look along with the body measurement 40-33-14.5 inches. Also, his black hair color and black eyes made his look amazing.

Early Life

For his education, Nipsey enrolled in Hamilton High School. However, he left school before certifying. When he was fourteen years, he enrolled in the local Rolin 60′ Neighbourhood Crips. During his act of comedian Nipsey Russell, his friend gave him the name, and then his nickname came to be Nipsey.

Furthermore, when he was nineteen years, he went on a tour to Eritrea, East Africa, along with his father and brother. The trip inspired him for being the community activist having the spirit of being an entrepreneur.

Personal Life of Nipsey Hussle

Popular as a rapper, Nipsey also gained the name for his relationship with an American actress and model, Lauren Nicole London. Lauren is famous for her role in the TV series, “Entourage” and “90210“. Since 2013, the couple was more open about their relationship to the media. Also, they posted pictures together on their social media account. They often updated about their relationship with their fans.

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Moreover, Nipsey and Lauren gave birth to a child, Kross Asghedom on August 31, 2016. Besides, Nipsey had a daughter Emani Asghedom, from his previous relationship. Also, Lauren had a child along with Lil Wayne. However, Nipsey and Lauren had their engagement in November 2017 and had a romantic relationship.


Nipsey Hussle started his musical career with the compilation in 2005 named, “Slauson Boy”. He slowly gained a name from this first compilation. By 2008, Nipsey gained more popularity after his two mixtapes aired, “Bullets Ain’t Got No Name”, compiling with Epic Records and Cinematic Music Group.

Furthermore, in 2009, he aired his first single, “Hussle in the Hous”. Likewise, he released his third mixtapes, “Bullets Ain’t Got No Name”. Nipsey became famous and gained commercial success over time. Moreover, his further two mixtapes, “Upside Down”, highlighted on his studio album, “Malice n Wonderland” in 2010. Likewise, it starred on The Marathon and the Marathon Continues.

In 2010, Nipsey first time featured in a movie, “Caged Animal” alongside Ving Rhames. Then, he also had an appearance as a supporting role in “Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed”. Besides, he also starred in a commercial for Beats Color along with an American competitive tennis player Serena Williams. Moreover, top magazine companies approached him and he gained identification. Besides, the XXL Magazine nominated him as the Annual Freshman Top Ten. LA Weekly also acknowledged him.

In 2012, Nipsey worked with celebrated rappers. He worked with Mistah FAB, Rick Ross, Tyga, and B-Legt. Particularly, his remarkable collaborations are “Fountain of Youth”, “Bitches Ain’t Shit” and likewise, “Fountain of Youth”. Next year, Nipsey released his first album, “Victory Lap”. Also, he aired his next mixtape, “Crenshaw”. Moreover, the “Crenshaw” reached to top 40 on the chart of Billboard Heatseekers. Furthermore, Nipsey appeared in “The Sexy Getting Ready Song”, the pilot episode of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”.

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On June 17, 2017, Nipsey owned his won Marathon Clothing Store, along with partners, Civil, Carless, and his brother Samiel Asghedom. Also, known as the “smart store”, the store also covers the space of culture and technology. It gives access to buyers through an app. Software engineer Iddris Sandu built this app.


Nipsey Hussle died on March 31, 2019, in Los Angeles, California, US, at the age of 34. The rapper died in an unfortunate situation. He was shot ten times out of his store, Marathon CLothing. He along with two other people were instantly taken to the hospital. Sadly, the rapper left while rushing to the hospital. He was buried in Southern California at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The investigation started on the situation. During the investigation, Police suspected a 29 years old Eric Holder and arrested him. People saw Eric Holder in the Bellflower, about 20 miles from the place where the Nipsey became unconscious due to shot. Besides, Police suspected that murder happened due to personal disputes. On April 2, 2019, the Los Angeles Police Department arrested Eric.

Net Worth of Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle, from his professional career, had earned popularity amazingly in a very short period. Also, he had gained a handsome amount of money. His net worth was approximately $8 million.