Ermias Joseph Asghedom
August 15, 1985
|Died||March 31, 2019 (aged 33)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Homicide (gunshot wounds)|
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, California, U.S.|
|Education||Alexander Hamilton High School (no diploma)|
(2013–2019; his death)
Ermias Joseph Asghedom (August 15, 1985 – March 31, 2019), known professionally as Nipsey Hussle (often stylized as Nipsey Hu$$le), was an American rapper, entrepreneur, and community activist.
Hussle has released numerous mixtapes, including the Bullets Ain't Got No Name series, The Marathon, The Marathon Continues and Crenshaw, the latter of which rapper Jay-Z bought 100 copies for $100 each. His debut studio album Victory Lap was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards in 2019.
References[change | change source]
- "Nipsey Hussle Breaks Down His $10,000 Album Transaction With Jay Z: Watch Now". MTV News.
- Johnson, Alex (March 31, 2019). "Man killed, two others injured outside rapper Nipsey Hussle's L.A. store". NBC News. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
- Rapper Nipsey Hussle killed in shooting outside his L.A. store