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Nipsey Hussle
Nipsey Hussle

Birth name

Ermias Asghedom

Born

August 15, 1985
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Died

March 31, 2019 (aged 33)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Genre

Hip hop

Occupation(s)

Rapper

Years active

2003-2019

Label

Cinematic (2008-2010)
Epic (2008-2010)
All Money In (2010-2019)

Associated acts

Dom Kennedy, The Game, Snoop Dogg, YG

Ermias Asghedom (August 15, 1985 - March 31, 2019), better known by his stage name Nipsey Hussle (often stylised as Nipsey Hu$$le), was an American rapper from Los Angeles, California. His stage name was derived from comedian and actor Nipsey Russell. Asghedom initially became known for the release several mixtapes, including his Bullets Ain't Got No Name series, The MarathonThe Marathon Continues and Crenshaw. After much delay, his debut studio album, Victory Lap, was released in 2018 to critical acclaim and commercial success and was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards in 2019.

Asghedom was shot and killed outside his store, Marathon Clothing, in South Los Angeles on March 31, 2019.

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