Nipsey Hussle
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Birth name

Ermias Joseph Asghedom


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


March 31, 2019 (aged 33)
Los Angeles, California, U.S. cause of death:gunshot wound


Hip hop



Years active



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

Associated acts

Dom Kennedy, The Game, Snoop Dogg, YG

Ermias Joseph 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 of 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 by allegedly a long time friend Eric holder. They had a conversation which disputed the situation. Eric came back at the store in broad daylight with a semi automatic handgun and revelvor and shot nipsey ten time in the torso and head wounding two others. after being wounded nipsey last words was you shot me. Eric kicked nipsey in the head and flee the scene in a car away. Minutes later nipsey was rushed to a hospital where he would be pronounced dead at the age of 33. Two days later Eric holder was arrested for the murder. Nipsey was buried on April 11,2019 in forest lawn cemetery.

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