Nipsey Hussle Biography: Songs, Age, Height, Net Worth, Albums, Girlfriend, Children, Death

Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Ermias Joseph Asghedom, famously known as Nipsey Hussle, was a talented and multifaceted individual with various professions throughout his life.

Aside from his successful career as a rapper, he was also a thriving entrepreneur and a passionate activist.

He used his platform and resources to give back to his community and positively impact the world.


  • Full Name: Ermias Joseph Asghedom
  • Stage Name: Nipsey Hussle
  • Born: August 15, 1985.
  • Died: March 31 2019 (age: 33 years old)
  • Birthplace: Crenshaw, South Central Los Angeles
  • Nationality: United States
  • Occupation: Singer and Rapper
  • Height: 1.91m
  • Parent: Angelique Smith and Dawit Asghedom,
  • Siblings: Samiel and Samantha
  • Spouse: Tanisha “China” Ferguson and Lauren London
  • Children: Kross Ermias Asghedom and Emani Asghedom
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $8 million

Early Life & Education

Nipsey Hussle was a rapper and activist born and raised in Crenshaw, South Central Los Angeles, on August 15, 1985.

His parents, Angelique Smith and Dawit Asghedom, grew up having two siblings, Samiel and Samantha.

Nipsey attended Alexander Hamilton High School in the nearby Castle Heights neighbourhood but ultimately dropped out before graduating to pursue his music career.

Despite not finishing his formal education, he continued to educate himself and inspire others through his music and community work.


Nipsey Hussle was a rapper who rose to fame in the mid-2000s. He gained a loyal fan base in his local area by releasing independent mixtapes such as “Slauson Boy Volume 1”.

He was eventually signed to Cinematic Music Group and Epic Records but later created his label, All Money In.

His music, including projects like “The Marathon“, was known for its raw and honest depictions of street life and his struggles.

Hussle’s entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to his community made him a beloved figure in the music industry and beyond.

Sadly, his life was cut short when he was fatally shot in front of his clothing store. However, his impact and legacy inspire and motivate others to pursue their dreams and give back to their communities.

His music and business ventures will forever be remembered as a testament to his talent, ambition, and generosity.

Awards and Nominations

Grammy Awards:

  • 2020: Best Rap Performance for “Racks in the Middle” (with Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy)
  • 2020: Best Rap/Sung Performance for “Higher” (with DJ Khaled & John Legend)
  • 2019: Best Rap Album for “Victory Lap”
  • 2020: Best Rap Song for “Racks in the Middle” (with Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy)
  • 2021: Best Rap Performance for “Deep Reverence” (with Big Sean)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @nipseyhussle
  • Facebook handle: NipseyHussle
  • Twitter handle: @nipseyhussle

Personal Life

A talented rapper and community activist, Nipsey Hussle had two significant relationships.

His first long-term relationship was with Tanisha Foster, also known as Tanisha “China” Ferguson, with whom he shared a daughter, Emani Asghedom, born in 2008.

After their relationship ended, Hussle began dating actress Lauren London in 2013. Together, they had a son, Kross Ermias Asghedom, in 2016.

The couple was deeply committed to each other and were engaged at the time of Hussle’s tragic death in 2019.

London has spoken of their relationship as being “soulmates” and revealed that they had plans to get married in the future.


  • Victory Lap (2018)
  • Slauson Boy 2 (2016)
  • Mailbox Money (2014)
  • Crenshaw (2013)
  • The Marathon Continues (2011)
  • The Marathon (2010)

Net Worth

Nipsey Hussle’s legacy continues to live on through his music and business ventures.

Although his net worth may have been estimated at $8 million, his impact and influence on the music industry and community far exceed any monetary value.

His entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to giving back will continue to inspire future generations.

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