Ermias Asghedom, better known by his stage name Nipsey Hussle (often stylized as Nipsey Hu$$le), is an American rapper from Los Angeles, California. He grew up near the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue in South Los Angeles. He is of African descent – his father is from the African country Eritrean and African American descent on his mother’s side.
He has released several mixtapes; however, he is best known for the three installments of his “Bullets Ain’t Got No Name” series consisting of “The Marathon”, “The Marathon Continues” and “Crenshaw”. His debut studio album “Victory Lap” has been delayed for sometime now; however, it is expected to be released any day now.
Nipsey Hussle has also done some acting – In 2007 he played a small role in Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s semi-autobiographical film “I Tried”. In 2010, he starred in the film “Caged Animal” alongside Ving Rhames, Gillie Da Kid and Robert Patrick. Hussle and American actress Lauren London welcomed their first child together on August 31, 2016.