LA Intersection Will Be Named To Tribute Late Rapper Hussle

Brenda Watkins
April 12, 2019

The intersection of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard, close to where the star was shot, will now be named Ermias "Nipsey Hussle" Asghedom Square, referencing his birth name.

He added: "It was like he was sent by God to give some love to bring us together because that's what his lyrics were saying, always".

Angelique recalled her son's early years when he was at school and asked to be put in advanced classes, smiling: "He recognised at an early age his own capability".

"He continued, "[God] sent him to send a message.

Nipsey Hussle's celebration of life will take place on April 11th, and will begin at 10:00 a.m; doors will open at 8:00 a.m.at the Staples Center arena in downtown Los Angeles.

In a new interview with the Los Angeles Times, the loved ones of the famed rapper, whose birth name is Ermias Joseph Asghedom, are revealing how they are feeling over a week after his unexpected death.

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"We all have a plan, but God has his own plan", he mused. Rest in peace to Nipsey Hussle. "So he had completed what he needed to be doing and he did it early so [God] probably want to take him early too".

As The Blast reported, tickets to Nipsey Hussle's memorial sold-out minutes after going live on the site, leaving several fans upset.

London, the late rapper's girlfriend and baby mama, also had some words to share about Nipsey.

Hussle, who started dating London in 2013, welcomed a child with her in 2016. He was a family man.

Eric Holder, 29, has been charged with one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon, according to a release from the Los Angeles County's District Attorney's Office.

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