Nipsey Hussle’s daughter Emani honors father during her graduation.
The 10-year-old pays tribute to her father who died 2 months ago. Hussle also shares a son with actress Lauren London.
Nipsey Hussle’s death
According to the police, the late rapper was shot in front of a clothing store, wounding his head and torso as well. Hussle helped build Marathon Clothing for his South Los Angeles neighborhood. Additionally, his death was deemed a homicide. He passed away at the age of 33 on March 31, 2019. Three other men were also shot. However, the other two were in stable condition.
Mayor Eric Garcetti also expressed his grief. “Our hearts are with the loved ones of Nipsey Hussle and everyone touched by this awful tragedy,” he wrote in a tweet and called the act as “senseless gun violence”. He added, “My Crisis Response Team is assisting the families coping with shock and grief.”
Nipsey Hussle’s daughter pays tribute
In a video shared on Instagram, Emani gave a speech during her Elementary school graduation. She gave a shout out to her mother Tanisha Foster and her late father. “I want to begin by sharing my thankfulness for my mom for believing in me, and my dad, for always being there for me,” Emani started. Additionally, photos shared by Hussle’s sister Samantha Smith on her Instagram story showed the 10-year-old standing with her aunt and Hussle’s son Kross.
Smith captioned the photo, “Baby girl growing up.”
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Many celebrities were left in shock after his death including, Snoop Dogg and also Steph Curry. Moreover, Rihanna posted photos of him with his children and mourned the rappers death.
Alleged killer pleaded not guilty- twice
Furthermore, the grand jury indicted 29-year-old, Eric Holder. The police arrested him on April 2nd, 3 days after Hussle’s death. In addition to being charged for murder, Holder was charged for possession and assault with a firearm. According to CBS Los Angeles, Hussle’s killer will be sentenced life in prison, if convicted.
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) April 2, 2019
LAPD Chief Michel Moore commented to the reporters during Holder’s arrest. “Mr. Holder walked up on multiple occasions and engaged in a conversation with Nipsey and the others that were there,” he said. He further stated, “He left and subsequently came back armed with a handgun, and purposefully and repeatedly fired, striking and killing Nipsey Hussle.”
Congratulations to Emani Asghedom on graduating elementary school!