Rapper, Nipsey Hussle was laid to rest yesterday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, where several members of his family and love ones gave emotional speeches at his memorial service.
“To Ermias, the love of my life. You know what it is. Grief is the final act of love. My heart hears you, I feel you everywhere. I’m so grateful that I had you. I love you beyond this Earth. Until we meet again, the Marathon continues,” She later shared a picture of a tattoo of his face on her arm in
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Another memorable farewell speech came from his mother, Angelique Smith, who to everyone’s surprise kept her emotions intact until the end of the speech. Smith told everyone how much her son meant to her and had an emotional ending saying
“We have to be the light of change that we want in the world. I’m very proud of my son. My son, Ermias Joseph Asghedom, was a great man.”
“We ended up connecting, we ended up making music together, we created a bond.We created something that was special.”
“While most folks look at the Crenshaw neighborhood where he grew up and only see gangs, bullets and despair, Nipsey saw potential. He saw hope. He saw a community that even through its flaws that taught him to always keep going.”
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There is no doubt that the loss of the rapper hit the music industry extremely hard. Sadly, despite their efforts more harm came to the community during the final procession, where an unknown vehicle drove by shooting 4 people and killing one.