Born in Los Angeles, California, an Eritrean (East Africa) Nipsey Hussle aka Ermias Ashgedom rose to stardom in late 2008 when he went on tour with fellow west coast artist The Game. He owned a clothing shop in LA, before selling all of his possessions to set up a recording studio. He is expected to release an album in the summer of 2009; his first two singles debuting in early 2009. He is a member of the Rolling Sixties Crips, one of the most respected sets in California.
by dre cuz mo April 15, 2009
Rapper/Actor from the West Coast music scene, from South Central Los Angeles, CA, member of Notorious Street gang ''Rolling 60's Crips''. Appeared on ''We are the World 25 for Haiti'' song, and Snoop Dogg's ''Upside Down'' from Malice in Wonderland. In 2010 he starred in the film Wrath of Cain, directed by Ving Rhames. Nipsey's first recorded mixtape, was Slauson Boy Volume 1, which actually became the name of his own record label. Nipsey's Latest release is ''The Marathon''. Great Rapper, Actor, and Father.
by wisemannn August 02, 2011