The event which was streamed live was attended by a number of friends, family, and celebrities in the United States of America. The celebration of life took place on Thursday, April 11, 2019, saw a number of celebrities and public figures turn up to eulogize the late rapper.
Former president of the United States of America, Barack Obama sent a condolence message which praised Hussle’s music and activism in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Crenshaw. Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam also delivered a powerful message.
Another huge moment of the day was when Nipsey Hussle’s longtime girlfriend, Lauren London took to the podium with his daughter Emani Asghedom, her son Cameron Carter, Hussle’s nephew Khalil Kimble and Hussle and London’s son Kross Asgehdom to deliver a very emotional tribute.
For Nipsey Hussle’s mum, Angelique Smith who gave a very lengthy message, she talked about her son, their years together and her hope for the South Los Angeles community he left behind.
“I have perfect peace. I am happy. I am complete. I am strong. And if I can feel this way, you can, too,” she told the thousands of mourners. After calling Hussle’s father Dawit Asghedom to the stage, she talked of finding comfort and guidance in her spirituality.