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Lauren London gives a beautiful tribute to Nipsey Hussle

On what would have been his 37th birthday, the late rapper was honored with a star on the Walk of Fame.



Lauren London attended Monday’s ceremony for Nipsey Hussle’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to pay tribute to her late partner. On the day that the late “Racks in the Middle” rapper would have turned 37, the actress spoke at a memorial gathering.

All of Los Angeles, and I suppose I speak for the rest of the country, has always known that Hussle was destined for greatness. That was already true for us, but this event solidified it,” the ATL actress explained.

I think Nip would have been proud of this. I believe he would want everyone to keep in mind that the only way to achieve your goals is to take the first step toward them. That doesn’t imply denying your roots; rather, it means accepting the world you were born into and realizing you have the ability to make positive changes.

She said, “So anytime you’re in the City of Angels and you see this star, I hope it motivates you to break away from whatever might be holding you back and for you to run your marathon until God says that it is over.” “Nip will long live in our hearts. I appreciate everyone’s well wishes and encouragement; yet, my heart truly belongs to Los Angeles.

London signed off with the late rapper’s iconic gesture as she finished her remarks. Just know that I love you and that we have a long way to go in this marathon of a relationship.


Big Boi, Isaiah Thomas, Roddy Ricch, Russell Westbrook, and YG were among the guests at Hussle’s ceremony, along with London and their 5-year-old kid, Kross. The 15th of August was proclaimed Nipsey Hussle Day in Los Angeles during the ceremony.

After the memorial service, London paid respect to the late rapper on Instagram. From 60th Street to a Hollywood Star,” she penned. To the Hussle Man in Heaven, Happy Birthday. I adore you infinitely.

Hussle, whose given name was Ermias Asghedom, was shot and killed on March 31, 2019, in front of his Los Angeles clothing boutique, Marathon. Eric Holder Jr. was convicted guilty of first-degree murder in July following a three-week trial that had been postponed due to the pandemic.

London sat down with Angie Martinez in the same month after the death of her longtime lover to give an honest interview in which she opened up about her grief.

She spoke about the sympathy she received after Hussle’s death, saying, “I really am grateful for it when it’s genuine, but I don’t like it when it’s pity.”


“There are times when I think to myself, “Oh, I couldn’t imagine going through that.” You should never let yourself believe that your current predicament is the worst thing that anyone has ever imagined. In some ways, you seek reassurance that what you’re experiencing is normal and that other people may be going through something similar. I’m humbled by all the pity.”