WATCH: Nipsey Hussle & Lauren London’s Love | 5 Memorable Moments
The brutal murder of Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsy Hussle has the left the hip hop community and his loved ones stunned. Born, Ermias Asghedom, 33, is survived by his two children: Emani Asghedom (from a previous relationship), Kross Asghedom who he shared with long-time partner Lauren London.
The couple met for the first time, in person, on Crenshaw and Slauson at his store and have been dating since 2013. London gave birth to their son in 2016.
The two loved each other deeply and also made sacrifices for their relationship. During an interview with GQ, London shared how she auditioned for the role of Faith Evans in the hit film, Notorious, and then she got pregnant.
It was a tough decision for the actress. She revealed she questioned whether she should choose herself or her soul.
“I auditioned to be Faith Evans in Notorious,” Lauren shared. “I talked to Faith, Puff, everybody. It just came down that the director didn’t believe me as Faith.”
“Lauren was handpicked by John Singleton to do Snowfall. She read, got the part, shot the pilot…did stunts…this was her dream role,” Nipsey said. “And then she got pregnant with our son. That was a really hard decision for her to make.”
Tributes have poured out over social media for Nipsey Hussle, with special messages of support for Lauren London.
The gorgeous photos from their recent GQ shoot broke the internet upon their release. Now, they stand as a forever tribute to the love and bond forever shared by the two.
“Our grandchildren will frame this,” London wrote in a caption underneath one of the pictures taken in their LA neighborhood.
As his fans and community mourn, we send our deepest condolences to Nipsey Hussle’s family and loved ones.
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Here are five memorable moments from the couples relationship.
- Nipsey Hussle reveals what really went down in the DM’s with the actress.
- During an interview with GQ, Lauren London reflects on when she first met Nipsey Hussle and her thoughts on the rapper.
- Lauren London’s birthday celebration. Hussle declares his love for London.
- Nipsey Hussle special Happy Birthday message to his “wife.”
- The biggest blessing for the two: their son Kross.
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