Nipsey Hussle Father – Dawit Asghedom Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Divorce, Nationality, Occupation, Name Meaning, Statement on Son’s Death

Nipsey Hussle Father - Dawit Asghedom


Dawit Asghedom Bio – Dawit Asghedom Wiki

Dawit Asghedom is the father of the deceased rapper, Nipsey Hussle’s father. Asghedom is war refugee having come to the United States after fleeing an ongoing war in Eritrea. Eritrea is a country in the East African region. He had not spoken publicly since his son’s death until his burial day on Thursday, April 11th, 2019.

Dawit Asghedom Nationality – Nipsey Hussle Father Nationality

Dawit is an Eritrean national.

Nipsey Hussle Shooting

The 33-year-old musician and entrepreneur who was fatally shot outside of his clothing store, Hyde Park store, in Los Angeles on Sunday Afternoon, March 31st, 2019. Two others were wounded in the shooting according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Hussle was shot multiple times and then rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Eric Holder who goes by the street names “Shitty Cuz” and “Fly Mac” was identified as the suspect who shot Nipsey and is already in custody awaiting trial.

Nipsey Hussle’s real name was Ermias Davidson Asghedom. The name that was given by his parents had a meaning. His first name means “God will rise,” he told CBS LA.

Dawit Asghedom Ex- Wife – Nipsey Hussle Mother

Nipsey Hussle mother is Angelique Smith, an American whom Asghedom married upon freeing Eritrea.

Nipsey parents divorced in 1987. During Nipsey memorial, his mother shared details about her life including that she’d survived a rough childhood and was also abused during her marriage prior to raising her sons as a single mother in the Crenshaw District of Los Angeles.

“I didn’t have an easy life. I want to encourage you to choose a vegan lifestyle. I want to encourage you to let [go of] your use of alcoholic beverages and narcotic substances. I want to tell you that we come from royalty and regality. I want to tell you that we are very loving and kind and a spiritual race of people. I want to tell you that we are very traumatized and pressurized people.

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.”

Dawit Asghedom Helped at the Marathon Store

Nipsey Hussle’s dad often helped him out at his store The Marathon. His dad often manned the counter at the store, greeting customers and helping them. In a 2017 video, His dad appears about halfway through it.

Dawit Asghedom Statement

Dawit Asghedom told the Los Angeles Times that God sent his son to give a message to the world, and Nipsey had completed what he was called to do. “We all have a plan, but God has his own plan. So he had completed what he needed to be doing and he did it early so (God) probably want to take him early, too.”

Dawit Asghedom Eritrean Roots and Visits with Son

Asghedom came to the United States after fleeing an ongoing war in Eritrea. Nipsey visited the country where his father is from twice and it was “life-changing,” he told CBS LA. “To see my family breathe the air for a little bit.”

Speaking to Hussle told Complex he said: “As I got older, my pops tried to keep me involved with the culture by telling me the stories of the conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea, how he came to America, and about our family back home, because all that side of my family, my aunties, grandparents, is in Africa.”

He told Africa’s Country that he and his brother, Samiel, visited Eritrea with his dad in 2004 when Nipsey turned 18. They stayed for three months and the trip had a profound impact on him. At first, he experienced culture shock. He said, “I experienced culture shock. The sh** that we rely on day-to-day out here, your cell phone, Internet, e-mail, and your females, [laughs] and your daily movement, it’s all cut off once you get out there. It’s more about the interaction with people.”

Nipsey Hussle visited Eritrea again with his dad and brother in 2018, Face2Face Africa reported. It was his first time back in 14 years. They met President Isaias Afwerki and toured the capital city of Asmara.

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