Nipsey Hussle's Family & Friends Remember Him On Anniversary Of His Death

By Lauren Crawford

March 31, 2020

We miss you, Nipsey Hussle.

Tuesday (March 31), marked the one-year anniversary of the death of the 33-year-old rapper and community activist, who was gunned down outside of his Los Angeles clothing store on March 31, 2019.

While time has passed, those who knew Nipsey best, as well as those who simply knew him through his music or activism, continue to mourn his loss. His enduring legacy though has provided the inspiration needed for many to keep going, to continue the marathon, and evoke positive change around the world.

Nipsey's family, friends, and fans paid tribute to his memory on social media Tuesday, remembering him as a father, brother, son, partner, rapper, philanthropist, entrepreneur, hustler, legend, truth-teller and so much more.

See their tributes below.

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Time is deceptive It’s been a year since you transitioned The pain is as heavy today as it was a year ago God knows I would give anything to see you again I didn’t think I was going to survive a second of any of this Prayers have kept me together The kids keep me going and Gods Grace and Mercy have carried me this far As today makes a year I stand strong because of you Because I know you wouldn’t have it any other way Because I recall every late night conversation we had about resilience and fear Because you were my greatest teacher and because you are still with us, in spirit With every breath i take I honor you I carry this pain with purpose I promise I will make you proud I promise to apply everything you taught me In life and in death Ermias Asghedom There will never be another Until we are together again.... I love you beyond human understanding ( but you know that already)🏁

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Long live the Great 🏁

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Hu$$le man..... can’t believe it’s been one year since you departed from this krazy world. β€œTime flies” has an entire different meaning these days. I know you’re proud of what your life’s mission has accomplished in the past 12 months. You have truly touched the hearts of people all around the world. Your face is everywhere... your music is timeless & your words are heard loud & clear. There are newborns named β€œErmias” & I can’t get on anything and not see someone quoting you. A true KING to his people with a heart of gold. A pure soul who knew exactly what the world needed for motivation. My only wish is that you could’ve been here to see it all unfold yourself. Here for times like now when people need to be uplifted the most. The ultimate sacrifice: surrendering your life to God so that others would learn that there is much more to life than to care only for ones self. The world is about to hard reset & I’d like to think that you were one of the reasons for what’s to come in the future. A world where we have to think before we act. Care for those around us. Remember the importance of the everyday essentials, clean food, water, herbs & taking care of the most important thing on earth.... HUMANITY. Being forced to stay inside & with those closest to you is not a bad thing in my eyes. Yes, the pandemic is claiming lives & my loves goes out to the families of those lost.... But, I see this as a peaceful time that we will never see again in our lifetime. A time to reflect, empower, strategize & focus on how to make a true impact to what will soon be the new world. Things will never be the same after this & it is on all of us to adapt efficiently & contribute positively for all of us so that we can live in a world as ONE. The earth as we know it is sick... We are all home waiting for what’s next. While we’re waiting, let’s not add to the problem but prepare to be apart of the solution. We all need US. Especially now.... my love is with every single person on this earth during these times. This is the mark of a NEW BEGINNING. I’m ready enough for all of us. #TheMarathonContinues #LongLiveNipseyHussle 🏁 [@madsteez thank you for this piece, can’t wait to hang it]

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