Nipsey Hussle touched so many by the way he also reached out to help others in his community, that now others are more than eager to reach out and help his kids in return. The latest celeb added to that overwhelming display of love toward Nipsey, is retired NFL star, Reggie Bush.
When Nipsey was shot and killed in front of his Crenshaw, Ca. Marathon Clothing Store on March 31, 2019, he wassurvived by his two children Nipsey’s has two children, Emani Asghedom (age unclear), rom a prior relationship; and son Kross Asghedom (3), from his union with actress, Lauren London. Everyone’s hearts are aching for those beautiful babies, and now Reggie and his wife plan to do something about it.
How Reggie & His Wife Are Helping Nipsey’s Kids
On Friday, April 12th, Reggie and his wife, Lilit Avagyan, took to Twitter to announce that they’dve just started a GoFundMe page (you can donate HERE) with the goal of raising $100,000.00 for Nipsey’s children. They also revealed that they’d donated the initial seed money, $10,000.00 to kick off the campaign
Now, Reggie Bush and his wife asking for all of our help. The hope is to raise up to $100K for Nip’s babies. Here’s part of what they had to say:
“[Nipsey] touched a lot of lives in a positive way. He wanted to make a difference in his community, and communities like it all around the world. …. As a tribute to Nipsey, I would like to offer support to his children, and all funds from this GoFundMe will be transferred directly into a trust that was created solely for his legacy, his two children, Kross & Emani. … I’m making a donation to start this off. Please join me in honoring him in this way.”
Reggie state that watching Nipsey’s mother, Angelique Smith, give such a touching message about her son at his Thursday funeral, made he and his wife, feel compelled to step up in any way hey can to help his kids.
Following Nipsey’s Thursday funeral at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, several celebs dove deep into their pockets to help Nipsey Hussle’s family, after the emotional caravan ended at Nipsey’s Marathon Clothing Store.
It was reported that rappers T.I., Meek Mill, The Game, 2 Chainz; NBA stars, J.R. Smith, DeMar DeRozan and Al Harrington, all cleaned out the store of merchandise to help Nipsey’s family.
It was also reported that the celebs were offered free gear while there and absolutely refused to accept anything for free, instead offering to buy it all and damn near leaving the walls of Marathon bare…
Meek Mill took to Instagram to share a brief clip of the the store’s interior and the clothing that was no longer on the racks, after he and other celebs cleaned it out.
Overall, the outpouring of love Nipsey Hussle has received from celebrities, fans, and politicians -including our forever president, Barack Obama- has been a beautiful reflection of the unselfish, community activist and rap artist that he was. The late Dr. Maya Angelou was said it best- “When you do good, people notice.”
Our continued condolences to Nipsey’s children, parents, siblings, Lauren London, and the rest of their family and loved ones. Rest will Nipsey, after a job well done, King.
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