A source close to Nipsey’s family and label tells XXL today (April 16) that the slain rapper did, in fact, own all of his masters and that he set up a trust fund for his children prior to his death. Although the family appreciates the support from celebrities and fans alike, they are kindly turning them away.
Shortly after Nipsey’s memorial service, former NFL player Reggie Bush and his wife Lilit Avagyan launched a crowdfunding initiative without the consent of Nipsey’s family. Their goal was to raise $100,000 for Nipsey’s kids, Emani and Kross Asghedom. For the cause, the two even donated $10,000 to kick things off. Now, the source confirms that Bush’s GoFundMe campaign has been removed.
Speaking with the Los Angeles Times on April 5, Nipsey’s father explained his belief that the late rapper was sent to earth by God.
“It was like he was sent by God to give some love to bring us together because that’s what his lyrics were saying, always,” Nip’s father said at the time. “He’s not shy to tell the truth even though it might not look good. He wasn’t scared of anything. [God] sent him to send a message. It looks like, ‘Your time is up because you have completed what I sent you 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.”
Meanwhile, artists who were close to Nipsey Hussle are still mourning his death. Many of them, including the likes of Snoop Dogg and YG, appeared at Nipsey’s memorial service at Los Angeles’ Staples Center last Thursday (April 11).