The Legendary Nipsey Hussle T-Shirt
This t-shirt was created to honor Nipsey Hussle and his dedication to improving communities. Featuring iconic images and quotes inspired by him, this garment represents his legacy.
Kerry Lathan approached Nipsey outside his Marathon clothing store and thanked him for all of the assistance he’d given her and presented some designs as part of an exchange that was straightforward and genuine.
Early Life and Education
Nipsey Hussle was born Ermias Asghedom and raised in Crenshaw, California. As a youth he shined shoes to earn extra money and made mixtapes which he sold at local malls. While originally part of Rollin 60s Crips gang – though eventually abandoning it-
Nipsey may have become famous as an artist, but his true passion was community development and entrepreneurship. He used his wealth to invest in neighborhood businesses that created jobs; funded school improvements; gave back through co-working spaces; and even turned down record deals so as to maintain ownership of his masters and expand broader business ventures.
Hussle was an undisputable force on the West Coast rap scene, earning respect from peers for his dedication to hip-hop and to his community. His music reflected this dedication with references to West Coast gangsta rap as well as an economic empowerment focus in its business practices and approaches. Additionally, he left an imprintful mark in Crenshaw and beyond as both an entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Our Prolific Nipsey Hussle Tribute T-Shirt honors his legacy as a rapper and community leader, not simply as clothing but as an expression of culture, resilience, and Black representation in music and culture. Wear it proudly to honor Nipsey’s mission of empowering the people. Purchase one today!
Achievement and Honors
Nipsey Hussle was a truly inspirational figure who understood equity and giving back in his community. He constantly put it first by investing in neighborhood schools and co-working spaces.
At the 2019 BET Awards, Nipsey Hussle’s legacy was honored through receiving a posthumous honorary Humanitarian Award. His family and friends, including Lauren London – whom Nipsey is engaged to – accepted it on his behalf.
Marathon Clothing Company founded by late rapper Tupac Shakur has collaborated with PUMA on an 18-piece collection in 2019. This includes shoes, tracksuits and T-shirts designed in collaboration with Neighborhood “Nip” Foundation that are now sold exclusively at Marathon stores or through their respective websites.
Nipsey Hussle lived his life to its fullest. He worked tirelessly towards realizing his goals, never giving up and inspiring many along his journey. His lifelong belief that hip-hop could change the world through music, business ventures and philanthropy were evident as he used them all to help those in need.
He took issue with rappers who openly boast about their gang affiliations, noting how it wasn’t cool and that many had lost their lives over these affiliations. His goal was for his music to bring Bloods and Crips closer together instead of further dividing them.
Our Prolific Nipsey Hussle Tribute T-Shirt is more than a shirt; it’s a statement of culture and tribute to an iconic rapper. Wear it and remember Nipsey with pride; it makes the ideal present for fans and family alike! Order yours now.
Nipsey Hussle was an esteemed rapper, businessman and community leader known for his devotion to economic empowerment and social justice. Born Ermias Joseph Asghedom and raised by Rollin 60’s Neighborhood Crips gang members as Ermias Joseph Asghedom; later leaving to focus on music instead of gang life.
His debut mixtape Slauson Boy Volume 1 was released in 2005 and established a substantial fan base. Subsequently he worked on multiple albums with other artists as well as starting up All Money In No Money Out Inc record label.
Nipsey had amassed an estimated net worth of $8 Million at the time of his death in 2019. Most of this wealth derived from short term investments and assets; his trademark portfolio, company shares and cash holdings also contributed significantly to this total value.