Friends, family and Fans remember #Nipseyhussle a year after his Murder

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One Year Later, The Marathon Continues – written by @niksofly ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Today we are reminded once more that life is short. Each breath we take brings us closer to our expiration. Even in knowing that solemn truth, it doesn’t ease the pain that we may feel for those that have transitioned before us. Today is no different. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As I take the time to reflect on the life and legacy of Ermias Joseph Asghedom, professionally known as #NipseyHussle, there is no comfort in the icon’s absence. There is only a reminder that we must continue the marathon and push forward, not only for ourselves and our communities, but for Hussle’s family and his love. To allow Hussle’s efforts to become stagnant is to say we do not appreciate all that he has done and was trying to do. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Hussle’s legacy is one of rebirth and awareness. It is one of empathy and dedication. When it is said that we, society, have lost an icon, the depths of that statement have not been explored. To understand the statement, we must understand Hussle in his totality- Hussle, the artist, the man, and the humanitarian. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Hussle was bigger than his artistry. While his music is what initially garnered many of us as fans, it was his dedication to educating all those who listened. From interviews to track listings, buying back the community, and eradicating the entrapment of poverty was the prolific message. It was embedded in Hussle. Before he ever sold a mixtape for $1000 (Mailbox Money) or even $100 (Crenshaw), go back to his Slauson Boy 1 days. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Hussle was dedicated to shedding light on the issues that arose in certain socioeconomic communities. That message continued as his music progressed. It is no wonder why he was ….…to read the rest log on to (clickable link on profile)

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