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Lauren London has paid tribute to late rapper Nipsey Hussle – real name Ermias Asghedom – on what would have been his 34th birthday.
He was fatally shot outside his Marathon Clothing store in Los Angeles on March 31.
“Today We celebrate You my beloved,” the later rapper’s girlfriend of six years wrote in an emotional social media post.
“Today we honor you King.
“We are to live in our highest vibrations today because that is how Nip lived his life.
“We should encourage and inspire today because that is how Hussle lived his life.
“Today we should love and give truth because that is how He lived his life.
“His Purpose still lives on with us all.”
Nipsey Hussle received more birthday tributes from friends and fans alike. A-listers from Beyoncé to LeBron James also paid tribute to the late rapper on social media.
Beyoncé shared a quote from her song with Jay-Z and Childish Gambino, Mood 4 EVA, as part of her tribute…
“The marathon will be televised for N.I.P. ’cause true kings don’t die, we multiply, peace,” Beyoncé wrote, adding, “Happy birthday in paradise.”
“Happy bday @nipseyhussle bless up,” DJ Khaled wrote. “The marathon continues.”
“Cheers King Happy Birthday to a real one,” Swizz Beatz posted.
“Happy Birthday NIP. I know you somewhere celebrating looking down at us,” Tyga shared on Instagram alongside a photo of the later rapper. “we lookin up at u bro #themarathoncontinues.”
Click here to read Lauren London’s emotional tribute in full.