Born Ermias Joseph Asghedom, the diagram above reveals how Nipsey’s hustle has impacted the economy on both a local and national level. Using a combination of government and business data sources, I estimated Nipsey’s distribution of wealth across six sectors: Entertainment, Tech, Real Estate, Philanthropy, Food and Lifestyle. My analysis led me to calculating two main figures: The number of people Nipsey has either hired or impacted (41, 369) and the projected value of investments made between 2013 and 2019 ($210, 413, 500). READ MORE