Nipsey Hussle had a strong connection with his eldest daughter Emani prior to his passing.
Now, Hussle’s sister Samantha Smith wants to continue to foster this bond by seeking custody of the child. Why has Nipsey Hussle’s sister Samantha Smith decided to seek custody of the child? Read on to learn more on Nipsey Hussle Sister seeking guardianship of his daughter…
CelebNMusic247.com reports that Samantha Smith has filed papers to the Los Angeles County Court asking a judge to grant her full-guardianship of her brother’s seven-year-old daughter.
Nipsey Hussle’s Sister Samantha Smith has filed a petition to become the guardian of Nipsey’s 10-year-old daughter, Emani Asghedom.
Smith says she has “always been a presence in Emani’s life and along with the rest of Emani’s paternal family has assisted in her care.”
Sources close to the situation explain that Hussle was Emani’s primary caregiver until he was murdered on March 31.
They also say that throughout Emani’s life, Smith helped care for the child when needed. Smith’s motive for filing the petition centers around her concerns that Emani’s birth mother’s ability to provide for her child.
A source revealed:
[She wants] to ensure the continued stability for Emani. And ensure that she will be able to maintain her current and ongoing relationship [with Nipsey’s family].
Nipsey Hussle’s sister has been vocal about her dedication to reinforcing the familiar stability created by her brother since his passing.
On several occasions, Nipsey Hussle’s sister Samantha Smith assured her brother and business partner Blacc Sam that she will assist him and promised to take care of Emani.