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London, who was the love of Hussleâ€™s life before he was killed at age 33, delivered this Instagram Live video to her nearly 9 million fans: â€˜
Smith, Hussleâ€™s sister who obtained full custody of Emani from her biological mother, Tanisha Foster, posted this message to her Instagram page on the occasion:
â€œEmani ainâ€™t gon know the streets gotta keep her close to me..â€� Happy 11th Birthday to my Warrior princess. You are a strong courageous powerful fearless Leader with a bright Soul and an insightful Mind. I love you endlessly and am here to celebrate life with you every step of the way!!â€™ Samantha posted on her IG.
One excited fan penned this message in the response section: â€œHappy born day beautiful young ladyðŸ™�ðŸ�½ðŸ’œðŸŽ‚ God bless you!â€� Another person added. â€œHappy Birthday Princess Emani.ðŸ‘‘ Enjoy and celebrate your special dayðŸ˜˜ðŸ’œ.â€�
A third person posted this note: â€œShe has the best role model, such an inspiration. Happy 11th princess Emani Dior ðŸ¤�,â€� while another person stated: â€œMy heartâ€¦ the beauty in this picture is unmatched. Happy birthday young queen ðŸ’™.â€�
One other commenter posted: â€œHAAPPIEST OF BIRTHDAYS TO YOU YOUNG QUEEN! We know your dad is smiling down on you from the heavens resting assured that you are in good hands! âœ¨ðŸ™�ðŸ�½ðŸ’• @babyyhairz @nipseyhussle @laurenlondon.â€�
Finally, a person summarized the sentiments of many after saying this: â€œThat poor baby forced to grow up without her dad still brings tears to my eyes ðŸ˜ž.â€�