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Recommended Book List

Nipsey Hussle’s Recommended Book List

Introduction of Nipsey Hussle

The stage name well knows Ermias Joseph Asghedom of Nipsey Hussle. By the inspiration from comedian and actor Nipsey Russell, he adopts the stage name. He was a politician, an American rapper, and entrepreneur who lived from August 15, 1985, to March 31, 2019.
He was brought up in South Central Los Angeles under poverty family conditions. His music career started after being arrested for a crime, then his first mixtape, “A Slauson Boy,” was released in 2005.

He plays a role in TV series, cameos in the film, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. His film career sounded by Caged Animal (2010), Bone Thugs-N-Harmony I Tried (2007), and Secrets Revealed (2010). He passed away in South Los Angeles on March 31, 2019, and grieved his fan.
One of his famous commercial studio album releases after two years of his death was named Victory Lap. Youth motivated by his motivational-themed business understanding, music, and TV shows.

His latest book, The Marathon Don’t Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle, is an exciting thing for its fans and youth. His rap gang journey was the leading cause of his murder in 1985. Eric Holder, a murderer, shot Nipsey Hussle due to the rapper’s ongoing dispute.
Book List

The following books are picked from the list of the books are recommended by Nipsey Hussle that boost the motivations and clarify the mindset from any ordinary man to a business person.


Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger

In this book, Berger reveals the six basic principles behind word-of-mouth and social transmission. He discussed all things from consumers of products to policymaking in a contagious way. All items are discussed in a way to go viral. Reader inspired by the book due to marketing strategies that are discussed in this book. Think about it: how anti-drug commercials are an initiative for drug sellers, email get forward from one to next one, and all the things are advertisements and information that people will share strategically. The main focus of the Contagious is how an idea or product catch on by the target audience. This shows Hussle’s 2013 mixtape Crenshaw.


Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (also by Annie Clark, Carrie Brownstein, Gabrielle Union & Questlove)

Between the World and Me is a book that American author Ta-Nehisi Coates published in 2015. The author published this nonfiction book to answer the author’s adolescent son that reveals emotions, symbolism, and complexity of being black American. All of the things related to racism in America are elaborated in this book, like segregation and slavery act the body exploitation. He shared his personal experiences from Chicago to Paris and from Howard University to Civil War battlefields through all life stages. Beautifully narrated books show the past, present, and future experiences with emotionally charged reportage. Nipsey enjoyed this book and recommended it to readers to get clarity about racism in America.


Message To The Black Man In America by Elijah Muhammad

This is one of the best books from Hussle’s book list to get clarity about black men and men’s evolution. In this Message to the Black Man in America, everything is elaborated from man, humankind, devil, heaven, and hell to God. According to the book’s synopsis, the American black man is only directed to address black men universally in this book.


The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Violate Them at Your Own Risk by Al Ries, Jack Trout

As everything is based on laws, whether its nature or the life of someone. Then why are there no laws of marketing? All the things are mainly focused on in this The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing book. These are the laws that used by Hussle implemented in his The Marathon Continues and All Money In No Money Out brand. He recommends this book to the business holder who wants to uplift their business without compromising its integrity. It’s a way to monetize the business. Its other part clearly shows a violation of them at your own risk. This is the best material for marketers from the book list.


Power vs. Force by David R. Hawkins

According to Nipsey Hussle’s boo list, this book is the best to motivate a man to understand human behavior logic. The title of the book also shows consciousness of life itself. Human behavior is the primary perspective behind every happening in life, according to Power vs. Force book. It explores the “hidden determinants of human behavior” by using theoretical concepts from chaos theory, particle physics, and nonlinear dynamics expertise of Dr. Hawkins. Being a “healing psychiatrist,” Dr. Hawkins describes the facts of human behavior how instantly a person decides a pathway to follow.


Law and Economics of Vertical Integration and Control by Roger D. Blair

The book named law and economics of vertical integration and control focuses on the methods, methodologies, and techniques used in vertical integration and control law and economics.
The book goes into processing prices, fixed proportions and contractual options, and variable proportions and contractual options. Sales income royalty, equity convergence, production royalties, essential product-specific utilities, successive monopoly, the benefits and drawbacks of internal transactions, and transaction cost determinants are discussed. After that, the text looks at vertical integration in the face of ambiguity and vertical integration in the absence of contractual alternatives.

The book considers the legal handling of ownership integration and contractual controls that are per se unconstitutional. Tying agreements, public policy evaluation, resale price maintenance, vertical integration, the Sherman Act, retail foreclosure doctrine, and the 1982 Merger Guidelines are among the topics covered. Contractual controls that aren’t unconstitutional per se, alternate legal laws, and antitrust policies are discussed throughout the document.
This book is a valuable resource for scholars interested in the law and economics of vertical integration and management.


Blood in My Eye by George L. Jackson

Just a few days before the author’s death, Blood In My Eye was completed. During an attempted escape attempt, George Jackson was killed by San Quentin correctional officers on August 21, 1971. George Jackson was accused of robbing $70 from a gas station at the age of eighteen and was sentenced to one year to life in prison. He was sentenced to spend the remainder of his time in California prisons, including seven years of solitary confinement. He read extensively while in prison and developed into an activist, and political theoretician who referred to himself as a revolutionary.


Heal Thyself: For Health and Longevity by Queen Afua

The medical practitioner differs from the healer. The medical doctor is a learned, qualified technician in alleviating disease processes that may not be part of their background learned to use life’s challenges for growth and progress. True healing occurs where a challenge, challenge, or disease is resolved by trial and error, and a new perception of value emerges from an old problem. A healer is created when such a person applies their healing experience to others to lead them. The procedure is ongoing. As a healer assists in others’ guidance, he or she is guided by Queen Afua from a group of 12 people. She was about to give me a healing agent when the congestion in my chest began to break up and go down right as she was about to do so. This was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.


Culture Vultures by Kenyatta Khari Griggs

Culture Vultures is a behind-the-scenes look at the artistic and industry minds behind some of America’s most well-known artists and fashion labels. Kenyatta Griggs asks persuasive and informative questions over ten years in a series of candid interviews that shed light on the music mogul, the father, and the man best known as Dame Dash.


Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki, Sharon Lechter

Books revolve around the two classes, rich and poor. It clear the mindset to be a rich man who works for money, not be like a poor man who works for money. Things are explored by the story of “two dads,” a real dad and a friend’s dad.

This book denied the myth to have good earning to be rich. It shows all story is of self-business that enables you to have your trade and job or work for a job. It is an attempt to taught to change the mindset of greediness. Its inspiring thing is teachings about education are essential. This book built confidence to invest and earn profit compared to keeping hidden by the fear of loss.


Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior by Jonah Berger

Most of us think that they spend their life according to their interest and free will. They never realize the social impact on their life. Like Why someone chooses a specific color shirt for outgoing. All of the hidden facts are described in this Invisible Influence book. It clarifies the concept of the universe’s impact on individuals’ behavior from daily doings to decision making. Reader understood by reading this book when to resist and when to embrace the social influencers.