SANDMAN NEGUS - Day in the Life With Nipsey Hussle & H.B. - Part 2
SANDMAN NEGUS - A Day in a Life With Nipsey Hussle & H.B. - Part 2
This is Part 2 of the Day in the Life series originated by Sandman Negus and produced by Jeff Fleiss.
R.I.P. Sador "Sandman Negus" Fessahaye - 1/12/1986 to 9/27/2012
Let us not forget the Fessahaye family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. For those of you who would like to donate to the Fessahaye family, an account is set up at:
Bank of America #3250-0362-0159
Sador Fessahaye... aka Sandman Negus!!!! The Boss. A motivated, talented, fearless, giving, young man who used his passion for music to elavate himself, his family, his people, and a generation of lost souls was taken from us. Although he is not here with us physically, his love and his music live on. His belief in life was to do everything you can to achieve your goal in life. He didnt believe in charity nor handouts. He believed in hard work. This is a tool for all his supporters and fans to contribute to fund a movement that will help others. He believed in helping others. So for anyone who loves him and loves his music, this is our way of supporting his legacy of hard work and giving.
Negus... the King. We love you dear young brother!!!
Rest In Peace Haway !!!
THE LIFE OF SANDMAN NEGUS: based on a true story
Eritrean-American Rap Artist Sador Fessahaye has lived in Los Angeles since the age of 7. Using the stage name Sandman Negus, Sandman started singing rap music at the age of 12. By age 15 he started recording. Sandman Negus was Born january 12, 1986 in Europe Bulgaria. Although Sandman Negus is from Eritrea, the war between Ethiopia and Eritrea forced his family to migrate to different countries in Africa leading to his birth in Bulgaria. Due to the war and government corruption, the Fessahaye family could not obtain Sandman's birth certificate and shortly after his mother gave birth, the family was forced to relocate Sudan the capital Khartoum. In 1993, at the age of 7, the Fessahaye family moved to the United States in hope of a better future for their family. The family settled in Los Angeles, California to begin their new life. Sandman was enrolled in school and began second grade at Hyde Park Elementary. On February 5, 1997 Sandman's eldest brother died from gangrene and this tragedy took a heavy toll on young Sandman. His brother was always someone he looked up to and admired. From that day on, Sandman began writing and rapping. A piece of Sandman had died and Sandman Negus was born. Not only was his brother his inspiration to begin writing, but also influential rappers such as Tupac Shakur and Nas. Sandman spent most of his free time tapping into his artistic abilities by making music, sketching, painting, and drawing. Sandman grew up in a disciplined home with a strict father that led him to become rebellious at the early age of twelve. Sandman loved music so much, it was his passion ever since a little boy, In africa he was the entertainer of his family. He started making a name for himself and in 2005 he was recruited by Yahoo and Pepsi as a westcoast representative in a segment called Mic Pass. At the age of 19, after years of living the street life, Sandman was a victim of police corruption and spent months in jail for an alleged robbery for which he was later found not guilty. At this point in his life, Sandman turned to the streets, and by the age of 20, Sandman took a wrong turn in life and ended up in jail, Sandman was done with going to jail and slowly but surely started to change his life around, Sandman began working on his music and his mixtape, "Extraz Vol. 1". On August 2, 2008, after leaving the studio to take a friend home, he was followed by gang members, they exchanged words with Sandman then the gang members shot Sandman nine times while he was driving in traffic, due to ongoing L.A gang violence. He was shot in his colon, liver, both lungs, left and right diaphragm, shoulders and his neck. He had to undergo eight surgeries and was in a coma for 26 days. Despite all the trauma that Sandman has faced, he still was able to recover from the shooting and use music as his therapy. Two months after the shooting, Sandman finished his mix tape and shot the video for the mixtape single entitled "EXTRAS". Ever since then he has been shooting videos, and creating more music. He made a contribution to his native country Eritrea by creating songs about the history of his country, Part of his legacy consists of the Adeye and Sawa remixes. Sandman also has a worldwide fan base, he has been touring ever since June 2009 and has offers from major labels, He is currently working on his album and collaborating with major artists from across the United States.. for more info GOOGLE Sandman Negus