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Atlanta rapper Yung Mazi who survived 11 shootings gunned down in Atlanta

August 8, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Atlanta rapper Yung Mazi who survived 11 shootings gunned down in Atlanta

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Rapper Young Mazi gunned down in Atlanta

Atlanta rapper Yung Mazi who once asserted he was “bulletproof” after he was shot for the 11th time in 2016 was gunned down next to from a police station on Sunday.

The 31-year old rapper who boasted how he’s managed to survive targeted shootings, was shot and killed at 9:30 p.m. Sunday outside of a pizza shop and across from a precinct in DeKalb County.

Police told WSB-TV that they were dispatched after receiving a report of up to 25 gunshots fired. The DeKalb County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Jabril Abdur-Rahman.

Yung Mazi — known for collaborations with other Atlanta artists Rich Homie Quan and Yung Thug — had previously boasted on Twitter back in December that he was “bulletproof” after being injured at a Waffle House

“God made me bulletproof,” Mazi, who was a Muslim, said in a since-deleted post.

In an interview, the rapper revealed that last June that he had been shot on ten previous occasions, alleging he was targeted because of od his skin color, fame, and his expensive jewelry.

“Look at me, … I’m a [light-skinned] dude, people don’t like the [light-skinned] dude for some reason,” Mazi stated. “And then, I walk around with a quarter-million dollars worth of jewelry.”

The father of four had previously endured being shot in the head, which left him with temporary brain damage.

Authorities are now on the hunt for a suspect with dreadlocks who was wearing a white T-shirt and jeans at the time of the incident.

News of Mazi’s killing quickly spread on social media, with several hip-hop artists offering their condolences, including Young Thug and Zoey Dollaz.

“Somebody wanted Mazi dead badly smh,” Zoey Dollaz said on Twitter. “I hope that beef is squashed now it’s like damn whatever he did hope it’s forgiven now.”

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