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Jibril Abdu-Rahman, aka Yung Mazi was killed outside a pizza shop in Atlanta, Ga, Sunday evening 

An up-and-coming Atlanta based rapper called Yung Mazi has been shot dead outside a pizza shop.
Jibril Abdu-Rahman, aka, ‘Yung Mazi’, 31, was murdered in Outside a pizza palor in Atlanta, last night. Local police say they responded to a report of 10 to 25 gunshots, according to WSB-TV Atlanta, and a police investigation is now underway, with officers searching for the shooter.
The shooting happened just before 9.30pm last night, according to reports, outside the Urban Pie pizza restaurant on Hosea L. Williams Drive.
The rapper, whose real name was Jibril Abdur-Rahman, had previously bragged about being shot at ten times throughout his life.
The DeKalb County Medical Examiner’s Office officially confirmed Abdur-Rahman’s identity, Channel 2 reported.
According to police, the shooter has dreadlocks and was wearing them pulled back and possibly up in a bun. He was wearing a white T-shirt with dark jeans at the time of the deadly shooting, police said
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Atlanta police.

Yung Mazi 6Yung Mazi was known for collaborating with other rappers
Yung Mazi shot 2Police activity beside the dead hip hop star’s car outside Urban Pie, the pizza palor Sunday night. Police are searching for the shooter after rapper Yung Mazi was killed
Young Mazi's car is towed awayPolice tow Mazi’s car from Urban Pie, Sunday night.
Yung Mazi shot 3Onlookers watch the police forensics teams at work at the scene. Other people have been paying tribute on social media 

Reports say Mazi previously tweeted “God made me bulletproof” hours after being shot in December.
The dad of two was known for collaborating with other rappers from Atlanta.
Friends and fellow hip hop artists have been paying tribute on social media.

Yung Mazi shot 5A distraught fan is helped up by police at the scene, Sunday night
Yung Mazi 2Friends have identified the victim as Yung Mazi as the shootin victim outside an Atlanta Pizza palor, Sunday, Aug 6
Birthday-Bash-ATL-The-Heavyweights-of-HIP-HOP-Live-in-ConcertYung Mazi [photo] arriving for a HIP HOP Live Concert in ATL, Ga., in June 2016 

His family have asked for privacy and said they are praying for him, but have said they do not wish to comment further.
Yung Mazi’s brother, Luqman Abdur-Rahman, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “We’re praying for him and all involved.
“Our privacy is at a premium.”
Many have expressed their sadness on Twitter.

Yung Mazi 5Friends say Yung Mazi [photo], had just finished spending time with his daughter before he was shot on Sunday 

Lastkingkoby wrote: “R.I.P to the homie Yung Mazi, we lost a real one.”
@ScarfoDaPlug added: “Rest in peace Yung Mazi. Today was a tragedy.”
Another said: “Yung Mazi was spending time with his daughter who looks just like him hours before he was killed.”
And another commented: “RIP Yung Mazi. We miss you. We love you.”