Music executive Chaka Zulu was one of three men shot Sunday night in Buckhead. The longtime manager of rapper Ludacris is also the Co-CEO of Disturbing Tha Peace Records.
According to 11Alive News, Zulu and two other men were shot at a location off Peachtree Road around 11:35 p.m. All three were hit and transported to a local hospital—one did not survive.
The other two men have not been identified.
According to the report, homicide investigators told 11Alive that the shooting stemmed from an argument in a parking lot. Police have not identified a suspect and are reviewing security footage as part of the investigation.
Chaka Zulu recently participated in a Juneteenth event for The Home Depot Backyard. The bio on that page lists him as most recently serving as Head of Artist & Talent for Spotify. Previously, he served VP of Sports and Entertainment Marketing at Monster, the company formerly behind Beats by Dre headphones, an executive producer on a BET docs-series and Radio Promotions for Sony Music/Columbia Records and Universal Music Group/Island Def Jam.
The legendary executive is a fixture on the Atlanta music scene. He has been instrumental in the careers of Jeezy, Big K.R.I.T., Iggy Azalea, DJ Drama and more.