News: BREAKING: Waka Flocka Flame's BSM Member Gunned Down
Saturday, Dec 17, 2011 12:15AM
Atlanta rapper Slim Dunkin, known for his Brick Squad Monopoly affiliation with Waka Flocka Flame, was reportedly gunned down Friday (December 16) in a Georgia recording studio.
Details of his death hit the Internet late Friday evening.
Another rapper has lost his life because of a gun violence. Slim Dunkin, a 24-year-old MC who was featured heavily on Waka Flocka Flame's mixtapes, was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, December 16 after being gunned down at a recording studio. Maj. Keith Meadows of the Atlanta Police Department confirmed to The Associated Press that the Brick Squad Monopoly rapper was fatally shot in the chest at around 5:30 P.M. after he got involved in a verbal altercation with another individual. "It appears the victim was scheduled to do a photo shoot," he first stated. (Ace Showbiz)
Police are still searching for the murder weapon and possible suspects.
Maj. Keith Meadows said police have not been able to identify the shooter. He said 13 to 20 people were in the small office-type building in southeast Atlanta at the time of the shooting, which took place around 5:30 p.m., but they were in different places. "We've questioned a number of witnesses inside the recording studio at this time." Meadows said. Police have not recovered the handgun that was used. Investigators remained at the scene late Friday evening. (CBS News)
The late rapper was reportedly known for grinding alongside Waka Flocka.
Dunkin has appeared on a number of songs with Waka like "F--k the Club Up," "Bang" and "Karma" all from Flocka's 2010 debut Flockavelli. He was also featured heavily on Waka's mixtapes like Twin Towers, Twin Towers 2 (No Fly Zone) and LeBron Flocka Flame 3. Dunkin was on his solo grind as well. This past Halloween the street bred MC released Menace II Society, a 20-track mixtape which featured Gucci Mane, Roscoe Dash and Pastor Troy. (RapFix)
No stranger to violence, Waka Flocka has been shot in the past and dodged bullets in North Carolina earlier this year.
"When I first heard the shooting I thought 'Oh no, I can't get shot again," Waka exclusively told RadarOnline.com. "I was in the bus, so I didn't now what the hell happened, it was like Pow Pow! AsRadarOnline.com previously reported, at least six shots were fired in a February 16 gun battle involving the rapper and his entourage. The musician was at a local store having a stereo system installed in his tour bus, prior to shots ringing out. Waka explained to RadarOnline.com his first reaction at the terrifying moment: "I don't want to go out this week, I ain't finished. You know you start flashing, it happened so quick then it's over," he said. "I was like sh*t, wrong place wrong time!" (Radar Online)
Check out some recent Slim Dunkin footage below: