Rap veteran Benzino has called up Maybach Music Group head Rick Ross to help address his recent near-death shooting with the release of their new “Walk Away” track.
Zino relied on Ricky Rozay to speak on the shooting, notably suggesting jealously and wealth may have contributed to the gunfire.
Benzino may be shot and down but not out. While he’s still recovering in the hospital after getting shot by his own nephew two weeks ago, he puts out a new tune today, taking help from Rick Ross on a very under par, chopped up hook. “They say money’s root of all evil/Got me breaking bread with the preacher/Don’t ever let anybody defeat ya.” (HHNM)
Recent reports revealed Zino’s nephew may have fired off his weapon in self-defense.
Gai Scott appeared in Plymouth District Court for arraignment on a charge of armed assault with intent to murder, and was held on no bail pending a dangerousness hearing Wednesday. “It’s very early in the game, but when the dust settles with respect to this case, it’s going to be abundantly clear that Mr. Scott, a licensed gun owner, was acting in self-defense and in defense of his family,” said Jon Ciraulo, Gai Scott’s attorney, following the arraignment. Gai Scott looked nonplussed and nodded as a judge gave him instructions during a brief court appearance. (Boston Herald)
Following the shooting, Zino revealed he had initially tried to avoid attending his mother’s funeral.
Scott, a rapper and reality television personality, said he was driving south on Route 3 to meet a friend in Plymouth when he happened upon his mother’s procession. “I looked over, there was a car, and all I saw was a gun shooting at me,” Scott said in a phone interview from his hospital bed. The assailant, he said, fired seven or eight shots. “I was trying to duck and dodge, drive around it, maneuver the car. … I was bleeding a lot. I was driving with my thumb in my shoulder to try to stop the bleeding.” (Boston)
According to reports, Benzino suffered a gunshot wound to his arm during his mother’s funeral proceeding in late March.
A relative of hip-hop producer Benzino was busted Saturday for shooting the reality show star as they drove to his late mother’s Massachusetts sendoff, according to WHDH-TV in Boston. The “Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta” favorite was blasted in the right arm while driving through Duxbury on the way to St. Peter’s Church in Plymouth, authorities said. (NY Daily News)
Check out “Walk Away”: