Ludacris manager Chaka Zulu among 3 shot in Buckhead

1 dead, 2 injured in Buckhead parking lot shooting
Published: Jun. 27, 2022 at 5:10 AM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — One of the Buckhead shooting victims has been identified as Ludacris manager and music executive Chaka Zulu, according to Atlanta Police Department.

Zulu is currently hospitalized. His exact condition is unknown.

Two other men were shot, one of which died. The deceased has been identified as 23-year-old Artez Benton.

At this time, no one has been arrested.

Zulu, Ludacris and Zulu’s brother Jeff Dixon founded Disturbing Tha Peace Records in 1998. The label signed a long-term deal with Def Jam Recordings in 2008.

Zulu was honored earlier this year by the Atlanta Hawks as one of their Forever 404 honorees.


A triple shooting in a Buckhead parking lot leaves one man dead and two others injured.

It happened at around 11:30 p.m. Sunday on Peachtree Road. Details surrounding the incident remain limited, but CBS46 has learned that the two injured are in surgery and expected to survive.

This is a developing story.