Ludacris’ Longtime Manager Chaka Zulu Arrested on Murder Charge

Chaka Zulu, Ludacris

Chaka Zulu (real name Ahmed Obafemi), longtime manager for rapper Ludacris and co-founder of Disturbing Tha Peace record label has been charged with murder and a list of other charges, according to WSB-TV. Reportedly, the charges stem from a June 26 shooting incident that occurred outside of his Buckhead restaurant, Apt4B.

Chaka Zulu

In the June incident, Zulu was one of three people shot in the parking lot. The shooting left 23-year-old Artez Benton dead and Obafemi and another person in the hospital. According to cops, there appears to have been an argument or altercation that happened and the victims were shot in the parking lot of the shopping center.

Obafemi surrendered to authorities on Sept. 13 and bonded out the same day. He is also charged with aggravated assault , possession of firearm during commission of a felony and simple battery, according to jail records.

Authored by: Kellie Williams