Outside record studio...
Holly Frith
10:52 19th December 2011

Rapper Slim Dunkin was shot dead outside a recording studio on Friday night (December 16), it has been confirmed.

The rapper, whose real name is Mario Hamilton, was shot in the chest outside a recording studio in Atlanta, reports The Associated Press.

"It appears the victim was scheduled to do a photo shoot," Police Major Keith Meadows told The Associated Press.

Adding: "Before the video shoot took place, it appears the victim and suspect got involved in a verbal altercation. We don't know what that altercation was about."
 
"The suspect produced a weapon, discharged that handgun one time, striking the victim in the chest," Meadows said.
 
Slim Dunkin had appeared on a number of songs with the performer Waka Flocka. a 20-track mix tape that featured Gucci Mane, Roscoe Dash and Pastor Troy.