Ludacris’ manager charged with murder for Atlanta shooting; lawyer claims self-defense with legal gun

A music executive and longtime manager for hip-hop star Ludacris has turned himself in to Atlanta authorities to face charges related to a fatal shooting from June, records show.

Chaka Zulu, whose real name is Ahmed Obafemi, turned himself in to the Fulton County Jail on Sept. 13 after authorities secured a warrant to charge him with murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and simple battery, the Atlanta Police Department announced Saturday.

Zulu was ordered held on $200,000 bond and was released later that day, jail records show.

Police charged Zulu — along with several others — in connection with a June 26, 2022, shooting at a restaurant on Peachtree Road in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood. According to authorities, cops responded around 11:35 p.m. to a report of multiple people shot at the restaurant.