The 42-year-old Fox aka Jamal Green had been signed to 50 Cent’s G-Unit Records in 2007 but never released an official project on the label. He did, however, release a number of low budget straight-to-YouTube and WorldStar videos and made several mixtape appearances guesting on songs with French Montana and Mobb Deep’s Prodigy. Mazaradi Fox eventually parted ways with G-Unit amicably and maintained a relationship with 50 Cent who tweeted his condolences after learning of the killing:
Former G-Unit rapper Mazaradi Fox was shot and killed on Friday (Jan. 3) afternoon in Springfield Gardens, Queens, New York. He was 42 years old. Fox, born Jamal Green, was sitting inside a white SUV with his 20-year-old daughter when a masked gunman approached and shot up the vehicle. The shooting occurred at around 4:10PM. Four people were hit according to the website, including Fox, his daughter and two other men, one who was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition, and the other in stable condition. Fox’s daughter suffered a graze wound to the neck, while Fox died on the scene, stumbling out of the car and collapsing in a nearby driveway. He had only been home from prison a few weeks, after serving time for attempted assault. The suspect reportedly took off in a black Hyundai Sonata. Mazaradi Fox, the leader of the The Dumouts movement, and 50 Cent had been friends for years. Fox had appeared on several tracks with Fif and in G-Unit videos. 50 Cent was in his New York City studio when he heard the news. Both he and Tony Yayo took to Twitter to share their condolences.
Jamal Scott named as suspect in Mazaradi Fox shooting, charged with second-degree murder and four counts of attempted murder and felony assault.
Over a month after G-Unit affiliate Mazaradi Fox was shot and killed in Queens, police have revealed that they do have a suspect in custody. According to the New York Daily News, cops made the announcement earlier today (February 11).