Producer AraabMUZIk was shot in his head, jaw and right arm last night while his friend James Malloy, 32, who is on parole for conspiracy, was shot in the right leg in Harlem.
Araab, whose real name is Abraham Orellana, was in the Pro Park America parking garage on 125th Street.
As he and Malloy headed to the exit, two men approached the driver’s side, then one of the suspects tricked AraabMUZIk and made the 26 year old producer think that he dropped something before getting in a friend’s BMW.
Orellana rolled down his window for the assailant who opened fire into the vehicle.
Thats when him and his friend, 32 year old James Malloy were shot by an unsuspecting assailant
Orellana is currently in Harlem Hospital recovering from surgery after suffering a graze wound to the head.
He and Malloy are currently in stable condition.
The suspects appear to have take a livery cab to the scene, then fled on foot.
Police recovered 3 .380 caliber shell casings from the scene of the shooting.
AraabMUZIk first made his mark showcasing his life beats and drum machine instrumentals on the Internet and has work with Cam’ron, Busta Rhymes and Fabolous, among others.
Swizz Beatz provided an update on Araab’s condition via Instagram today. He posted a photo with Muzik in a hospital bed, giving the thumbs up.
“The blessings are real,”
“My brother who’s like my son @araabmuzik would like for everyone to know he is good and thx for the prayers.”