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'My mother touched me I'm certain': Hip hop mogul gunned down at mom's funeral by his nephew says his dead parent saved him

  • Raymond Scott, 48, known by stage name Benzino, believes his late mother's hand may have saved his life on Saturday
  • Gunfire erupted following argument that broke out between Benzino and his nephew ahead of funeral for Mary Scott, the rapper's mother
  • Benzino suffered non life-threatening injuries and is in good condition in hospital
  • Nephew Gai Scott, 36, was arrested and charged with assault and intent to murder
  • Benzino is cast member of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta and founder of The Source magazine

By David Mccormack and Snejana Farberov

Atlanta-based rapper and reality TV star Benzino, who is listed in good condition in hospital, believes his late mother's hand may have intervened when authorities say his nephew shot him from another vehicle in her funeral procession on Saturday.

Born Raymond Scott, the 48-year-old former owner of hip hop magazine The Source was wounded after an argument broke out between family members in the funeral procession making its way through the streets of Duxbury just before noon.

‘Feel much better. God is real. My mother touched me I'm certain,’ Scott, 48, posted on Sunday on his Instagram account, which has nearly 200,000 followers.

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Atlanta-based rapper and reality TV star Benzino believes his late mother's hand may have intervened when authorities say his nephew shot him from another vehicle in her funeral procession on Saturday

Atlanta-based rapper and reality TV star Benzino believes his late mother's hand may have intervened when authorities say his nephew shot him from another vehicle in her funeral procession on Saturday

Ray Benzino's 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta' cast mate Steve J. posted pictures of his visit to Benzino at South Shore Hospital
Benzino seen lying in a hospital bed

Bullet-ridden: Ray Benzino's 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta' cast mate Steve J. posted pictures of his visit to Benzino at South Shore Hospital (left and right), where he is listed in stable condition

Police arrested Benzino's nephew, 36-year-old Gai Scott, in connection with the shooting.

According to sources, at one point during the procession, the suspect pulled up in his Bentley next to Benzino's red Dodge SUV and opened fire, striking him three times.

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Comment by GUNMAN ah Come on March 31, 2014 at 5:46am
Eh, Benzino! Now you can drop that long awaited return album! Isn't that the pre-requisit? Get shot and get your rap career back........

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