Def Jam Boss Stewart Shoots Himself In Head, Suicide

November 3, 2008

The heada of Def Jam Recordings Shakir Stewart has been found dead in his Georgia home after he committed suicide via a gunshot to the head......Washington (ChattahBox) – The heada of Def Jam Recordings Shakir Stewart has been found dead in his Georgia home after he committed suicide via a gunshot to the head.

The 34-year old music executive who was responsible for the signing of acts such as Beyonce was found dead over the weekend.

He was found in the bathroom of his home in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday lifeless.

According to the police, he died due to a single gunshot to the head which was self-inflicted.

He became the Def Jam boss back in June, taking over the role Jay-Z used to have.

There is no word yet on why exactly he committed suicide.


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