Macka Diamond Opens Up About Unicorn Murder

Macka Diamond is one of few dancehall artist who personally knows slain deejay Unicorn.

Police found Unicorn’s lifeless body in the Crescent Road area in Kingston 11 on Tuesday of this week. Macka Diamond confirmed his death via Instagram and now she is opening up about the unfortunate killing. “I’ve known Unicorn for years, from back in days,” she told the Observer. “He was a writer, deejay and producer… very hardworking and jovial; him will keep you laughing. He was also hard-headed because once him hold an opinion, him nah go easily change dat. But he was very humble too, as he wrote a lot of songs for many artistes and nuh talk bout it.”

Macka Diamond and Unicorn have previously collaborated on the single “Think Bout Mi.” He also wrote and produced a few singles for her including “Cow Foot” and “Hoola.” The collaborative single “Think Bout Mi” is his biggest hit to date. Approximately two weeks before his death, another music producer, Ralston “Tru Blue” Wellington, was murdered in the same area.

Unicorn, born Donovan McMurray was 43 years old at the time of his death. Police are actively investigating the murder but say that they have no leads so far.

Dancehall Artist Unicorn Shot and Killed In Kingston

Dancehall artist Unicorn was shot and killed in Kingston on Sunday.

Details about the killing are still sketchy, but police sources confirmed with Dancehall HipHop that the 43-year-old deejay, real name Donovan McMurray, was shot and killed by a few armed men on Bowens Road in Kingston 13, Sunday afternoon. Police officers responded to a call that reported someone was shot and found his lifeless body laying on the road in a pool of blood. “He was dead on the scene when we arrived,” sources said.

Macka Diamond, who is a longtime friend of Unicorn, confirmed his death on Instagram yesterday. “Sleep in peace [Unicorn] can’t believe it a swear #mood,” she wrote. Unicorn is famous for his song Macka Diamond, “Think Bout Mi” which was released in 2009. He also has a song with Stacious titled “Love Me Up.”

Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide but so far no arrests have been made.