uk rapper chris kaba was unarmed when shot dead by police

An upcoming rapper from the UK was shot and murdered by a policeman on Monday while unarmed.

After a police monitoring organisation discovered there were no weapons or firearms in the 24-year-car old's during a police stop

Chris Kaba's devastated family demanded a formal murder probe.

In the music industry, Kaba was known as Madix or Mad Itch 67, and he was soon to become a parent.

"We are heartbroken; we want explanations and responsibility. We are concerned that if Chris were white,

If his life hadn't been cut short, he would have been taken into custody on Monday night, according to a statement from his family.

Just before 10 p.m. on Monday, police chased down Kaba in Lambeth, South London because automatic licence plate recognition software

Two police vehicles had encircled the Audi Kaba was operating.

Cops have not yet provided information regarding the circumstances surrounding the officer-involved shooting. How many shots were fired is unknown.