*Music producer John Atterberry (below), who was fatally shot by a gunman (above) on a Hollywood street last Friday (1209-11), was working on a Christian-themed movie about spiritual awakening, says the L.A. Times.
There has been an outpouring of tributes to Atterberry from the entertainment industry since his death Monday. The Los Angeles native got his start at Tabu Records, according to a biography on the Facebook page for GridLock Group, where he served as senior partner and chief financial officer.
Early in his career he was a vice president of Death Row Records, which at the time was home to Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. He later worked on albums by Christina Aguilera, Michael Jackson, Brandy, the Spice Girls and Jessica Simpson.
Atterberry was producing the independent movie “God’s Country,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. Atterberry co-wrote the film — about a businesswoman who finds religion while working on a big deal — and was shifting more into the movie business, the paper reported.
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