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Vigil held for slain local hip-hop musician

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Friends and family grieved Friday night as they remembered an Atlanta entertainer killed earlier in the week.
William Fernando Barnes, 38, known to some as DJ Nando, was shot at a home in Clayton County Tuesday morning.
A candlelight vigil was held in his remembrance Friday night at Club Onyx where he worked.
Roughly 60 people gathered outside the club to pay their respects and to offer a reward for information on who killed him.
DJ Nando was well known in music circles here in Atlanta, working with other musicians to establish the DJ's Coalition.
At the vigil, tears flowed freely, and several spoke of how he touched their lives. "There's plenty of nights he helped us make money; Nando helped us through breakups; Nando's changed my flat tire, before," said one of the girls working at the club.
Even the manager of Club Onyx said some kind words. But it was his mother's words that struck home the hardest. "My son loved me, and I loved him. He always called me, and the last thing he said, 'I love you, mom' I'll never forget that," she said.
Friday night was not just an evening of grieving, but one of action as well for friends and fans.
It was an announcement that a $10,000 reward is being offered as an incentive to those who may know what happened to DJ Nando.
The club is also going to give some money to the family to help with funeral costs.
Meanwhile, Clayton County Police are still searching for a suspect in the case.
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