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Exotic cat dead after fire at rapper's home

Posted at 2:17 PM, May 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-27 02:40:39-04
UPDATE: 13 Action News has learned the exotic cat that was found unresponsive on Thursday has died. The fire was revealed to be at the home of rapper Mally Mall. 
The rapper, real name Jamal Rashid, also had an FBI raid conducted at this home in 2014.
At that time, Rashid was being investigated for alleged human trafficking. A second raid was also conducted the same day at his escort service, Las Vegas Concierge.
According to the bio on his website, Mally Mall is rapper/music producer/executive producer. He lists working with such artists as Drake, Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown and more. He was also a cast member on VH1's "Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood." 
Rashid is known for having numerous exotic animals at his Las Vegas home. He once gave Justin Bieber a monkey.

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An unresponsive pet bobcat was discovered by firefighters at a residence near South Lamb Boulevard and East Oquendo Road on Thursday afternoon.
Clark County Fire Department responded to a call at 1:14 p.m. Upon arrival, they observed large amounts of smoke and flame coming from a two-story house.
Additional units were requested and crews had the fire knocked down by 1:36 p.m.
Animal Control was notified after firefighters discovered the exotic cat inside the residence.
The fire is currently under investigation. No injuries were reported.