Ali Miyzaan is hit in the stomach after reportedly attempting to break up a fight...

A rapper who makes an appearance in ‘8 MILE’ has been shot on the street which gives the film its name.

Ali Miyzaan, 26, was shot in the stomach outside Detroit’s Phoenix Theater after he visited in for the premiere of ‘8 Mile’ last Saturday, police told the Reuters news service. His assailant is unknown.

Police have said that Miyzaan is expected to make a full recovery. They claimed the rapper had attempted to break up a fight.

Miyzaan has a small part towards the end of ‘8 Mile’, which topped the US Box Office before being knocked off by the second Harry Potter movie.