Gift of Gab, one half the Bay Area underground hip-hop duo Blackalicious, passed away on June 18, following a nearly decade-long battle with kidney disease. He was 50. Born Timothy Jerome Parker, Gab started out playing in the San Francisco Bay Area with high school friend DJ Chief Xcel as Blackalicious in 1992. The pair […]
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