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Dominic Newton (August 1977 – February 2, 2015), better known by his stage name The Jacka, was an American rapper from Pittsburg, California. The Jacka got his start with his group, Mob Figaz, whose first album, C-Bo's Mob Figaz, was released in 1999. Newton converted to Islam at a young age and changed his name to Shaheed Akbar. On February 2, 2015, he was fatally shot by an unidentified gunman in Oakland while rapping with friends. Prior to his death, he… read more

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  • AP.9, Joe Blow, A-Wax, Berner and Ampichino all made tribute songs to the J A! Check 'em out! RIP to The Jacka!
  • FUCK
  • RIP
  • RIP
  • Sad news about my man Jacka... Rest in peace.
  • R.I.P.
  • R.I.P. ... your music lives on
  • Followed him for an album or two but then kind of forgot about dude. Horrible news... those dudes in the Bay don't mess about though.
  • mob in peace jacka. </3
  • R.I.P.

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