August 12: The Jacka Was Born. (1977)
August 12, 1977 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Dominick “The Jacka” Newton was born. The Jacka would grow up to: (1) become a member of Mob Figaz, (2) release 13 albums and 5 mixtapes, (3) have well over 100 guest features, (4) convert to Islam, (5) have his own label and (6) unfortunately be gunned down in Oakland, CA at the age of 37. Happy Birthday and RIP The Jacka!
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