RIP Gift of Gab of Blackalicious

Started by DKC, Jun 25, 2021, in Music Add to Reading List

  1. DKC
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    Jun 25, 2021
    Only 50 years old. Says he died of natural causes but doesn't really clarify.

    https://pitchfork.com/news/gift-of-gab-blackalicious-rapper-dies-at-50/

    I haven't listened to him in years but he was a key figure when I went thru my alt-rap phase in high school.







     
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  2. Winter
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    Winter Super Comfy

    Jun 25, 2021
    Stopped listening to him a long time ago but I was a big fan during my teenage reel rap phase. RIP
     
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  3. Kujaku67
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    Jun 25, 2021
    He spazzed out on a song with RA The Rugged Man some years ago. RIP.
     
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    Who? Thought blackalicious was a person?
     
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  5. lil uzi vert stan
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    RIP - I saw them in Boston way back in 2006, might’ve been my first rap show ever iirc. Fatlip and pigeon john opened.

    here’s a review for anyone curious (cc @WPG)
    https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2006/4/13/blackalicious-keep-it-positive-yo-no/
     
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