The Jacka

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... read moreCarrying the torch left by departed West Coast rappers such as 2Pac, Bay Area emcee The Jacka honed his skills as a contributor on the Mob Figaz self-titled album and over 100 other albums in a span of just eight years. After two self-produced, self-distributed albums and a well-received mixtape...

Key songs

All Over Me
The Jacka
3:31
Aspen
The Jacka
4:20
Girls
The Jacka
3:43
The Brothaz
The Jacka
2:50
What Happened To The World
The Jacka
3:54

Biography

Active: 1990s-2010s
Country Of origin: United States of America

Coming out of Pittsburg, CA, rapper the Jacka was influenced by local heroes C-Bo, Mac Dre, and Too Short. He launched his career in the late '90s as a member of the Mob Figaz, appearing on many of the group's albums and mixtapes before launching his solo career in 2001 with a self-titled album. His second album, The Jack Artist, appeared in 2005 and was followed by a series of mixtapes and street level releases. He won Ozone magazine's Patiently Waiting: California award in 2008, signifying the West Coast's high anticipation for his next album. It arrived a year later when the "Glamorous Lifestyle" single and the Tear Gas album both landed on the SMC label. ~ David Jeffries~ Rovi

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