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The Jacka is celebrated on what would have been his 38th birthday. (CBS SF)

Hip Hop Fans Throw A Birthday Party For Oakland Rapper The Jacka, Months After His Unsolved Murder

Fans celebrated the 38th birthday of the late Bay Area rapper known as The Jacka Wednesday night.

08/13/2015

Performance Artist and rapper Mykki Blanco (UNO Records)

SF Production Company Boots Headliner After Homophobic Rant, Books Trans Performer Instead

Working in the music business often means having to make tough calls to maintain integrity.

06/18/2015

Kanye West Booed By Crowd At The Warriors-Rockets Match-Up At Oracle Arena

While Kim was busy getting in some mom-daughter time, West took to courtside seats at Oracle Arena in Oakland for Game 5 of the Golden State Warriors-Houston Rockets match-up.

05/28/2015

INDIO, CA - APRIL 10: Recording artist Lil B performs onstage during day 1 of the 2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club on April 10, 2015 in Indio, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)

Bay Area Rapper, Lil B, Claims His Money Was Stolen After Getting Kicked Out Of Oakland Hotel

Bay Area rapper Lil B says that $10,000 was stolen from him after he was kicked out of a hotel room at the Oakland Airport.

05/01/2015

(CBS)

Bay Area Rapper ‘Luzion’ Arrested On Human Trafficking Charges After San Rafael Traffic Stop

A Bay Area rap artist has been arrested on human trafficking charges.

04/05/2015

(Via @JackaMobFigaz Instagram)

3 Weeks After Rapper The Jacka’s Murder, Oakland Police Name No Suspects, Make No Arrests

Nearly three weeks after rapper “The Jacka” was gunned down in East Oakland, police have not named a suspect and have not made any arrests despite being close enough to the killers to hear the gunshots that took his life.

02/20/2015

The Jacka

Remembering The Jacka: Local Venues And Musicians Pay Their Respects

By all accounts, the Jacka was loved. As part of Mob Figaz he helped define Bay Area hip hop.

02/03/2015

(Via @JackaMobFigaz Instagram)

Remembering The Jacka: Local Venues And Musicians Pay Their Respects

Last night, Bay Area rapper The Jacka was killed by a gunshot in Oakland.

02/03/2015

The Jacka

Bay Area Rapper ‘The Jacka’ Killed In East Oakland Shooting

37-year-old Dominic Newton, who went by the stage name “The Jacka,” was shot by an unidentified gunman.

02/02/2015

Jay 'Young Jeezy' Jenkins (Mountain View Police Dept.)

Rapper Young Jeezy Pleads Not Guilty To Gun Charge Following Fatal Shooting At Shoreline

California prosecutors say platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has pleaded not guilty to possessing an illegal assault weapon during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert.

08/27/2014

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