The Jacka

In Memoriam: The Musicians We Lost in 2015

Over the last 12 months, we bid farewell to two R&B legends, a pioneering '60s pop singer, an alt-rock statesman, and the musician who invented…
SPIN Staff / December 28, 2015

The Jacka Dies in Oakland Shooting

Bay Area rapper the Jacka — born Dominic Newton — was killed Monday night in East Oakland. According to CBS, Newton was shot around 8:00 P.M.
Rachel Brodsky / February 3, 2015