Philly Rapper Freeway Mourns loss of The Jacka

Freeway and the Jacka linked up for the October 2014 release, which brought together two coasts — Free is from Philadelphia, while the Jacka was raised in the Bay — for one album of full of heat. But their friendship was deeper than music, which made the death of the Jacka — who was killed […]

From Freddie Gibbs, a Tribute to the Jacka in Oakland

Always possessing sympathy for the struggle from which he was able to emerge, Freddie Gibbs was particularly saddened when he heard his friend Dominic Newton, better known as the Jacka, was gunned down in East Oakland at age 37. The loss hit Gibbs hard, who posted his condolences on social media and stated that his […]

Gamed Up "Wit a Parolee" Feat. The Jacka

Gamed Up and The Jacka performing “Wit a Parolee” produced by JM Productions, and Shot/Edited/Directed by BRO JACKSON and the #CREW! Look forward to “7th letter” The series Volume 3 coming soon!! Song is off 7Th Series Mixtape Hosted by Jacka of the Mob Figaz (RIP)

Berner & The Jacka "Harvest Season" Coming Soon

After two parts of “Drought Season” (and “Border Wars”) it’s time for “Harvest Season” from Berner and The Jacka. The album is dropping on April 21st and will be delivered under Liqz’ record label. It will feature production from Cheez, Lev and The Grill, plus guest appearances by J-Diggs, Gage Gully and others. The project […]

Berner's limited release Jacka memorial hoodies; one day left

Berner, being a family man himself, reaches out to the Jacka’s family with his limited release “Jacka Memorial Hoodie” and is going to donate all the proceeds to them.  Berner has been sharing old past times he had with Jacka on his social media throughout the last couple of weeks and wants to make sure […]

Bay Area Legend "The Jacka" was laid to rest by family and close friends

Today in Oakland, at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California, Dominic Newton aka Shaheed Akbar, stage name known as “The Jacka”, had a memorial service for family and friends, and was laid to rest.   There was a few notable artists who said some very good things at the funeral.  The artists who spoke […]

All Bay Music Magazine Issue One

Cover Features The Jacka and Lee Majors on the front, and Poe Boy Artist Billy Blue on the back cover. as well as Stevie Joe, Rahmean, Lee Majors, Keak Da Sneak, Dame Fame, Billy Blue, Barritz, AP9, and more!