Gift of Gab

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7, 1971
Los Angeles, CA
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7, 1971 (age 49)
Los Angeles, CA


One half of the California-born hip hop duo Blackalicious. The duo has released almost half a dozen albums and he has released several of his own solo albums. He and producer Chief Xcel are known best for their tongue-twisting lyrics and classic beats.

Before Fame

He met his Blackalicious partner Chief Xcel while the two were attending high school in Sacramento, California. At the time, he'd been known by the stage name Gabby T. The two parted ways after high school but came together again in 1992 to form Blackalicious.


Outside Blackalicious, he is also known as a member of the hip hop collectives Quannum MCs and The Mighty Underdogs.

Family Life

His real name is Timothy Parker.

Associated With

The Blackalicious song "Alphabet Aerobics" became insanely popular after Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe recited the song on the Tonight Show in 2014.

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