Blackalicious is an American hip-hop duo from Sacramento, California, made up of rapper Gift of Gab and DJ/producer Chief Xcel. They are noted for Gift of Gab’s often tongue-twisting, multisyllabic, complex rhymes. The duo have released four full-length albums (Nia in 1999, Blazing Arrow in 2002, The Craft in 2005, and Imani Vol. 1 in 2015).
DJ Shadow, Lateef the Truthspeaker, Lyrics Born, Lifesavas
Alternative hip hop, West Coast hip hop, indie hip hop
Quannum Projects, MCA/Universal Records, Solesides, Anti
Sacramento, California, United States