“We ask that the family’s privacy is respected as we mourn the tremendous loss of our dear brother,” they added.
His longtime collaborator and friend Chief Xcel — who is the other half of Blackalicious — shared an emotional post on Gab’s Instagram. The pair met as teenagers. During their time in high school together, they would jokingly argue about “who was doper” between Ice-T and Too Short. Chief Xcel says they had dreams of becoming Sacramento’s “version of Run-DMC.”
He recalls of his late friend Parker, who went by the stage name “Tiny T” in high school, “Out of the blue, Tim who had now changed his rap name to
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