The Gift of Gab Songs
Gab’s signature track “Blackalicious” is a mini-marathon of lyricism and an accelerando run through the alphabet. The song was so catchy, it was even performed by Daniel Radcliffe on The Tonight Show. It was also guaranteed to be a live-set highlight. The lyrics are filled with fantasy elements: dragon queens, swords, karate, and ancient scrolls.
Gift of Gab was a Bay Area legend and was often underappreciated in the national spotlight. He was immensely talented, imaginative, and earnest. He was a formidable performer on stage and had incredible stamina. The Gift of Gab has left a large body of recorded work for fans to explore. Below are some of his most memorable songs.