Spoonie Gee


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Birth Name: Gabriel Jackson
Birth Place: Harlem, New York City
Years Active: 1978-present
Genres: Old School Rap

Spoonie Gee (born Gabriel Jackson) is one of the earliest rap artists, and one of few rap artists to release records in the 1970s. He has been credited with originating the term 'hip hop' and some the themes in his music were precursors of Gangsta rap.