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Yaki Kadafi was an American rapper best known as the founder of the rap group Outlawz

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BirthdayOctober 9, 1977
Died onNovember 10, 1996
NationalityAmerican
FamousSingers, Rappers
City/StateNew Yorkers
Known asYafeu Akiyele Fula
Birth PlaceBronx, New York, USA
Height191cm
GenderMale
FatherSekou Odinga
MotherYaasmyn Fula
Sun SignLibra
Born inBronx, New York, USA
Famous asRapper
Died at Age19

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Who is Yaki Kadafi?

Yaki Kadafi was an American rapper best known as the founder as well as a member of the rap groups Dramacydal and Outlawz. As a singer, he recorded his solo album titled ‘Son Rize Vol.1’ and the album ‘Still I Rise’ in collaboration with Outlawz (neither was released during his lifetime). The singer had also made several guest appearances in his music career. He appeared in various albums including 'Me Against The World', 'The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory', 'Suge Knight Represents: Chronic 2000', 'Better Dayz', 'Tupac Resurrection', 'All Eyez on Me', 'Until the End of Time' and 'Pac's Life', to name a few. The upcoming rapper unfortunately met a tragic and brutal end when he was just 19 years old. Kadafi, whose parents Sekou Odinga, and Yaasmyn Fula were members of the notorious ‘Black Panther Party,’ was found shot dead in a stairwell of an apartment building on November 10, 1996. His death has been written about in several printed publications and journals including Cathy Scott’s book ‘The Killing of Tupac Shakur’.

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Career

In 1994, Yaki Kadafi, along with his mates Napoleon and 2Pac created the group Dramacydal and appeared on 2Pac's album named ‘Me Against The World’. After this, he, 2Pac and Hussein Fatal formed the rap group named ‘Outlawz’ and recorded the album ‘Still I Rise’ which was eventually released in 1999.

The American rapper made several guest appearances in his music career. He appeared in many albums including 'All Eyez on Me', 'The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory', 'R U Still Down', 'Suge Knight Represents: Chronic 2000', 'Until the End of Time', 'Tupac Resurrection' and Better Dayz, to name a few. Kadafi’s solo album named ‘Son Rize Vol.1’ was released in 2004, eight years after his untimely death.

Personal Life

Yaki Kadafi was born as Yafeu Akiyele Fula on October 9, 1977, in Bronx, New York, USA, to parents Sekou Odinga and Yaasmyn Fula who were the members of Black Panther Party along with 2Pac’s mother Afeni Shakur. When Yaki was four, his father was arrested and charged with several counts of murder attempt. Kadafi, along with his seven siblings, was then raised by his mother Yaasmyn whose surname he later adopted. Kadafi and 2Pac shared a strong bond from childhood and grew up together, living in the same household most of the time.

Death

On November 10, 1996, Yaki Kadafi was found dead in a stairwell of an apartment building in Orange, New Jersey, USA. He left behind a mother and two daughters. He had been accidentally shot once by fellow singer Napoleon's cousin who was later arrested and sentenced to 7-8 years in prison.

Kadafi’s death created a stir in the music industry and was covered in various printed publications and journals including Cathy Scott’s book titled ‘The Killing of Tupac Shakur’. ‘The Washington Times’ placed the late American singer in their catalogue of rappers gunned down.

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Yaki Kadafi biography timelines

  • // 9th Oct 1977
    Yaki Kadafi was born as Yafeu Akiyele Fula on October 9, 1977, in Bronx, New York, USA, to parents Sekou Odinga and Yaasmyn Fula who were the members of Black Panther Party along with 2Pac’s mother Afeni Shakur. When Yaki was four, his father was arrested and charged with several counts of murder attempt. Kadafi, along with his seven siblings, was then raised by his mother Yaasmyn whose surname he later adopted. Kadafi and 2Pac shared a strong bond from childhood and grew up together, living in the same household most of the time.
  • // 1994 To 1999
    In 1994, Yaki Kadafi, along with his mates Napoleon and 2Pac created the group Dramacydal and appeared on 2Pac's album named ‘Me Against The World’. After this, he, 2Pac and Hussein Fatal formed the rap group named ‘Outlawz’ and recorded the album ‘Still I Rise’ which was eventually released in 1999.
  • // 10th Nov 1996
    On November 10, 1996, Yaki Kadafi was found dead in a stairwell of an apartment building in Orange, New Jersey, USA. He left behind a mother and two daughters. He had been accidentally shot once by fellow singer Napoleon's cousin who was later arrested and sentenced to 7-8 years in prison.
  • // 2000 To 2004
    The American rapper made several guest appearances in his music career. He appeared in many albums including 'All Eyez on Me', 'The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory', 'R U Still Down', 'Suge Knight Represents: Chronic 2000', 'Until the End of Time', 'Tupac Resurrection' and Better Dayz, to name a few. Kadafi’s solo album named ‘Son Rize Vol.1’ was released in 2004, eight years after his untimely death.

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Yaki Kadafi's FAQ

  • What is Yaki Kadafi birthday?

    Yaki Kadafi was born at 1977-10-09

  • When was Yaki Kadafi died?

    Yaki Kadafi was died at 1996-11-10

  • Which age was Yaki Kadafi died?

    Yaki Kadafi was died at age 19

  • Where is Yaki Kadafi's birth place?

    Yaki Kadafi was born in Bronx, New York, USA

  • What is Yaki Kadafi nationalities?

    Yaki Kadafi's nationalities is American

  • How tall is Yaki Kadafi?

    Yaki Kadafi's height is 191

  • Who is Yaki Kadafi's father?

    Yaki Kadafi's father is Sekou Odinga

  • Who is Yaki Kadafi's mother?

    Yaki Kadafi's mother is Yaasmyn Fula

  • What is Yaki Kadafi's sun sign?

    Yaki Kadafi is Libra

  • How famous is Yaki Kadafi?

    Yaki Kadafi is famouse as Rapper

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