B.A. (real name Lamore Jacks) is a gangsta rapper from East Oakland, California. In 1995, B.A. (then known as Bart AKA Mr Kamikaze) joined Agerman and Keak Da Sneak (duo known as Dual Committee) to form the group 3X Krazy.
The group’s debut EP Sick-O was released in 1995, and although not a commercial success, the group still managed to attract the attention of a major record label, Virgin Records who signed the group in 1996. 3X Krazy‘s only released for Virgin was 1997′s Stackin’ Chips, which would prove to be the groups most successful release. They would later release 1999′s Immortalized and 2000′s Real Talk 2000 before disbanding.
B.A.’s solo career begun with the album Block Report, which was released through the independent Bayview-Hunters Point record label Big Block Records. After a four year hiatus, he hooked up with Oakland’s record label Rah Muzic to release the album Sports, followed by Sports 2 in 2006. His next album entitled Tha Stock Xchange, is a collaboration album with rappers Ampichino, Young Bossy and Freeze.
In 2007, B.A. releases his last album to date, Tha Block Reporter.