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Zion I’s Hella Fresh Fest 2011 Returns To San Francisco In September

Bay Area-based label Live Up Records, and its founders Zion I, have announced the return of their Hella Fresh Fest in San Francisco next month. After a short hiatus, the rap duo is bringing back the festival with an array of local talent — including Tha Jacka and the Husalah of Mob Figaz, Latin hip-hop group Los Rakas, Trackademicks and the Honor Roll crew, and KMEL’s DJ Amen. The event is set to take place on September 16th at the historic Fillmore Ballroom in SF. “Hella Fresh Fest is one night where we give the fans a showcase of the diversity of our region’s hip-hop scene,” said Zumbi…
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Zion I & The Grouch ft. Jacob Hemphill: It’s Going Down (Music Video)

Oakland duo, Zion I, and the Living Legends’ The Grouch drop the official music video for their single, “It’s Going Down,” off their latest collaborative effort, Heroes in the Healing of the Nation. The clip features the musicians performing in a behind-the-scenes setting in a theater, as if they were acting — and/or practicing their lines — for the scenes of a play. The single, as well as the Heroes in the Healing of the Nation LP, is available on iTunes now…
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Zion I & The Grouch Return With Second Collabo Album, Tour

West coast hip-hop stalwarts, Zion I and The Grouch, finally return with their sophomore collaborative effort, titled Heroes in the Healing of the Nation, and are set to head on the road to get fans aware. The project is the long-awaited follow-up to the group’s 2006 critically acclaimed, Heroes in the City of Dope. This time around Z&G raise the stakes to expand the playing field from City to Nation
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Zion I & The Grouch: One (Music Video)

Bay Area hip-hop group Zion I and Living Legends member The Grouch are back with another collaboration for the single “One,” directed by Vital Films. It’s from the internationally hit film, Step Up 3D. But “One” is just a taste of what’s to come from the groups’ highly anticipated follow-up to the 2006′ Heroes in the City of Dope
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Zion I Readies Seventh Album, Gears Up For 40-City Tour

From The Grouch and the Mighty Underdogs to Rebelution and Soja, hip-hop duo Zion-I have toured around the country with some of the most talented musical acts in the country. Now, as they put finishing touches on they’re seventh album, they are getting ready to hit the road again, bringing their stage show to a city near you. The 40-city tour starts in their home town of Oakland…
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Zion-I ft. K-Slay: Coastin’ (Music Video)

One of the highlights of the most recent TakeOver album is “Coastin’,” which has has been tearing up radio charts on the West Coast, and has become a staple at live shows. Here’s the official video for the single. Their album is in stores now.
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Zion I’s Zumbi: Taking Over The World With A Pen & Pad

BallerStatus speaks with Zumbi, who is happy with the response they received so far, especially with the article The Source wrote on the album. “It’s been dope. The Source gave us four mics! I wasn’t trippin’ off of that until the homey reminded me that the Chronic received 4 ½ mics, and that’s a legendary album,” he proudly tells us.
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