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Zion I – Wake Up! [Video]

April 30, 2017 by


the latest music video from the album THE LABYRINTH. Directed by Dutton Films

Zion I – Wings [Video]

January 12, 2017 by


As we jump in to the new year we’re excited to present the latest music video from the album THE LABYRINTH with the World Premiere of “Wings”.  

Zion I – What We Gone Do ft. Jane Hancock + Sauce [Videos]

November 11, 2016 by


“What We Gone Do, the lead song off the album features underground soul singer Jane Hancock, and the video follows me as I wake up into the astral plane. Sauce, is a meditative and reflective tune, with the video boasting oceanic views, captured by beautiful Land’s End in SF.” – Zumbi  

Zion I – The Labyrinth Tour [News]

October 9, 2016 by


On the heals of the consciousness raising track and video “Tech $” and mixtape, ‘Stay Woke,’ Oakland-based hip-hop artist Zion I (aka Zumbi) is finally ready to drop his new album, The Labyrinth, on October 27, 2016 (Mind Over Matter Records). The project features guest homies, Deuce Eclipse and Codnay Holiday. Production is shared by Ariano, Mikos the Gawd, Teeko and Decap. On […]

Zion I – Stay Woke [Mixtape]

August 1, 2016 by


Following the munch hailed video about Oakland’s massive gentrification ‘Tech Money,’ hip-hop emcee Zion I drops his latest mixtape, “Stay Woke,” continues with his message of social consciousness, urging folks to wake up. Production is shared by Mikos DaGawd, HawkBeatz, Khristo, and Headnodic. Stay Woke starts off with the smooth “Sun Irie,” which covers most of the topics Zumbi has […]

Zion I – Tech $ [Video] + I Love California Like You ft. The Grouch & Eligh [Song]

July 13, 2016 by


Zion I reveals an insightful video Tech $, which provides an intimate view into the artists personal world; being pushed out of his hometown of Oakland, due to the exorbitant cost of living, caused by an influx of tech-industry folks moving into the Bay Area. The song Tech $ was produced by Mikos DaGawd and is track off […]

Zion I – Elemental Roots [Song]

May 22, 2016 by


Hip-Hop MC/Producer Zion I releases a Dub-Reggae centric single “Elemental Roots,” as an acknowledgement of groupies and life on the road. “It was written about an experience out on tour, where this woman was stalking one of the guys we were touring with and traveling from city to city just to spend whatever time she could with […]

Zion I – Saving Souls (Teeko Re-Freak) [Song]

April 24, 2016 by


Producer Teeko reworks Zion I’s “Saving Souls”.

Zion I – Saving Souls [Video]

April 3, 2016 by


  Hip-hop MC/Producer Zion I has released a hope-and-harmony infused new videofor his single “Saving Souls,” as an ode to his hometown of Oakland – shot in both black-white and color. The video is produced by Mikos DaGawd. Zion I, with relaxed, smooth-flowing rhymes, name checks Cassius Clay, several ancient deities, including Mohammed, Akhenaton and Hare Ram, and, of course, his native Oakland […]

The Bay Beat Vol. 1 [Editorial]

January 27, 2016 by


A new weekly column! Da-What is partnering with to help promote more Bay Area Hip Hop.  The Bay Beat will appear every Wednesday, featuring the best of the previous week.  Vol. 1 shouts out TheThizzler, Today’s Future Sounds and Q102 plus videos from Kamaiyah, Mozzy, Caleborate, Locksmith, Zion I, The Jacka. Check it here.