Zion I Songs, Videos, & Albums


Zion I ft. Collie Buddz - Sex Wax Artwork

Zion I ft. Collie Buddz - Sex Wax [Stream]

You might see the title of the latest visual from Zion I and assume the record is X-rated. What you probably don’t know is that Sex Wax is actually the name of a type of wax that surfers put on their boards. The name makes... Read More

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Zion I - ShadowBoxing [Album]

Bay Area duo Zion I, comprised of MC Zumbi and producer DJ AmpLive, are back with their brand new album, ShadowBoxing. Featuring lead single We Don't and guest appearances by Goapele, The Grouch, Eligh, a special remix from... Read More

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Zion I ft. The Grouch & Eligh - We Don’t Artwork

Zion I ft. The Grouch & Eligh - We Don’t [Stream & Download]

Thought Zion I were gonna hang it up anytime soon? I have no idea where you got that crazy idea but, in any case, you are as wrong as wrong can be—on their latest single (coming on the heels of lead effort Float), the Cali... Read More

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Zion I x Minnesota - Float Artwork

Zion I x Minnesota - Float [Stream]

Although Oakland hip-hop duo Zion I have been absent from our pages since their April release of Drop It On The 1, it’s safe to say that the pair have been putting in major work. On top of preparing for the October... Read More

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Z&G&E (Zion I, The Grouch and Eligh) ft. Evidence - Amp Live for President Artwork

Z&G&E (Zion I, The Grouch and Eligh) ft. Evidence - Amp Live for President [Stream & Download]

While out on last month’s How the Grouch Stole Christmas Tour, Zumbi and Amp Live of Zion I, The Grouch and Eligh found time to come together and record new promo single Amp Live for President.  Over the titular... Read More

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Zion I & The Grouch - Drop It on the 1 [Stream & Download]

With their sophomore collaborative album, rapper-producer duo Zion I and West Coast underground neighbor The Grouch join forces to become Heroes in the Healing of a Nation. Though their blueprint for national unity involves... Read More

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Zion I & The Grouch ft. Silk E - Rockit Man Artwork

Zion I & The Grouch ft. Silk E - Rockit Man [Stream & Download]

Released last fall, Zion I‘s acclaimed seventh full-length saw the Oakand duo exploring “...esoteric and unseen levels of existence” (to quote their In the Mix interview). Evidently, the cosmic head-trip that was... Read More

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Zion I ft. Locksmith & Macklemore - Polarity [Stream & Download]

In their recent In the Mix interview Bay Area duo Zion I said that their new music would be driven by a looser, rawer energy than some of their past work, and those qualities are instantly evident on Polarity, a stand out... Read More

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Zion I Jump “In the Mix” [DJBooth Interview Exclusive] [Feature ]

Time waits for no one – on the contrary, politics, technology, media and pop culture move so quickly that anything or anyone who stays in the public consciousness for longer than the proverbial 15 minutes is an exception to... Read More

Zion I ft. Rebelution - Many Stylez Artwork

Zion I ft. Rebelution - Many Stylez [Stream]

While DJBooth Freestyle alum and group member Zumbi has appeared on our pages more recently (see Infinite), it’s incredibly been almost two years since we’ve featured a new record from the Bay Area duo Zion I. So what... Read More

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Lee Bannon ft. U-N-I, Talib Kweli, Zion I & Sha Stimuli - The Return pt.2 [Stream]

Back in February, Thurzday and Y.O. of U-N-I teamed up with Talib Kweli for Return, a cut that earned reader applause for the emcees’ blazing hot verses as well as Music Man producer Lee Bannon‘s narcoticly hazy... Read More

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Jern Eye ft. Mistah F.A.B. & Zion I - Get Right [Stream]

As mercenary and image-driven as today’s music industry often seems, the fact remains: even the savviest marketing plan is no substitute for a compelling and unique artistic Vision. Oakland, CA native (and first-time... Read More

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