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Zion-I The Takeover

On their fourth full-length, the Bay Area duo of producer Amplive and MC Zumbi returns with an album grounded in ’80s influences, yet conceived with a forward-thinking thrust. Tribal drums …

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Zion I "DJ DJ"

Amplive stopped remixing indie rock bands long enough to help MC Zumbi put the finishing touches on the next Zion I album, and here’s the first track from that release. …

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Zion I "The Rebel"

Brothers and sisters! Oakland-based duo Zion I (DJ Amplive and MC Zumbi) have got a genuine old-school mixtape (as in an actual cassette), The Search and Seizure, on the table …

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Zion I True & Livin‘

MC Zion and Amp Live emerge from the Bay Area with their most politicized and fully realized record. On this third full-length, the Oakland-based duo honors their city‘s activist legacy …

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Zion I Act Right

I respect artists who forge their own path and make music on their own terms. With two full-length LPs under their belt and another in the works, Zion I has …

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Zion I Deep Water Slang, Version 2.0

Raptivism reissues the briefly out-of-print second album from the Oaktown duo that dares you to classify them. Deep Water Slang Version 2.0 testifies with the lion-heart of an art collective …

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