Bay Area’s own Zion I needs no familial introduction because sitting at the heart of every Bay Area hip-hop head is their music. That’s why, when MC Zumbi and family were asked to leave their Oakland home by their landlord, who wanted to sell it in a hot housing market, it came as no surprise that the lasting affect would be profound – and that energy would influence his music, spreading a message to those all too familiar with the affects by gentrification. In the latest Zion I video: Tech $ – real raps talk about the crap of all dat. And beyond. Can we please not forcefully oust those who only want to live?
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