In the struggle to prove that the youth of today really do give an “F”, DJ Z-Trip has been one of the most zealous and involved individuals in spreading the word about the upcoming election, specifically about Obama.
After having to arrange the logistics for the One Nation Hip Hop Summit earlier that day (more to come later), I was burnt out. Nonetheless, I sat my way through traffic on my way to downtown LA to hit up the Los Angeles State Historic Park for this year’s We the People Festival. Given the size and magnitude of the line up, I was expecting a bigger crowd. It may have just been the dispersion of people among one of the many stages at festival. Not to mention, the great array of vendors that displayed their creative articles for sale.
I got there a bit late. Actually besides missing Look Daggers, I was on time to see the RZA tear up the stage. With a tribute to ODB, C.R.E.A.M, Triumph, and a few other Wu-Tang …
With Palinpalooza occupying the news cycle across the Labor Day Weekend (you know they always announce disasters over holidays when folks aren’t paying attention) it’s easy to forget the awesome energy we all felt coming off the DNC last week. Check these clips of Z-Trip performing live at the Manifest Hope Gallery for a little renewed sense of
In early March of this year, I performed on an army base in Kuwait for our troops. The show was put together by, and broadcast live on, MySpace.com. The other acts on the bill were Disturbed, The Pussycat Dolls, Jessica Simpson and Filter. The show was hosted by Carlos Mencia and Metal Sanaz.
This was, without a doubt, the strangest event I’ve ever been asked to perform at. I’m not saying that in a bad way—I just never thought in a million years that someone would ask me to do something quite like this. I’m no supporter of the war or the fucker who put us there. In fact, I’ve been extremely vocal about my feelings on this issue and I’ve tried to express my views through my music. …
URB.com is proud to present the exclusive premier of N.A.S.A., “Money.” This is the first song off the duo of Sam Spiegel (Squeak E. Clean) and DJ Zegon’s five-years-in-the-making album, featuring the world music revolution of Chuck D, Ras Congo, Seu Jorge, Z-Trip—and David Byrne on the hook!
NASA – “Money” (download)