Zion I

Zumbi’s Mom Speaks Out About the Lack of Movement with the Investigation Around Her Son’s Death

Rapper Stephen "Zumbi" Gaines of Zion I died last August in Berkley after having COVID. His death is still being… Read More

February 3, 2022

An Oral History Of Zumbi From His Closest Collaborators

In remembrance of Stephen Gaines, better known as rapper Zumbi, we broke down his legacy with five figures who were… Read More

September 30, 2021

10 Zion I Songs That Show Why Zumbi Was A Bay Area Hip-Hop Legend

From "Bird's Eye View" to "Tech $," these Zion I songs are a testament to the late Zumbi, a brilliant… Read More

August 26, 2021

The Family of Zion I’s Zumbi Launch Their Own Investigation Into the Rapper’s Death

Zion I's Stephen "Zumbi" Gaines died on August 13th of still unknown causes. There is currently a criminal investigation open.… Read More

August 19, 2021