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Zone Fam Biography
Zone Fam is an alternative hip hop group originating from and based in Lusaka, Zambia.
The group was formed in 2009 after they were all signed to Slam Dunk Records. They gained popularity after the release of their debut album single Shaka Zulu On Em which received nationwide airplay, topping radio charts and got worldwide reviews off YouTube. In 2011 they went on and released their first studio album, The Business: Foreign Exchange, which was best seller of that year. In 2012, Zone Fam signed their first international deal under record label Taurus Musik of Kenya, which helped them produce songs from their upcoming album Barcode namely, Translate and Contolola, which won them a Channel O Award at the Channel O Music Video Awards for Best Group. They also have to their name the award for Best African Group at the Global African Music Awards.
The majority of Zone Fam songs incorporate hip hop and contemporary R&B. However, their rap is a combination of English, Nyanja and Zulu languages. Bemba represents their pride of the Southern African culture.
- Dope G (born Sam Sakala)
- Jay Rox (born Jackson Banda)
- Yung Verbal (born Reginald Lube)
- The Full Script (Mixtape) (2010)
- The Business: Foreign Exchange (2011)
- Barcode (2015) unreleased As of 2015