Zone Fam is the premiere Hip Hop group in Zambia. Deriving their name from a studio they frequented in their earlier days ‘The Zone’, the group members are Dope G, Jay Rox, Yung Verbal and Thugga. Zone Fam was formed in 2007 and is managed by Duncan Sodala CEO of Slam Dunk Records, Zambia.
Zone Fam officially released their second album single and music video “Shaka Zulu On Em” on the 1st of March 2011. This comes after the success of “Mabhodlela” (Bottles) their first album single that is still hot on the airwaves. “Shaka Zulu On Em” is about African pride and paying homage to their roots. It was shot and edited in Lusaka by Ground Xero Production Team and Directed by Kenny Mumba for Ground Xero. Shaka Zulu On Em has been received with rave reviews in Zambia and abroad as it is also enjoying airplay on MTV Base Africa‘s Big Base Beats. Zone Fam’s upcoming album “The Business:- Foreign Exchange” is now taking shape and is slated for release by August 2011.
Zone Fam’s latest single “Chikali” (Remix) which is a Nyanja word for ‘Awesome’, ‘Brilliant’ or ‘Powerful’ features some of Zambia’s popular rappers; Slap Dee (XYX Entertainment) General Ozzy (Sling Beats) & Petersen Zagaze. This song is the result of fans calling upon Zone Fam to work with these artists via the Zone Fam Facebook Fanpage .