Zion "No¡z" Rose

Zion “NO¡Z” Rose is a hip hop artist born, raised, and educated in West Charlotte, NC. He has been performing and writing rhymes since he was seven years-old. Zion counts among his influences; Andre 3000, Tupac Shakur, Nipsey Hussle, Kendrick Lamar, as well as countless Black American musicians and artists. He is currently cultivating his distinctive sound, which he describes as a mixture of southern sensibilities and synthesized soundscapes that bend and defy genre. Zion’s music can be found on all streaming platforms and you can follow him @zifromthewestside on Instagram for the latest and greatest.

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Trap Music Meets Investigative Theater in Stacey Rose’s TRAPT

In this interview with Extended Play, the creative team behind "TRAPT," a new devised investigative theater piece about trap music, discusses their creative process and ongoing reckoning with trap music in advance of a presentation at Joe's Pub on December 16.