Flatbush Zombies Recreated An Infamous Wrestling Promo Aimed At Hulk Hogan
WWE's SummerSlam is taking place this weekend at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn New York, and XXL has enlisted the help of two noted wrestling fanatics, Erick The Architect and Zombie Juice of Flatbush Zombies, to help recreate some of wrestling's most iconic promos. Back in 1997, the Harlem Heat duo of Booker T and Stevie Ray cut a promo directed at Hulk Hogan prior to WCW's Spring Stampede, in which Booker infamously called Hogan the n-word.
Desiigner, Tory Lanez, Cam'ron & More React To Rich Chigga's "Dat $tick" Video
Maybe you have heard of Rich Chigga, maybe you haven’t. A quick overview: he’s a popular Vine celebrity and YouTuber by the name of who dropped a track called “Dat $tick” back in February of this year. Since then, the track has gone viral and is approaching almost 5 million views on YouTube.
Flatbush Zombies Perform "Bounce" On Jimmy Fallon
Flatbush Zombies came close to collapsing 30 Rock with their performance of "Bounce" on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Backed by The Roots and a four-piece choir, Meechy Darko, Zombie Juice and Erick Arc Elliott energized the crowd with an especially lit rendition of their first single off their debut album 3001: A Laced Odyssey. As always, they each bring a unique flavor to the table. Erick's leg kick game is on point.
Flatbush Zombies "Smoke Break/Fly Away" Video
Flatbush Zombies big up the benefits of smoking a little bit of weed every now and then in their 3001: A Laced Odyssey cut "Smoke Break." Everyone needs to de-stress sometimes, and weed will do that for you. Today they've released an official music video for the song, where they head into a forest and blow smoke, creating a few special effects with the clouds of smoke. Meanwhile a girl wanders the forest, seemingly searching for something, although we're not quite sure what.
Flatbush Zombies Talk Medieval Times & OJ Simpson On "Over/Under"
Following up Kevin Gates' edition of Pitchfork's series "Over/Under," the trio of Flatbush Zombies are up next.
Flatbush Zombies Explain The Making Of "3001: A Laced Odyssey"
The Flatbush Zombies are raking in the dough from their debut album 3001: A Laced Odyssey, released earlier this month.
What Are Those? Sneakers of SXSW 2016 With Tory Lanez, Flatbush Zombies & More
Tory Lanez, Flatbush Zombies, Cozz, K Camp, Tate Kobang, Joey Purp, Meechy Darko, Zombie Juice & Erick Arc Elliott
We asked rappers to show off their sneakers down at SXSW. They did not disappoint. Tory Lanez showed up to his HNHH interview with the Uptown Air Force 1s. "Everyone should have a classic white pair of Uptowns," he told us.
Flatbush Zombies "This Is It" Video
The Zombies are seriously revving up the anticipation for tomorrow's 3001: A Laced Odyssey, which will be the Flatbush trio's first official album. They dropped their new single, "This Is It," earlier today, and hours later, they've unveiled an accompanying music video.
Flatbush Zombies "Bounce" Video
Fresh off of debuting their song “Bounce,” Flatbush Zombies drop off a video for the track. The Brooklyn trio have always been fascinated by pop culture, and the “Bounce” video is no different. It’s clearly inspired by the Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez double feature “Grindhouse,” and is fittingly gritty and violent to match the source material.
Watch The Entire Yams Day Show
Last night marked the inaugural Yams Day concert/party/memorial in New York City, and it was lit (more on that later). If you weren’t able to attend the show and missed the live stream last night, your in luck. Yahoo and Live Nation have blessed us with an archived recording of the show.
Flatbush Zombies "Blacktivist" Video
Flatbush Zombies have been busy touring and performing at various festivals this past summer, but today they decide to get back to the music. With a new EP coming out later this year, the NYC trio decide to share a new song & accompanying video off it today called “Blacktivist.”
Flatbush Zombies & The Underachievers Go "Back & Forth"
The Underachievers & Flatbush Zombies
If you follow The Underachievers and Flatbush Zombies, you know that they have a pretty close bond. The Brooklyn-hailing rap crews have done some touring and collaborations together, so having a conversation is a pretty natural thing for any members of acts.
Bodega BAMZ Feat. Flatbush Zombies "Bring 'Em Out" Video
Bodega BAMZ Feat. Flatbush Zombies
Bodega Bamz is one of the most underrated rappers coming out of New York right now, but judging by what we've heard from it so far, his upcoming album, Street Exec, may push him into the public eye. One of our favorite records he's done thus far is "Bring 'Em Out," a collaboration with Brooklyn trio, Flatbush Zombies.
Action Bronson, Flatbush Zombies & More Star In "We're Gonna Be Lords" Documentary
Although other regions have seemed to dominate the conversation for at least a decade, NYC's rap scene has looked up in the past couple years, seeing promising indie upstarts take some of the market share from the scene's bloated pillars of old. Among those artists are Action Bronson, Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers and Le1f, all of whom were chosen by Robert Lopuski (director of the Watch The Throne doc) to be profiled in a new short documentary on NYC's modern-day scene.
Flatbush Zombies "Palm Trees" Video
Flatbush Zombies' Better Off Dead mixtape came out last September, but the trio are still cruising off the success of the immense tape. One of the highlights of the tape, "Palm Trees" has now been given the official video treatment, as the visual compiles live footage from the group's energetic festival sets, while each member raps their verse with a desert backdrop.
Flatbush Zombies "Thugnificense" Video
Flatbush Zombies continue to keep the content rolling. After giving us the track “Belly” on Friday night, and their awesome innovative “Go Pro” video for “97.92” last week, the New York trio are back today with a new video for “Thugnificense”, which saw life on their 2013 mixtape BetterOffDead.
Flatbush Zombies Feat. Trash Talk "97.92" Video
Flatbush Zombies Feat. Trash Talk
Converse connected Flatbush Zombies with Trash Talk for a cut to live on their CONS EP VOL. 1 project, and the result was "97.92." Today they follow it up with an official music video, directed & produced by Aplusfilmz and Pier Pictures.
Flatbush Zombies Feat. Bodega Bamz "My Team Supreme 2.0" Video
Flatbush Zombies Feat. Bodega BAMZ
Flatbush Zombies have been giving us a new track every week as part of their on-going "Day Of The Dead" series. This past Saturday, they decided to revisit their Better Off DEAD mixtape, an resurface their highlight cut, "My Team Supreme" with a couple new verses and feature from Bodega Bamz. Wasting little time, the New York trio decided to follow the new release with an accompanying visual as well. Video directed by The Last American B Boy.
Flatbush Zombies' Zombievision: High Def (Ep. 2)
Following the release of their track “Don’t Do Drugs Kids” a few days ago, Flatbush Zombies are back with episode two in their on-going vlog series “Zombievision: High Def”. In the second episode, the guys work on more new music in the studio and smoke a ton of weed (and dabs). The VHS-quality film matches their unique feel and vibe. Pretty sweet actually. Check it out above.
Flatbush Zombies' Zombievision: High Def (Ep. 1)
Following the recap of their “Better Off Dead” tour, Flatbush Zombies are back with a new vlog series for our viewing pleasure. "Zombievision: High Def" is a new series giving us a closer look inside the New York trio. In the first episode, the guys work on new music in the studio and smoke a ton of weed (and dabs). This VHS-quality film matches their unique feel and vibe. Pretty sweet. Check it out above.