In memoriam: Anthony Clark R.I.P.
Anthony Clark a.k.a. A-one, died in Paris on Sunday from complications of a brain hemorrhage.
He was only 37 years old.
A-One represented the crews TDS/TC5/TFP/RocStarz/TDT/RSC and Zulu Nation (Chapter 12) R.I.P. Anthony Clark a.k.a. Aone 1964-2001 We have an article on A-One that we would like to share with you.
Crime Time Kings Z stands for Zulu
For years I've explained Hip Hop heads, mostly writers, where the Z-sign from the legendary writers crew Crime Time Kings is coming from. I was kind of tired of explaining and wish it was written down somewhere by CTK members or Zulus down the line. But as with much other information of the pioneering years of Hip Hop culture it wasn't. With the release of the book All City Writers in 2009, it was finally there in little black letters on white paper, stated by Cat22 who's member of both CTK and Zulu Nation Holland :
by TRUE 222 (Formerly known as Phase 2)
The late 1960s and early 70s ... burn baby burn. It seems appropriate, that during a time period of political debate, racially heated atmosphere and struggle, black and Latin power let their voices be heard. Writing became a voice of many of the youth in the inner cities of New York.
Philadelphia had its cool earls, Philadelphia phils, names of whichever rang a bell in New York City where the writer who made a name for himself like Comet, Ajax, or Mr. Clean, was a Greek kid named Demetreus who says he adapted the form after seeing the name Julio 224, on upper west sidestreets in his neighborhood.