V Zilla

V Zilla

 Houston, Texas, USA
BandHip HopR&B

V-Zilla is the newest member of A.O.T.P (Army of the Pharaohs). This H-Town based rap veteran has toured internationally, opened for some of the biggest acts in underground hip hop, and been written about in numerous media including the Source. His high energy stage shows are not to be missed.

Biography

Houston's rap veteran V-Zilla has performed numerous shows in their 5 year tenure together, making various stops along numerous Texas Cities all the way to the Dungeons of NYC. In addition to tons of hometown performances, Zilla's career actually began overseas with the help of his Stockholm based producer, Moonshine. Listed below is a list of shows that Zilla considers his personal best and most noteworthy of his career.

E.X.H.A.L..E. European Promo Tour (2001)+++ Cafe 44' W/ The Narcissist (Stockholm, Sweden 2001)+++ The Planet Euthanasia Tour (2003) (Germany)+++ Rheinkultur Hip Hop Festival (2003) w/ Grand Agent (Germany)+++ Mic Check Tour w/ Feinkost Paranoia (2003) (Germany)+++ Legacy of Blood Tour (2003)(Jedi Mind Tricks)+++ Clogged Caps III (2003)+++ Legends Concert Series @ The Mercury Room w/ Masta Ace (2002)+++ L.O.C.K.D.O.W.N. European Promo Tour (2003/2004)+++ Hip Hop Showcase w/ Loop Troop (Norkoping,Sweden) (2003)+++ Lyricst Lounge Tour w/ Boot Camp Click and Dead Prez(2004)+++ Clogged Caps IV (2004)+++ 4th Of July Hip Hop Extravaganga w/ The X-ecutioners (2004)+++ Hip Hop Superstar Tour With Xzibit & Ras Kass Hosted by T-Mobile (2004)+++ Atmosphere Sevens Travels Tour @ The Engine Room (2003)+++ Golden Era of Hip Hop Showcase Live From Fitzgerald (2004)+++ Latium World Tour w/ Frankie J, Natalie, Play & Skillz and Rob G (Texas Run)(2005)+++ B-Boy Ho Down (2005)+++ Weapons of Mic Destruction Tour w/ Pharaohe Monch@ The Engine Room (2005)+++ Texas All State Hip Hop Showcase w/ Astronautilus (San Antonio) 2005+++ Space City Hip Hop Presents Count Bass D @ The Omni (2005)+++ Hurrican Katrina Benefit Show @ 4116 (2005)+++ The Future of Hip Hop Showcase w/ Bavu Blakes and Word Association (2005)+++ Club 95 Latino Vibe Fiestas Patrias Showcase Live From Phoenix Arizona (2005)+++ BayFest 2005 in Corpus Christi w/ Rob G, Baby Bash & Akon +++ Party 104.9 Jingle Jam With Fat Joe & Bubba Sparxxx @ Hush (2005)+++ The State of Texas Show w/ Bavu Blakes, Pikassho and Steve Austin (2006)+++ SXSW Music Festival (2006)+++ The Bench & Scion Presents Rakim & Dj Kid Capri(2006)+++ Servants In Heaven, Kings In Hell Tour - Jedi Mind Tricks(2006)+++ Halloween Havok w/ Jeru The Damaja (2006)+++ Boost Mobile Concert w/ Lupe Fiasco @ Club Hush(2006)+++Sugarhill Gang & Special Ed (2007)+++

It's been a long road in Zilla's career, below are links to interviews, publications, reviews, announcements and just general opinions of the monster as they have followed and often mirrored his career.
..

RAP REVIEWS/INTERVIEWS

..
E.X.H.A.L.E. Album Review

Overseas Review for E.X.H.A.L.E.

L.O.C.K.D.O.W.N. Sessions Album Review

Overseas Single Review

Czech Republic Interview

Denmark Single Review Featuring Cami

Texas All Stars 2 Show Review

In Store Appearance Announcement (Stockholm, Sweden)

Overseas Blog About Head Banger Boogie Monster Video

Bavu Blakes Comments On Zilla

Rakim Concert Review

SOHH Artist To Watch Mention

Houston So Real Show/Next To Blow Mention

Zilla In Store Video Message (Stockholm, Sweden 06)

..HOUSTON PRESS

..
Show Listing W/ Bavu Blakes

Zilla Plays The Good Host

Show Listing 2

Zilla's A Thrilla Article

..DAILY COUGAR

..
LOCKDOWN SESSIONS Article

The Monster Article

..HATER MAGAZINE

..
Undergound Article

..MVREMIX.COM

..
Interview w/ MVREMIX.COM

Best Underground Release 2004

..MofozVisualz.com

..
The Golden Era Show Review

The Texas All Stars 2 Show Review

The Future of Hip Hop Show Review

The Executioners Show Review

..SXSW 2006

..
SXSW 2006 Artist Info

..

SOURCE MAGAZINE: (TEXAS ARTIST EDITION)..
In This Edition of The Source, Freelance Writer Matt Sonzala mentions V-Zilla (along w/ Rob-G) as the next artist out of Houston to Blow.