... For Unloading Haymakers On Saints Player, ©2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC. He was booked and released an hour later on $2,500 bond. “The truth is, urban Rap is pop music,” Gorilla Zoe says. Gorilla Zoe was busted early Sunday morning in Monroe County, Florida after security at La Siesta Resort called cops to say they saw Zoe get physical with a woman on his hotel room balcony. © 2020 by Tango Media Corporation All Rights Reserved. At that point, cops arrived looked into the hotel room window and saw Zoe pinning down his girlfriend. On October 28, 2008, "Lost", Gorilla Zoe's first single from his second album, was released. Zoe’s girlfriend reportedly told the police, “We always drink and argue, nothing more. On June 19, 2007 Gorilla Zoe released his first single "Hood Figga" it was a success peaking on the Billboard 100 at #38. He's never gotten physical with me. In 2015, he released two mixtapes: Recovery and Raised in the Jungle. In July 2018, he released "Fat Jesus", his first single as an independent artist. She told the responding officers, "We always drink and argue, nothing more. the rapper told DJ Smallz in an interview. When asked what his favorite mixtape is of the 28 released, he replied “They all got jewels on them, every last one of them got a jewel on them, and some got more than others. The culture of Hip Hop is pop. It changes the way people talk in their dialect and their language, especially now with social media.” He continued, “Back in the day, it would take ten years for that word to spread or that dance or that movement. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, Download the TMZ App on the Apple App Store, Download the TMZ App on the Google Play Store. 's Claims That She Is A 'Blunder', 8 Unromantic (But Real) Signs You've Found The Love Of Your Life, How Tall Is Barron Trump? He said transitioning into becoming a vegan also helped him significantly as well as working out. Zoe was then arrested for misdemeanor battery. : 2007 Freshman Recap", "Gorilla Zoe's 'Lost' Video Targets Your 'Deepest Depression, "Eminem & Royce Da 5'9 Raise Hell, Gorilla Zoe Climbs High, Random Axe Slices Into The Chart", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gorilla_Zoe&oldid=984703846, BLP articles lacking sources from September 2018, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 21 October 2020, at 16:13. Atlanta rapper Gorilla Zoe was recently arrested for domestic violence after getting into a physical altercation with his girlfriend. “My highest weight was 276. During February 2010, Gorilla Zoe released a mixtape every day on the mixtape website DatPiff.com. They’re like, ‘It’s not pop, it’s urban.’ Like, ‘Nah, Rap is pop. His solo debut album Welcome to the Zoo came out in 2007. He’s never gotten physical with me,” according to Hip Hop Wired. According to Billboard, after Gorilla Zoe released his first single "Hood Figga" it topped the Billboard 100 at #38 on June 19, 2007, and his first solo album, Welcome to the Zoo peaked at #18 on the Billboard 200, #8 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and #3 on Top Rap Albums. His next two albums, Don't Feed Da Animals and King Kong, were released in 2009 and 2011. Alonzo Keith Mathis Jr. (born January 27, 1982), better known by his stage name Gorilla Zoe (/ˈzoʊ/), is an American rapper best known for being a member of the rap group Boyz N Da Hood. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Isn't that what happens when everyone drinks?". "It’s all-natural,” the rapper told DJ Smallz in an interview. Zoe attempted to shove his girlfriend back into the hotel room, pushing her to the ground, but she was able to lock him out on the balcony while she was in the room. [6] On March 17, 2009 Gorilla Zoe's second solo album, Don't Feed da Animals, it sold 29,000 copies its first week peaking on the Billboard 200 at #8. Rapper Gorilla Zoe flew into a violent rage and ended up getting arrested for domestic violence over the weekend ... this according to cops. [5][6][7] In 2007 Gorilla Zoe was chosen for the 2008 XXL Freshmen cover along with rappers Saigon, Plies, Rich Boy, Joell Ortiz, Lupe Fiasco, Lil Boosie, Crooked I, Papoose & Young Dro.[8]. Cops say she eventually managed to get away and lock him out on the balcony. [10] He released an EP, I Am Atlanta 3. 's Claims That She Is A 'Blunder', According to Hip Hop DX, the rapper released one mixtape per day, for the entire month of February 2010. According to the police report ... hotel security claims Zoe was trying to shove his GF into the room. She also told them he "always become crazy aggressive like" when he's drinking, but added he would never harm her physically. His first solo album, Welcome to the Zoo, was released October 2007, peaking at #18 on the Billboard 200, #8 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and #3 on Top Rap Albums. Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Gorilla Zoe > Charts & Albums > Billboard Albums", "Gorilla Zoe - Chart History - Rap Albums", "Where Are They Now? While getting booked, the rapper told the cops, "My name is Gorilla Zoe. He first saw success in collaborations with Yung Joc's "Coffee Shop" and "Bottle Poppin'," which charted under several Billboard charts. Zoe then started punching and kicking the glass door ... according to witnesses, and the woman let him back into the room. He also worked on a mixtape with Die-Verse City's member, Qu1k. While Getting Booked, The … According to Music Garden Bands, Gorilla Zoe released his debut single as a solo rapper, "Hood N***a," shortly followed by his solo debut album Welcome to the Zoo in 2007. In 2006 he replaced Young Jeezy as a member of Boyz N Da Hood. Zoe was arrested for domestic battery, and while he was being booked played the rapper card. Facts About Donald Trump's Youngest Son, You Can Find Out If Someone's A Narcissist By Asking One Question, How To Manifest Anything You Want, According To TikTok. You know me, I'm a rapper.". On June 14, 2011, Gorilla Zoe released his third solo album, King Kong. It controls almost [how] the whole world of a certain age dresses, period. Atlanta Rapper Gorilla Zoe Was Recently Arrested For Domestic Violence After Getting Into A Physical Altercation With His Girlfriend. They predicted more gorillas would engage with the dead when they were from their own group, like in Rwanda, compared to the DRC gorillas who found a body of a gorilla … “It’s a young culture but the culture is so explosive. [9] Don't Feed da Animals topped the Billboard Top Rap Albums chart. Zoe was arrested for domestic battery, and while he was being booked played the rapper card. Officers say she didn't have any noticeable injuries. Definitely after the 28 mixtapes are done I’m going to compile my own personal out of all of them, now that’s going be crazy.”, JUST IN: Gorilla Zoe reportedly arrested for battery after pushing woman, pinning her down https://t.co/mu0jFXFjQK. RELATED:  Meet Kate Gammel — Paternity Test Confirms She's 60-Year-Old Flavor Flav's Baby Mama. It’s past pop. [14], On May 6, 2014, after a two-year hiatus Gorilla Zoe released a new mixtape, Recovery, it was also revealed that Gorilla Zoe had signed to rapper Flo Rida's label International Music Group.[15][16]. Zoe’s arraignment hearing is scheduled for November 20. [11] Allmusic rated the album three-and-a-half stars out of five. A resurgence in Gorilla Zoe’s career occurred in 2009 after the release of his song "Lost," featuring Lil Wayne, which is featured on the album Don't Feed da Animals.