Welcome to thez1

An online and physical art gallery with a multi-media production house and design studio. It is our mission to work with artists in all facets to collaborate, create, capture, and curate projects.

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Jordan Looney AKA Jloon

Based out of Oakland dropping new singles all year long.

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  • Hi-Vis

    By Elliot Looney

    Vests, jackets and hats once classified as a "working class" uniform have recently transcended "blue collar" and found a home in contemporary streetwear.  In a sea of all black textiles, tech clothes and high-end materials; Hi-Vis bucks those trends. Comfortably seated in...

  • The intersection of Hip Hop, Jazz, and Art - Jordan Looney

    By Elliot Looney

    I’ve been absorbing hip hop in all its forms for over two decades. My grandfather was a Jazz pianist, my mom a poet and a jazz singer and my dad was a congo player and percussionist. Some of my strongest...

  • Heard about this; Snapchat 523?

    By Elliot Looney

    Jordan did it again!  The Z1 Production Lab has begun it's collaboration with Snapchat! Check this out: https://523.snap.com/en-US/about Basically, this partnership will highlight the work of the Z1 for the coming year with a focus on black content. What does that...