ZFG creator/founder

Andru Defeye has shared stages with revolutionary poets (Jared Paul, Bonafide Rojas, Jack Hirschman) and world renowned Hip Hop acts (GZA, Pete Rock, Atmosphere) alike and worked to create innovative spaces for art in West Coast communities. As a poet, emcee, and host he has performed everywhere from art museums to festival stages while working as a published journalist and designing a Hip Hop based curriculum that meets common core standards in classrooms.