Break a Dawn

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Break a Dawn
Breakadawn.jpg
Studio album by Zion I
Released June 13, 2006
Genre Hip hop
Length 42:52
Label Live Up Records
Handcuts Records
Producer Amp Live
Zion I chronology
True & Livin'
(2005)
Break a Dawn
(2006)
Heroes in the City of Dope
(2006)
Singles from Break a Dawn
  1. "Act Right"/"Target Practice"
    Released: 2006

Break a Dawn is the fourth studio album by Oakland Hip hop duo Zion I, released exclusively in Japan on June 13, 2006 through the duo's own Live Up Records and Japan's Handcuts Records. The album was re-released in December 2007 and is available internationally online. The album is produced entirely by the duo's beatmaker Amp Live and features guest appearances from Gift of Gab (of Blackalicious), Lyrics Born, Raashan Ahmad (of Crown City Rockers), Deuce Eclipse and D.U.S.T. Break a Dawn features the single "Act Right" b/w "Target Practice".

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Rebel Intro" Amp Live
  • Interlude
2 "Act Right" Amp Live
  • First verse: Zion
  • Second verse: Ms. Marianna
  • Chorus: Zion
  • Guitar: Mike Tiger
  • Bass: Headnodic
3 "Target Practice" Amp Live
  • First verse: D.U.S.T.
  • Second verse: Deuce Eclipse
  • Third verse: Zion
4 "Count It Down" Amp Live
  • First verse: Raashan Ahmad, Zion
  • Second verse: Zion, Rashaan Ahmad
  • Third verse: Rashaan Ahmad, Zion
  • Chorus: Raashan Ahmad, Zion
  • Guitar, bass: Headnodic
5 "My Life" Amp Live
  • Performed by: Zion
  • Saxophone: David Boyce
6 "Understanding" Amp Live
  • First verse: Zion
  • Second verse: Zion
  • Chorus: Zion, Danny AA
  • Acoustic guitar, bass: Mike Tiger
7 "Beat Aquariouns" Amp Live
  • Interlude
8 "Let's Go" Amp Live
  • Performed by: Zion
9 "Oxygen" Amp Live
  • Performed by: Zion
  • Piano: Headnodic
  • Bass: Peter De Lion
10 "Heaven's Gate" Amp Live
  • Performed by: Zion
11 "One" Amp Live
  • Performed by: Zion
12 "Live for Today" Amp Live
  • Performed by: Zion
13 "Yes Yes" Amp Live
  • First verse: Lyrics Born
  • Second verse: Zion
  • Third verse: Gift of Gab
  • Chorus: Zion, C. Holiday
14 "Borderline" Amp Live
  • First verse: Zion
  • Second verse: Zion
  • Chorus: Zion, Cava Menzies
  • Piano: Cava Menzies