Soon, he could no longer cope with his father's fanaticism and chose to move in with his mother full-time.
Within a few years, de la Rocha began to express his feelings of anger and isolation by listening to hardcore punk music, including Minor Threat, Black Flag, and Bad Religion.
To understand the motives for de la Rocha's vocal stylings, one must first trace back his philosophical roots. and his father, Belo de la Rocha, was a well-known muralist, famous for his paintings of Zapatista farmers.
The band reunited in 2007 and played a number of shows through 2010.
Birth Name: Zacarías Manuel de la Rocha Place of Birth: Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States Date of Birth: January 12, 1970 Ethnicity: *75% Mexican (including Spanish, some African and Converso-Sephardi Jewish) *25% mix of English, French, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and remote Dutch and Swiss-German Zack de la Rocha is an American musician, poet, rapper, and activist.
Zack’s paternal grandfather was Isaac de la Rocha Beltrán (the son of José Isaac de la Rocha Acosta and Sahara Beltrán Ojeda).
Zack’s great-grandfather Isaac was the son of Francisco de la Rocha Coronel and María Cecilia Acosta García.