Ill Crew Universal was a worldwide Hip Hop organization in the mid to late 90's. It was the largest organization of its' kind with near 100,000 members globally by 2000. Dabri The Ultimate MC started this organization after working with Zulu Nation and envisioning a more hardcore and pure Hip Hop organization that was not tied to religious overtones like the Universal Zulu Nation was. It was started in 1995. It was the first Hip Hop organization to connect Hip Hop heads across the world. It was also the first Hip Hop organization that released compilation albums that featured emcees, producers and deejays from around the globe.