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uptown XO
2 October, 2014 12:04 pm

Words from Jonathan Kim: “DMV representatives, Diamond District, the group consisting of Oddisee, yU and Uptown XO, are preparing to release their March on Washington album on Oct. 14th via Mello Music Group. Today, enjoy the first music video from the album for the song “First Step.” Directed by Jay Brown, the video follows all [cont.]

26 August, 2014 5:04 pm

Diamond District are back with their upcoming October 14th album “March on Washington.” Consisting of Oddisee, yU and Uptown XO, Diamond District first released their critically acclaimed 2009 album “In The Ruff.” After countless solo projects, the group is back a half-decade later to provide ‘wisdom over rhythm’ over neck-snapping drums. Entirely produced and arranged [cont.]

31 July, 2013 2:17 am

ere’s a lost jewel from Diamond District’s Uptown XO featuring the other MMG’s big spitter Wale. The original track (sans Wale) was produced by Oddisee, but for the new version XO recruited Diamond District brother yU to show off his production skills, then had Wale drop a verse. Uptown XO’s current album “Colour de Grey” [cont.]

30 May, 2013 7:25 pm

From the Uptown XO album Colour de Grey. Produced by AB The Pro. Directed by Creative Junkfood.

18 January, 2013 1:43 am

Directed by Backie Thomas Produced by AB The Pro. Uptown XO continues to offer raw emotive rhymes that open windows to his world. The cold, gun toting exterior often belies the humanity behind it all. XO offers a story not unlike many with scarface dreams born of section 8, but fresh in it’s minutia the [cont.]

19 December, 2012 6:57 pm

Uptown XO continues the march towards the release of his new solo album: “Colour de Grey.” Today, XO offers a new visual for the track “Rugged” off his pre-album mixtape “The Color Gray.” The track, produced by A.B. the Pro, features Obi Say and Awthentik spitting bars alongside XO who breaks it down to a [cont.]

2 October, 2012 11:11 am

Grey is not a color that gets much attention. But that’s not how Diamond District’s gritty lyricist Uptown XO sees it. For the DC spitter, grey represents the convergence of two worlds: dark and light. On the anticipated mixtape The Color Grey, XO continues to combine the street and the conscious in a way that’s [cont.]

24 September, 2012 12:07 pm

“The Schools closed, the prisons open.” Hip-Hop at it’s best is more than entertainment – it is political. Enter Petey Greene: 70’s & 80’s DC radio host turned television celebrity, who made his mark discussing racism, poverty, drugs, and life in America with unparalleled candor. Fast forward 30 years and much of rap has lost [cont.]

12 September, 2012 4:50 pm

Uptown XO (of Diamond District) is preparing to drop his latest mixtape The Color Grey October 1st. In anticipation Secret Society & MMG have the new video for the standout track “Good Vibes”. The song sounds exactly like the title: AB The Pro builds the beat around a soothing vibe chord change that XO compliments [cont.]

27 August, 2012 9:20 am

Another beautiful visual from Uptown XO shot and directed by Ralph Lorenzo from the clctv . This is an important visual that reflects what XO stands for as an mc. “Occupy DC” will be on the upcoming mixtape and was based of the Occupy movement going on earlier in 2012. The video asks viewers to [cont.]

13 August, 2012 3:18 pm

As part of the triumvirate of Diamond District, XO has been pushing DC street rap to the forefront for the past few years. Before XO reconvenes with Oddisee and yU for their sophomore group effort (March On Washington), XO is gearing up for the release of his new mixtape “The Color Gray” October 1st. To [cont.]

12 August, 2011 7:41 pm

New video from Washington DC emcee, Uptown X.O (member of the Diamond District) off his upcoming solo LP Monumental II. The album will be available August 30th and produced entirely by A.B. The Pro. Nino bitches!

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