Uptown XO – Needs & Wants (Official Video)

DC artist Uptown XO (of Diamond District) continues to bring on the visuals for his latest album Colour de Grey.  This time the universal relationship track “Needs & Wants” gets the treatment with some beautiful shots.  For anyone who’s ever had something good, and wanted something extra, XO lays the narrative out. AB the Pro produced the emotive track while XO and his team at Secret Society put together the video.

CLCTVE & RAW Papers Presents: GoodTime$ 4/20 This Saturday (DMV)



If you’re in the DMV area for 4/20 make sure you stop by CLCTVE  performances by Gunplay, Stalley, Smoke DZA,OG DutchMaster, Kelow, Grande Marshall, Diamond District and more!

Presale tix are available here

New Music: yU (of Diamond District) “Time Machine/Remember U”

New music from yU off the album The Earn. Which you need to get now if you haven’t already.

Time Machine which is a sort of a retrospective song on life, family, and experiences growing up. The song is produced by Unknown & yU and features Drew Kid on the keys and DJ 2Tone on the cuts. The end of Time Machine transitions into the songRemember U which employs the vocal talents of Bilal Salaam & Danedra Rowell on the hook. Remember U is produced by yU himself and he describes it as “uptempo, bouncy…elements of old & new with oohs & ahhs that are 50’s and 60’s-ish.”

New Album: yU – The EARN

Today, yU (of Diamond District) and iTunes teamed up for an exclusive early album release of The EARN.  The accolades are starting to pour in even before the official release: About.com‘s Henry Adaso put The EARN on his Top 10 of December list and Kevin Nottingham reviewed the album 9/10.  To celebrate the sophomore release from yU, we are giving away the song Blind which NahRight featured in a special sneak preview.  Enjoy the song & be sure to support the album! Get the Album off iTunes!!!


New Music: yU – If U Down

yU released the first single from The EARN titled “If U Down”  The track debuted this afternoon on Al Lindstrom with an Interview discussing yU‘s musical progression and the business of making records. The EARN hits stores everywhereDecember 13th.   Enjoy the song! Pre-Order Here.

Read the Interview w/ yU @ Al Lindstrom