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A Part Of It All ft. Oddisee, XO, yU – Diamond District [music video]

Diamond District (Oddisee, yU, Uptown XO) have some new visuals full of special fx for their song “A Part Of It All.” Sweeping synths and beautiful vocals on the hook drive the songs reflective posture as Oddisee, XO, and yU contemplate their place in the whole scheme of existence. Director Jay Brown and Special FX […]

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People Of Today – The 1978ers (yU & Slimkat)

Music is an exchange of ideas. This album is something for those exhausted with the shuck and jive of pop culture, who believe in the purification rituals offered by hard snares, funky drum kicks, soul-coughing bass, and deeply rooted vibrations. Steadfastly infusing their songs with spirituality and positivity, yU and Slimkat are everymen with preternatural […]

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OneNine7-T-8 ft. yU & Slimkat – The 1978ers [music video]

In one week, The 1978ers will release their debut album as a group. The new project, People of Today, is a testimonial to life through the years. The new video for One-Nine-7-T-8 is a celebration. The rapid fire synth lines and unpredictable drums set the pace for yU & Slimkat as they travel through DC […]

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These Bammas ft. yU, Oddisee & Uptown XO (Diamond District)

Diamond District lets loose another freebie from the March On Washington album. Peep game. March On Washington by Diamond District

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P.O.T. EP (Act I, II, III) – The 1978ers (yU & Slimkat)

On November 11th, yU & Slimkat are set to bring us their first album as a duo, entitled People of Today. Mello Music Group connoisours know yU from his solo work, as well as his contributions in the group Diamond District with Oddisee & XO. Slimkat helped produce both of yU’s solo albums, as well […]

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March On Washington ft. yU, Oddisee & Uptown XO – Diamond District [album stream]

When Diamond District dropped In the Ruff on Mello Music Group in 2009, the gritty drums and grimy raps combined as elementally as hydrogen and oxygen. The D.C. Voltron of Oddisee, yU, and X.O. dusted off and revitalized a sound once consigned to the catacombs. Hailed as an instant classic, its impact reverberated throughout the […]

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First Step ft. yU, Oddisee & Uptown XO – Diamond District [music video]

DC’s Holy Trinity is back with their first visuals from the new album “March On Washington.” yU, Oddisee & Uptown XO enlist director Jay Brown for the visual narrative on “First Step.” Starting with XO we see the DC emcee light up the opening verse putting spirit back in the music before passing the torch […]

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One-Nine-7-T-8 – The 1978ers (yU & Slimkat)

Music is an exchange of ideas. The 1978ers’ (yU & Slimkat) album is something for those exhausted with the shuck and jive of pop culture, who believe in the purification rituals offered by hard snares, funky drum kicks, soul-coughing bass, and deeply rooted vibrations. Today, The 1978ers release their first single, One-Nine-7-T-8 (free download), from […]

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Lost Cause ft. yU, Oddisee & Uptown XO – Diamond District

Today the nation’s largest weekly newspaper, The Village Voice, premiered Diamond District’s second single Lost Cause from the groups upcoming album March On Washington. The track is produced by rising star Oddisee and features the trio (yU, Oddisee, Uptown XO) rhyming some of their most impassioned bars to date. The three emcees bring wildly different […]

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1978ers The People Of Today – yU & Slimkat [intro video]

Steadfastly infusing their songs with spirituality and positivity, yU and Slimkat are everymen with preternatural talent. The new project from the DC artists shows not only their range musically, but their range of experience. Pulling from generations of influences and inspirations, People of Today is uniquely human. People of Today is a seamless and head-spinning […]

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