Tag Archives: Mello Music Group

Uptown XO – Everyday video

DMV rapper Uptown XO has produced a lengthy list of music videos, so it’s understandable the smooth lyricist would take a break and hand the reins over to Creative Junkfood for a unique animated take on his new single Everyday. The words veer into NSFW territory right off the bat, but what do you expect from DC rap? Put your headphones on! Cop the new full length Colour de Grey on Mello Music Group ASAP.

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Uptown XO – Evolution video

Having the support of a quality label like Mello Music Group behind him allows Uptown XO to create quite a lot of top notch music videos. His latest is Evolution, allowing frequent producer AB the Pro to step up to the mic. Grab the new album Colour de Grey now!

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Uptown XO – Spread Love video

After all the videos rapper Uptown XO released from his mixtape The Color Grey, now it’s time for the visuals to accompany his commercial album Colour de Grey from Mello Music Group. First up is Spread Love, featuring trademark rapid-fire vocal delivery over tight production by AB the Pro. The crisp footage of driving around DC was shot by Jay Gregory.

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Uptown XO – Rugged video

Hometown Sounds is back from winter vacation, refreshed and ready to bring you the best new DC music in 2013. While we were away gorging on Christmas cookies, DC rapper Uptown XO released another music video from his mixtape The Color Grey, a precursor to the full length album Colour de Grey dropping January 29th on Mello Music Group. Rugged features fellow DMV rappers Awthentik and Obii Say spitting rhymes in some truly rugged parts of DC.

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Uptown XO – Petey Greene video

DMV rapper Uptown XO is on a roll releasing videos hyping his new mixtape The Color Grey which drops on October 1st from Mello Music Group. His fourth video in the past month pays tribute to legendary DC radio and TV personality Petey Greene, portrayed by Don Cheadle in the 2007 film Talk To Me, and channels his passion and anger at black history into fiery anti-government rhymes that flow seamlessly. Grab this mixtape when it comes out next Monday.

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Oddisee feat. Olivier Daysoul – You Know Who You Are video

There’s a brand new album by hip-hop producer and MC Oddisee, on the Mello Music Group label, called People Hear What They See. Oddisee recently moved to Brooklyn from DC, but he still frequently collaborates with and remixes plenty of DC musicians. Today’s video is a bonus acoustic cut from the album, You Know Who You Are, featuring Olivier Daysoul on acoustic guitar and soulful vocals. Tonight Monserrat House hosts a FREE listening party for the new album, featuring a live band!

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Oddisee & Tranqill – Ci’iy Life video

DC music video of the day! A sweet collaboration between decorated hip-hop producer Oddisee and UK MC Tranqill. The video for Ci’iy Life comes from Oddisee’s 2010 project Odd Winter, later remastered and repackaged with the other three parts as Odd Seasons. There’s definitely a lot more in this album than you’ll find in most DMV rap efforts.

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Oddisee feat. Toine – Different Now video

DC music video of the day! Oddisee is another one that DC lost to NY recently. The veteran hip-hopper was just as accomplished at production as he was at the mic, both solo and as part of Diamond District with Uptown XO and yU. Today we’ve got the beautiful video for Different Now, Oddisee’s collaboration with Toine from DTMD, from the 2010 Mello Music Group compilation Helpless Dreamer.

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