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Summer Funk (Good Ol’ Days)

Upper West

The end of summer has everyone mourning the loss of long days, warm weather and days that didn’t start before 2 in the afternoon just because. To help with the grieving process, we’d like to present the newest track from DML-favorite hip-hop duo Upper West. Using a chopped up sample of Mungo Jerry’s classic “Summertime”, […]

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Upper West – Common Ground

DOWNLOAD HERE!! Our boys at Upper West just sent over this track to celebrate breaking 10k on their Facebook page. The thank-you song called “Common Ground”is an awesome glitchy track and is the first new sounds we’ve heard from the duo since they released their debut EP West Side Stories (download the EP here) which […]

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UPPER WEST Concert in The City (This Friday, May 25)

GET TICKETS HERE! If you were possibly confused by the header, “The City” is NYC–the alpha city of the world. Make no mistake, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Boston are not “The City”. The capital of corporate America as well as the “real America” is New York City, you know, the one that Frankie sang about. […]

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Upper West – Spring feat. Fortune Family and Melody Noel

Upper West teams up with Fortune Family and Melody Noel to bring us a great summer jam with a laidback but kinetic feel. The track has a great vibe to hit and is perfect for casual day drinking and hanging around with some buddies. Upper West and Fortune Family contribute to the production and verses […]

Upper West – West Side Story (Official Video)

Upper West just dropped their full length tape West Side Stories less than a week ago, and now they give us the title track’s official video. First of the all, the song is fantastic and has a great emotionality to it. The video, in turn, does a great job of showing the city that they […]

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Upper West – West Side Stories (Mixtape)

Shouts to all my hip-hop gals out there- tonight we’ve got Dougie and JFink of Upper West bringing biddy rap to the next level in their “West Side Stories” mixtape. Although I enjoyed each and every upbeat jam on this 9-track release, there were a couple stand-outs: “Seasons”- a smooth new take on Rent’s “Seasons […]

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Upper West – Somebody Freestyle

Upper West just hit me up with this track saying it’s “the realest shit we’ve ever put out.” The track is a heartfelt song, rapped all the way through with a minimal drumline and piano instrumental. This song really goes deep, which isn’t easy since I feel like I’ve felt every sob song that could […]

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