Uptown XO | Interview
From Washington, DC, Uptown XO is an emcee that blends soulful music with gritty lyrics that portray his life experiences. He has been noted as “one of the most diverse artists in the DC area.” In 2008, he collaborated with Wale on his mixtape, The Takeover 2, as well as the EP, Timeless, with producer JUDAH. Partnered with AB The Producer, XO’s album, Monumental received over 8,000 downloads in the first week. He is a member of the hip hop group Diamond District alongside Oddisee and yU. Their first album in 2009 was called In The Ruff. In 2010, XO released the follow-up album, One. One. Ten., and another project in 2011, Monumental 2.