Uptown Swuite - Southside

Posted about 5 years ago
Producer:
DJ Flow
Album:
Church St. Blues

Now that Cali duo The Seed have released two street albums in the Booth (BREAKINGROUND, The Seed LP), I think it’s safe to say that Kahlee and Uptown Swuite have hit the big-time—from here, it’s all a downhill slope covered with champagne and caviar.  With beautiful women waiting at the bottom. OK, I may be exaggerating slightly.  Point is, in the midst of this success, Swuite hasn’t forgotten where he came from—making its world premiere on our frontpage, the emcee’s solo Booth debut finds him still repping Southside Vacaville to the fullest. Over DJ Flow‘s leisurely bassline and breezy brass (Help me out, people—where have I heard this sample before?), the artist takes a long, hard look at the streets where he spent his formative years. Seeing his ‘hood plagued with unemployment, insufficient school funding and punitive law enforcement, he resolves to continue “fightin’ for my homies who never gon’ see the outside, strivin’ for my young’uns to give ‘em a better life.” As fresh and funky as its message is admirable, Southside is just one of many dope cuts set for inclusion on Church St. Blues, which has yet to receive a solid drop date—keep it locked for further details!

Uptown Swuite Premiere

Written by
Posted about 5 years ago

More from Uptown Swuite

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

What Does It Mean to Be An “Indie” Rapper in 2016?

Chance is doing deals with Apple and spending $250K on shows without a major label - so is he still indie? Read More
Posted 10 hours ago by Nathan S.

Victoria Beckham’s Lost Song With ODB is Exactly as Terrible as You’d Think

Victoria Beckham was once a Roc-affiliated artist with a hip-hop album featuring verses from ODB and MOP. That's a real thing. Read More
Posted 12 hours ago by Nathan S.

The Best Songs That Didn’t Make The Album Because of Samples

From "Control" to the brand new "Grown Ass Kid," you could make a classic hip-hop album from the dopeness that an uncleared sample killed. Read More
Posted 17 hours ago by Lucas G.

Epic Records Tried to Help Bobby Shmurda Escape New York, He Refused

Bobby Shmurda's life changed but he failed to change his surroundings. Read More
Posted one day ago by Yoh
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.