Diamond District – March on Washington Redux (LP)

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

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Today, Oddisee, yU and XO deliver their March on Washington Redux LP, a complete rework of their sophomore album that dropped earlier this year. This new edition includes production contributions from Large Professor, Black Milk, Diamond D, Oh No, Apollo Brown, DJ Skizz, Paul White, Nottz and several others.

Stream the album in full below and purchase on iTunes, Amazon or Bandcamp.

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Video: Diamond District – First Step

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

New visuals from yU, Oddisee and Uptown XO for “First Step” off their March on Washington project, out now. Odd killed this beat.

Previously: Oddisee – Back of My Mind (Video) | In The Lab with Oddisee

Video: yU – The Earn (EPK)

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Diamond District’s yU talks about his new album, The Earn, officially out today. Physical copies available too.

Previously: yU – Blind (Prod. by Kev Brown)

Oddisee ft. yU (of Diamond District) – Still Doing It

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Oddisee links up with yU of Diamond District for this track off his new album Rock Creek Park, coming out on Mello Music Group on September 6th but will be exclusively available on iTunes at midnight tonight.

Says Oddisee on Rock Creek Park, which is an ode to the park in Washington, D.C. and a personal album for the rapper/producer who is preparing his solo rap album for the end of the year.

Rock creek park is & has always been one of my favorite places in Washington, DC. It has a way of aging with you & adapting to where you are in life. When I was younger, it was a place for skipping rocks, bike rides & imaginary adventures in the woods. As a teen it was a place where I played basket ball, had cook outs with friends & walked through with dates. As an adult it’s my short cut through the city, my quickest way from Silver Spring to George Town. One thing it still is and always well be is my retreat.

Listening to the Black Byrd’s “Rock Creek Park” inspired me to create an entire album around the park & my relationship with it. If the park were to have a soundtrack, what would it be? What does walking along the trails of the park sound like? What does driving on the narrow tree lined roads sound like? This album is my interpretation of Rock Creek Park through break beats, samples & live instrumentation.

Rock Creek Park will be all instrumentals except for this one track.

Video: K-Beta feat. Diamond District – DTLR (Down The Line Rhyme)

Monday, March 15th, 2010

The DMV’s Diamond District’s studio session for K-Beta’s debut album Inglorious Beta, dropping April 1st on DJBooth.net

Produced by Kev Brown, scratches by DJ Alizay.

Related: TiRon – 60901 (prod. Oddisee) [Snippet]

Video: Oddisee Interview w/ The Stand

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Oddisee, one third of Diamond District, sits down for an interview with The Stand. Traveling Man, Oddisee’s latest album, is now available digitally.

Previously: Oddisee feat. Stik Figa – Kansas Bay (South Central Remix)

Video: Diamond District, Blu, Fashawn, Exile & Trek Life – Freestyle in Paris

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Footage of last week’s Paris stop of their European tour, where they ended the show with a 10min freestyle.

Props to Love on The Beat & Mr. Mass. They’ve got dope pics from that night too.

Video: Diamond District & Trek Life in Italy

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Along with DJ Quartermaine on their Euro tour, the guys play two shows in Italy: one in Rome and the other in Bergamo, after the jump.

Previously: Diamond District & Trek Life’s 12 Hour Drive from Paris to Austria (Video)

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Video: Diamond District & Trek Life’s 12 Hour Drive from Paris to Austria

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

On their European Tour, Diamond District, Trek Life & DJ Quartermaine had a show in Paris, France with Blu, Fashawn & Exile (video above) and then they drove 12 hours until Linz for their next gig in Innsbruck, Austria (after the jump.)

Previously: Diamond District & Trek Life Between Brussels & Germany

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Video: Diamond District & Trek Life in Europe

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Germany to Belgium and then back to Germany. Must be nice.

Previously: Oddisee feat. yU – yU Traveling (NYC Remix)