Uptown (group)

업타운

Uptown(Korean: 업타운) is a pioneering South Korean hip hop group that formed in 1996. The group's four original members were Chris Jung, Carlos Galvan, Steve Kim and Tasha Reid .The group underwent several line-up changes during the 90s and disbanded in 2000 following drug charges against Jung, Galvan, and Kim.When Reid left Uptown to pursue a solo career, the group made a comeback without her in 2006 with the albumTestimony.Teenage rapper Jessica H. O. joined the group for the album.Jung was the only remaining original member on the group's 2009 album,New Era,which featured new members Maniac, Snacky Chan, and Swings .Uptown has been inactive since its 2010 albumSurprise!

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 Uptown (group)'s Discography

  • 1997:Represent
  • 1997:Represented...Now Believe
  • 1998:Mutual Best
  • 1998:Chapter 3 in History
  • 1998:Absolute Power
  • 1998:Verbal Medication
  • 2000:History
  • 2006:Testimony
  • 2009:New Era
  • 2010:Surprise!

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 Uptown (group)'s Awards

YearAward-Giving BodyCategoryWorkResult
2006 Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Hip-Hop PerformanceNominated

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 Uptown (group)'s References

  1. "Uptown (업타운)". KBS World Radio. Retrieved 2016-04-09. 
  2. "Interview with Carlos Galvan". HalfKorean. 2009-02-05. Retrieved 2016-04-09. 
  3. "Hip-Hop Group Arrested on Drug Charges". The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition). 2000-04-30. Retrieved 2016-04-09. 
  4. "T(Yoon Mi-rae) (티(윤미래))". KBS World Radio. Retrieved 2016-04-09. 
  5. "The 10 Year Journey from Jessica H.O to Lucky J's Jessi". Koreaboo. 2015-02-07. Retrieved 2016-04-09. 
  6. "Uptown is Back with new faces". All Kpop. 2009-03-12. Retrieved 2016-04-09. 
  7. "업타운, 7번째 정규 앨범 [Surprise!] 발표" [Uptown's 7th Album, Surprise!]. HipHop Playa (in Korean). 2010-08-25. Retrieved 2016-04-09. 
  8. "2006 MKMF Part 1 : I Love Punk - Haerang + Lee SungWoo/ Break Through-SS501/ The Queen Is Back! - Cocoboys and Dodogirls + Um JungHwa". MAMA. Retrieved 2014-10-26.

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