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Upsire – Shadows In The Night (Album)

Chicago-based emcee, Uspire, delivers his first solo work, Shadows In The Night, a conceptual-based project dealing in the sharp realities of life. Backed entirely by top notch instrumentals from the legendary Pete Rock, Uspire takes you on a winding journey through varying levels of pain and misfortune. In the hour of darkness, he provides a source of light in an ambitious attempt to revive souls and restore faith in humanity. While creating a paradigm shift within the mind, he invites the listener to re-examine past experiences and see them from a new perspective.

This project offers social commentary, diverse storytelling, and points of introspection, all while maintaining a complex rhyme style. Guest features include Add-2 and Sohjé, both Chicago natives. Album artwork done by Domi V. Mixed and mastered by Albert Romero.

01. Silver Lining
02. See Tomorrow
03. Little Decisions
04. Gotta Be More
05. Loving The Light
06. Past, Present, Future
07. Souliberate [Interlude]
08. Hood Samaritan
09. Fate
10. One More Angel (feat. Sohjé)
11. Bilocation Theory [Interlude]
12. American Nightmare
13. The System (feat. Add-2)
14. All Things (feat. Sohjé)

Listen: http://uspire.bandcamp.com/album/shadows-in-the-night

July 5, 2016 - Posted by | Mixtapes, News | , , , ,

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