Washington DC’s Uptown Killa began his rap career in 2007. Churchin’ Like My Homies Vol. I released in 2007 was the first mix tape released by Uptown Killa, alongside local DC rapper B.Free. Between 2007 and 2012, Uptown Killa has worked with other DC talent such as Gordo Brega, Phil da Phuture, King Shug, Mike Brown da Czar, and Kali Dro. Uptown Killa has been featured around the web on LiveMixtapes.com, Thisis50.com, allisonent.com, youtube.com, and the9elements.com. His latest mix tape, Streetz Raised Me Part I was released on January 1, 2013 featuring the singles “Raised by the Streetz” and “All I know”. A third mix tape is scheduled to be released by Uptown Killa in 2013.