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CHARLIE UPTOWN WAS BORN AND RAISED IN WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NY. PARENTS ARE FROM THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. CHARLIE UPTOWN'S MUSICAL BACKGROUND EXTENDS FROM HIS FATHER, A MASTER OF THE VARIOUS SALSA INSTRUMENTS. CHARLIE UPTOWN'S BIGGEST INFLUENCES WERE THE WU-TANG CLAN, NAS, AND 2PAC. CHARLIE UPTOWN IS A WELL-ROUNDED HIP HOP ARTIST, DELIVERING SOCIAL THEMES OF AWARENESS, POLITICAL, SPIRITUALITY, AND HOOD LIFE. IN 2015 CHARLIE UPTOWN GRADUATED FROM THE CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK WITH HONORS MAJORING IN SOCIOLOGY. AT CITY COLLEGE CHARLIE UPTOWN HOSTED A HIP HOP RADIO SHOW FROM 2012-2016 CALLED BOTTOM’S UP! SOCIAL ON WCCR 590 AM AND WHCR 90.3 FM. IN 2016 CHARLIE UPTOWN WAS THE OFFICIAL VOICE AND GAME ANNOUNCER FOR THE CITY COLLEGE MEN AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM. FOR 3 YEARS CHARLIE UPTOWN CURATED AND HOSTED OPEN MICS AT THE WORD UP BOOKSTORE IN WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, PROVIDING AN OUTLET FOR ASPIRING MUSICIANS. THE MAIN GOAL FOR CHARLIE UPTOWN IS TO BE A WORLD ADVOCATE SPREADING PEACE AND LOVE THROUGH HIP HOP...

"Charlie Uptown is a well-educated young man with a lot of ambition, poise and smarts to conquer the world through his talents and love. He has performed in various places, won awards and has recorded his music all while attending college and hosting a radio show all on his own."