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After the successful releases of his previous singles, NOWHERE2GO and Empty Dreams, Cleveland, Ohio newcomer DJ Swerve is back to deliver the title track off of his upcoming LP, First Impressions. With guest appearances by Ohio MC’s TreaZon (Nominated Album Of The Year ‘Zero Love’ and featured on MTV for video ‘Zero’) and KeilyN (As seen on DJBooth.Net) as well as 18 year old Pop Sensation L.C (Canton, Ohio), First Impressions, takes an inside look as each artist attempts to make a lasting impression on the listeners. With smooth production from JayBradley (Prod. TreaZon’s ‘Zero’ as seen on MTV) First Impressions has a laid back feel made for listeners to get lost in.

Be on the lookout for the official First Impressions LP to be released late November.

DJ SWERVE PRESENTS: The NOWHERE2GO Remix EP

Posted: July 5, 2012 by essince in Kent, Mixtape, Music

Back in March DJ Swerve released the first single off of his upcoming EP First Impressions entitled NOWHERE2GO (Co. Produced By Swerve and ZuP), the track featured Cleveland artists ZuP, Veeno, and Patrenzo Kennedy. Swerve is back delivering more music with his Remix EP of that track. The EP features remixes from Freeze-Tag, 1RDT, Phenom, Mike Amaddio, Zeo Zeonardo (UK), and Swerve even has a mash-up from himself. The EP has a electronic sound crossed with alternative Hip-Hop and Pop.

Download here and check out 2 of the tracks below.

The Freeze-Tag Remix of DJ Swerve’s NOWHERE2GO

NOWHERE2GO (1RDT REMIX)

DJ Swerve “Nowhere 2 Go”

Posted: April 9, 2012 by essince in Kent, Music

“After the a successful release of Sid and Friends in November, I am back with my latest single NOWHERE2GO which features ZuP, Veeno, and Patrenzo Kennedy. It has a nice feel to it and is definitely one of my favorite tracks I’ve put together.” – DJ Swerve [@_DJSWERVE_]

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We Up – Live from Panthera House Productions on Vimeo.

Off of “DJ Swerve Presents: Sid and Friends” (click to DL), Swerve, PK, and Cartier perform “we up” live at The RocBar in Cleveland, Ohio.

DJ Swerve Presents: Sid & Friends

Posted: January 4, 2012 by essince in Kent, Mixtape

Kent is fighting for a spot to be on the hiphop map in 2012 and Tree City’s own, DJ Swerve drops “Sid & Friends”

“In October, I put together a collaborative project featuring 14 different Northeast Ohio Artists and Two Producers both from Kent. On March 1 I will be releasing my second project which will contain around 25 Ohio artists and 9 Producers. I enjoy connecting different areas of Ohio to eachother and building a strong relationship between artists. Please let me know what you think.”

Listen to the mixtape here on Soundcloud or DL HERE


It’s that time again, y’all, it’s Ohio Hip Hop Awards season. This year we added a few spots on the showcase tour and made a short promo video for each city to give you the information you need to show out this year and make some moves.

Check the video for your city and come ready to rock the house.

AKRON

CINCINNATI

CLEVELAND

COLUMBUS

DAYTON

KENT

LORAIN

TOLEDO

YOUNGSTOWN