Never the ones that let current trends affect them (music, social, fashion, etc.), "The Upstarts" seed has grown out of a common respect for a certain aesthetic value of all art forms which is audibly reflected in their music. The larger Upstarts-Society is a collaboration of artists and musicians centered around a core trio simply know as The Upstarts. Consisting of the former lead emcee "Profile" of the now famous Sound Providers, "Price" (emcee) and "Iron Mike" (DJ/Drummer).
The Upstarts-Society collaboration for projects such as the current "The Know How" 2007 album include: Vocal tracks from industry renowned artists Grap Luva and Kev Brown along with the highly recognized regional artist Latanya Lockett and Blest. Producers Kev Brown (Up Above Records/Low Budget Soul), and up and coming producers Freddie Joachim (Organology), Quaaludes (Blitzkrieg Militia) and W Steele (The Upstarts) provide a sound that bridges the gap between the golden era and today's new jacks The Upstarts breath a refreshing sound back into the minds and souls of everyone who loves "Classic Hip-Hop".