Uptown Saturday Night is the acclaimed debut studio album from American hip hop group Camp Lo, released January 28, 1997 on Profile Records and distributed through Arista Records. The album spawned the hit single, "Luchini AKA This Is It".
The album peaked at twenty-seven on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the fifth spot on the R&B Albums chart.
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Release and reception
Uptown Saturday Night is often hailed as a classic by fans and critics. Leo Stanley of Allmusic called the album "a refreshing fusion of hip-hop, soul, and jazz that manages to avoid most jazz-rap clichés while retaining street credibility," and "a worthwhile debut."
Uptown Painting Video
The album cover is an homage to the album cover of Marvin Gaye's I Want You, which featured the painting "Sugar Shack" by Ernie Barnes.
- art direction - Carla Leighton
- artwork - Dr. Revolt
- assistant engineering - Dejuana Perignon, Dexter Thibou, Max Vargas
- bass - Joe Quinde
- design - Carla Leighton
- engineering - Guido, Joe Quinde
- executive production - Ill Will Fulton
- illustrations - Dr. Revolt
- mastering - Alan Douches
- mixing - Guido, Kenny Ortíz, Joe Quinde
- multi-instruments - Joe Mendelson
- performer(s) - The Bones
- photography - Christian Lantry
- piano - Pete Levin
- production - Joe "Ski" Chink, Ill Will Fulton, Jocko, Trugoy the Dove
- vibraphone - Bill Ware
- vocals - Tracey Amos
- vocals (background) - Bill Ware
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