Uptown (slang)

Type: noun, slang

Pronunciation: /up-town/

What does Uptown mean?

Manhattan, New York.

Example sentence: “I took the train uptown.”

NYC Boroughs: Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens

Read: The 5 Boroughs of New York City

Uptown in songs:

“Contemplatin’ war niggas I was cool with before We used to score together uptown coppin’ the raw” – Nas, The Message.

“Keep my hoes on cruise, I’m talkin’ naughty nothings Shorty uptown showin’ off her new things” – Fat Joe, All the Way Up.

“Go Uptown, New York City, bitch Them Spanish girls love me like I’m Aventura” – Drake, The Motto.

“Every Rollie getting bust down Young niggas repping uptown” – A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Not a Regular Person.

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