Fly Union

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Fly Union
Also known as Fly Dot U
Origin Columbus, Ohio
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Record producers
  • rapper
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2007–present
Labels
  • Fly Union Records
  • Hype Music[1][2]
  • The Greater Than Club
Associated acts
Website flydotu.com
Members
  • Iyeball
  • Jay Swifa
  • Jerreau

Fly Union (sometimes stylized as Fly.Union) is an American hip hop group from Columbus, Ohio. The group consists of production duo MnkeyWrench (Iyeball and Jay Swifa) and rapper Jerreau.[3][4][5] They are most notable for their debut studio album, TGTC (The Greater Than Club), which reached the number one spot on iTunes' New Hip Hop chart in 2011.[6]

Career[edit]

Fly Union has worked with popular artists such as Big Sean,[7] Casey Veggies,[8] Chip Tha Ripper,[9] Curren$y,[10] Dom Kennedy,[11] Kendrick Lamar,[12] Naledge,[13] Pusha T,[14] Schoolboy Q,[15] Talib Kweli,[16] and Willie the Kid.[17]

In 2012, Fly Union was one of the artists featured in BET's Music Matters Tour.[18]

Recognition[edit]

On December 11, 2012, Fly Union was featured on XXL's We Got Next.[19]

On July 27, 2013, it was announced that the song "Long Run" would be featured on the soundtrack to NBA 2K14.[20]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • Value Pack 1 (2009)
  • Value Pack 2 (2009)
  • Value Pack 3 (2009)
  • Value Pack 4 (2010)
  • Value Pack 5 (2010)
  • Value Pack 6 (2010)
  • Value Pack 7: Zenith (2012)

Compilations[edit]

Production discography[edit]

2010[edit]

NaledgeTwenty Something[21]
  • 20. "Never Over (Remix)"

2011[edit]

Currensy - Jet Files[22]
06. "Stay Up" (featuring Fly Union)

2012[edit]

Casey VeggiesCustomized Greatly Vol. 3[23]
  • 07. "When You See The Kid"
Dom KennedyYellow Album[24][25]
02. "Been Thuggin"
Pusha T

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fly Union – The Greater Than Club". iTunes February 14, 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Fly Union – The Greater Than Club". Amazon February 14, 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Fly Union Bio". MTV. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Fly Union Discusses Groups Origin". Vibe. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Fly.Union - TGTC (The Greater Than Club)". Atlanta Got Sole. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "Topic: Fly Union". BET. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "Fly.Union - Poed Up (Feat. Big Sean)". WorldStarHipHop December 25, 2009. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  8. ^ "Casey Veggies - Customized Greatly Vol. 3". 2dopeboyz April 9, 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "Fly.Union – Value Pack 5". PisForProps July 18, 2010. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  10. ^ "Curren$y Feat. Fly Union - Stay Up (Prod. By Fly Union)". hiphopstan. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  11. ^ "Dom Kennedy – Yellow Album". 2DopeBoyz June 22, 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  12. ^ "Fly.Union, Schoolboy Q & Kendrick Lamar". 2dopeboyz June 22, 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  13. ^ "Naledge Feat. Fly Union - Never Over (Remix)". Indy Live Mixtapes. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  14. ^ "Pusha T – Pies (Prod. By Fly Union)". NahRight August 03, 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  15. ^ "Fly.Union, Schoolboy Q & Kendrick Lamar". 2dopeboyz June 22, 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  16. ^ "Talib Kweli - The MCEO Mixtape". ILLROOTS 10 March 2008. Retrieved 8 November 2013. 
  17. ^ "Fly.Union – Value Pack 3". 2DopeBoyz September 23, 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  18. ^ "Fly Union x BET Music Matters Tour '12". Vibe December 18, 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  19. ^ "We Got Next: Introducing Fly Union". XXL December 11, 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  20. ^ "NBA 2K14 soundtrack revealed". GameSpot July 26, 2013. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  21. ^ "Naledge - Never Over (Remix) (Prod. By Fly Union)". Indy Live Mixtapes September 10, 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  22. ^ "Curren$y – Jet Files". 2DopeBoyz September 29, 2009. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  23. ^ "Casey Veggies - When You See The Kid (Prod. By Fly Union)". Indy Live Mixtapes April 09, 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  24. ^ "Dom Kennedy – Yellow Album". 2DopeBoyz June 22, 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  25. ^ "Dom Kennedy Drops New Mixtape, Yellow Album". XXL June 22, 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  26. ^ "Pusha T – Pies (Prod. By Fly Union)". NahRight August 03, 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 

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