Baltimore City Paper

Schwarz's Top 10 in Music in 2014

Schwarz is a Baltimore-based producer, DJ, and good-vibes facilitator who produced the "Already" EP with Abdu Ali (City Paper's No. 5 local album) and Ferguson protest club song and City Paper's No. 3 single of the year, 'Hands Up Don't Shoot.'


  1. Gangsta Boo & Beatking, “Underground Cassette Tape Music” (self-released)
  2. Lil B, “Ultimate Bitch” (Based World)
  3. Lil Silk, “Son Of A Hustler” (self-released)
  4. Sicko Mobb, “Super Saiyan Vol. 1” (self-released)
  5. Da Mafia 6ix, “Hear Sum Evil” (self-released)
  6. Young Thug & Bloody Jay, “Black Portland” (Propane Media)
  7. Gangsta Boo & La Chat, “Witch” (Phixieous Entertainment)
  8. OG Maco, “OG Maco EP” (self-released)
  9. Lil B, “Hoop Life” (Based World)
  10. Entourage Musik Group, “The Revolution EP Pt. 1” (Entourage Musik Group)


  1. Rich Gang, ‘Lifestyle’ (Cash Money)
  2. Lil B, ‘No Black Person Is Ugly’ (Based World)
  3. Rae Sremmurd, ‘No Flex Zone’ (Interscope)
  4. iLoveMakonnen, ‘Tuesday’ (self-released)
  5. Nico & Vinz, ‘Am I Wrong’ (EMI/Warner Brothers)
  6. DeJ Loaf, ‘Try Me’ (Columbia)
  7. Jason Aldean, ‘Burnin’ It Down’ (Broken Bow)
  8. Tinashe, ‘2 On’ (RCA)
  9. Rae Sremmurd, ‘No Type’ (Interscope)
  10. Maddie & Tae, ‘Girl In A Country Song’ (Dot)


  1. Maxo, “Tribute 01: Limp Bizkit” (Logo Magazine)
  2. Hot Sugar, “Seductive Nightmares 2” (Fader)
  3. 333 Boyz, “333 Boyz For Golden Syrup” (Golden Syrup)
  4. DJ Diamond Kuts, “SNS 10-19-14” (Power 99)
  5. Rizzla, “xx UPROAR xx” (self-released)
  6. Juliana Huxtable, “Shock Value Mix 2” (Shock Value)
  7. Mark Brown, “We In The Club Mnemonic”(self-released)
  8. Big War, “Music For Programming 18” (Music For Programming)
  9. Shams, “Stay The Night #18: Pillow Talk” (SAFEHOUSEUSA)
  10. Ryan Hemsworth, “Cool DJ Mix” (self-released)