Tag Archives: G Side

Top 10 Guest Verses of 2011

Hip-hop comes with a lot of guest verses, and 2011 was no exception to the rule. Sometimes featuring extra rappers improves a track by building on the artist’s energy and offering different perspectives. Other times, it hurts a good song and brings it back to earth. In this case, we are only looking at successes. […]

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The 100 Best Songs of 2011 (100-51)

2011 started a new decade with a bang. The year saw tragedies strike major populations, dictators overthrown, “occupy” redefined, and the casually pepper spray everything cop. As far as music goes, a lot happened too – pop became even more influenced by electronic, helping Adele sound that much better than her Top 40 contemporaries. Dubstep […]

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November 2011 Mixtape

Once November hits, every one enters an end of year stupor. The short work week before Thanksgiving suddenly becomes the longest three days of the year as you allow your mind to shut down and focus on some good time off. This attitude will likely continue until January 1, 2012, so at the very least, […]

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G-Side – iSLAND


The 11/11/11 release of Alabama duo G-Side’s stellar fifth album iSLAND was quickly overshadowed by lots of folks thinking deeply about Drake’s Take Care. It’s a shame, because since their second album, Starshipz and Rocketz, G-Side have produced polished, engaging albums. Each successive release feels like they are on the precipice of greater recognition and […]

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G-Side – Look Up // Pre-order Island


11/11/11 is fast approaching and Huntsville duo G-Side are poised to release their anticipated follow-up to the One: Cohesive. As the internet darlings told MTV Hive in October, the album, “will be a lot more hip-hop, whereas Cohesive had a lot of soul and harmonies in it.” That album, which in this writer’s opinion was […]

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PESO // A QM Mixtape

The third quarter of the year saw the release of some epic mainstream rap albums (Watch the Throne, Tha Carter IV), the return of otherwise absent rappers (Writing on the Wall 2) and the culmination of internet buzz into real buzz for some QM favorites (ASAP Rocky will be joining Drake and Kendrick Lamar on […]

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