Southern Hospitality: Take a Tour of Huntsville With G-Side

111116-g-side-2.png
WRITTEN BY
SPIN Staff

Huntsville, Alabama is the home of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and its massive, 363-foot-tall Saturn V. But as David Peisner writes in Rocket Men, there are more stars on the ground in the 180,000-person city now than ever before thanks to a shockingly vibrant rap scene that's been expanding in the past decade. At the center of it all is G-Side, whose November disc Islands is one of the most anticipated albums of the year. ST 2 Lettaz and Yung Clova took SPIN on a tour of their home base, giving us a close-up look at the record shop that stocks their local favorites and the studio where all the magic happens.

More From SPIN's December 2011 Issue:
Live from the New Underground: SPIN Celebrates Hip-Hop's DIY Moment
Photos: A Close-Up Look at Rap's New Underground
G-Side Launch a Hardscrabble, Regular-Dude Revolution
An Insanely Obsessive Infographic Tries (in Vain) to Diagram the Hip-Hop Galaxy

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Brandy Zdan — More of a Man " 03:33
  • 2 Tiësto & KSHMR — Secrets " 04:28
  • 3 Mercies — Every Echo " 00:00
  • 4 Jimmy Whispers — Heart Don't Know " 02:32
  • 5 GRiZ — For The Love " 04:41
  • 6 King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard — God Is in the Rhythm " 03:46
  • 7 FlatbushZOMBiES — Did U Ever Think feat. Joey BadA$$ & Issa Gold " 05:02

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA