Unlike so many of their peers, G-Side is actually concerned with such antiquated concepts like album cohesion and, more importantly, humility. Starshipz succeeds by staying down to earth.
From Geto Boy pinch-hitting, to almost Death Row stardom, Big Mike pioneered swamp swagger, see why he's still something serious.
The production, split between Ro & underground H-Town stalwarts like Cory Mo & Mr. Lee is appropriately morose. Post-Screw, the above ground Houston sound has mostly turned larger then life, more showboating car show buzz than promethazine burn out.
Kool Keith talks about AIDS patients marrying, cutting Cornell West's hair and being the first rapper to go to space.