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The ‘90s Women Who Built Hip-Hop

Since the creation of rap music at the end of the ‘70s, the genre has undergone immense development. While MCs have gone...

Appreciating the GOAT: Ranking Jay-Z’s Top Five Solo Albums

No matter what the reader’s opinions may be, it is obvious that Jay-Z is one of the elite hip-hop legends of all...

Finding a Balance Between Progressive and Traditional: A Review of Ásgeir’s “Bury the Moon”

Iceland’s place in the global music scene has always been underrepresented, although there have been a number of tracks that captivate the...

Sideline Spotlight: The Soul Rebels and New Orleans’ Modern Brass Wave

The eight-person New Orleans brass band, The Soul Rebels, dropped their first studio album in six years titled “Poetry in Motion” in...

Revisiting 2019 Hip-Hop: The Under Listened Albums of Each Month

Many hip-hop heads may claim that 2019 was a slow year for music, but the Sideline Observer has outlined our picks...

Sideline Spotlight: Pure Colors, Modern Funk Ambassador

Hailing from Atlanta, 26-year-old Pure Colors is emerging on the scene as a talented and youthful face for future funk out East....

Robert Glasper Brings Incredible Talent Together for “F**k Yo Feelings”

After turning 41 years old, veteran pianist Robert Glasper has re-emerged to let hip-hop fans know he is far from past his...

My Library to Yours: In Rotation, Vol. 5

Superbloom // Kiefer Genre: Electronic Jazz Release Date: Sep 20, 2019 With...

My Library to Yours: In Rotation, Vol. 4

Conspiracy // Junior M.A.F.I.A.  Genre: Rap Release Date: Aug 29, 1995

My Library to Yours: In Rotation, Vol. 3

The Return // Sampa the Great Genre: Rap Release Date: Sep 13, 2019