“Staying Relevant”– Episode 3 Of Hennessy’s “Never Stop. Never Settle” With Elliott Wilson

Photo by Lauren Schwartzberg/RESPECT.

In the third and final video in Hennessy’s series featuring Elliott Wilson, the founder
of Rap Radar and Editor-in-Chief of RESPECT. Magazine discusses staying relevant
as he ages in a business that favors the young. Even after all he’s accomplished at
Rap Radar, RESPECT. and earlier, there’s still “more to achieve,” and “hurdles to
overcome,” he says. Wilson gives insight into his thoughts when writing the Letter
from the Editor for RESPECT. and explains the goal of his magazine— capturing the
moment and documenting a time. When Wilson points his finger at an undeniable
moment in the culture, hip-hop listens. Here’s an excerpt of the third episode. Go to
www.neverstopneversettle.com to see the full video.