Indiegogo Launches Campaign For “As I Am: The Life and Time$ of DJ AM”

   Back in 2009, the music world lost a pioneer DJ in Adam Michael Goldstein aka DJ AM. In the six years since his passing, fellow artists like DJ Jazzy Jeff, Mark Ronson and Travis Barker, who survived a plane crash with him, have continued to keep his name and legacy alive. Joining the...

3 Things You Need to Know about Future’s DS2

There's no question that Future's recently released album Dirty Sprite 2 is literally being played by everyone and that the "Future Hive" is growing [facts].  Although these are things that we already know, there may be a couple things that you haven't realized just yet. Along with the...

RESPECT. PREMIERE: Akhil Sesh Releases New Short Film, ‘Nippon Noir’

Multitalented artist Akhil Sesh is letting you into his world and travels with his new short film, Nippon Noir. If you're wondering why this 'Seshed Up' artist looks familiar, you may remember seeing him recently featured as May's RESPECT. Photographer of the Month for his unique way of...

Vince Staples Highlights The Sprite Corner Opening In NYC

  The Sprite Corner is a pop-up that was recently launched in NYC (Spring & Bowery, to be exact) and who better to kick things off than red hot up and comer Vince Staples? For the next eight weeks Sprite will hold events just like this one in an effort to bring about creative...

KERI HILSON DROPS TWO NEW TRACKS

Keri Hilson has not had the easiest career but its been five years since her last release No Boys Allowed. The singer released two new tracks titled "Scream" & "100".  Keri seems to be taking a sexy approach to "Scream" & a much more aggressive tone in the song "100". The song...

NEW TOUR: K.MICHELLE AND AZEALIA BANKS

“Centric and BET are excited to sponsor K. Michelle and Azealia Banks on tour,” said Constance Orlando, Senior Vice President of Specials, Music and News for BET Networks. “Partnering with these bold and authentic female artists aligns perfectly with Centric’s position as the first...

The Weekend Announces Sophomore Album, “Beauty Behind The Madness”

  The Toronto native The Weekend has finally announced his Sophomore LP So far 2015 has been The Weekend's year as all three of his singles have reached the top 20 on the Billboard top 100. “Earned It”, “The Hills", and “Can’t Feel My Face” success has set the stage...

Lil Weezyana Fest

Lil Wayne's first annual Lil Weezyana Fest is scheduled for August 28th at Champions Circle in New Orleans, LA. Festivals and streaming are hip hops new cash cow and it seems like Weezy is going to milk that cow for all its worth. Lil Weezy meant every syllable when he told Birdman he would...

RESPECT’S Artist of the Month: Olivia Odiwe

London-native Olivia Odiwe has been making waves within both the art and Hip-hop communities with her creations. With a unique style in tow, the 25-year-old has rightfully earned her spot as July's artist of the month.  Immersed in a family of creatives, the will to make art has always...

“A Frida Kahlo Study” featuring Magnus Juliano + Toniesha Renee

   You might not realize it, but late painter Frida Kahlo's influence in hip-hop culture is very real, today, as we've seen with artists like FKA twigs, and more recently Rihanna, who looked eerily similar to Frida, on the cover art of her latest single. A Frida Kahlo Study is a...