Photo Recap: Summer Jam 2014, The Super Bowl Of Hip-Hop

Welcome to our very own virtual tour of Summer Jam 2014. We sent Trevor Sage-El to get the low on the action-packed day's events, and what he came back with were stories and images to last much longer. Without further ado, here's a photo recap of Summer Jam, along with some quotes from Trevor...

Pictures From Kanye & Kim Wedding Photobooth

After all that work to hide their ceremony, which even included confiscating guests' cell phones upon entry, Kanye and Kim's wedding is out there for all to see. Well, sort of. There are a few blurry shots of the garden, but the real quality shots to come out of what was surely someone's...

Photo of the Day: Eminem as the Joker

Eminem's Relapse has turned 5 years old (you can read our review and ranking of the album here). To commemorate Marshall's return to the game after a self-imposed five-year hiatus, here is a promotional shot from the album drop of Eminem as Heath Ledger's Joker character from The Dark Knight....

Chris Arnade Represents New York & Its Demons

[caption id="attachment_74556" align="aligncenter" width="751"] "Jose & Friends: Hunts Point, Bronx. Is there more joy than four kids tumbling underneath the Bruckner?"[/caption] If you are a fan of the Facebook phenomenon "People of New York," you are going to love this. Meet Chris Arnade...

Interview: YG and The Art of Storytelling

Ask anyone to give a vivid description of Compton, California and you may be referred to Boyz n the Hood or Menace II Society. Musically, options may include N.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton or Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid, m.A.A.D. City. Once you add My Krazy Life to the list, the...

Photo(s) of the Day: Tyler, The Creator and Rose Bertram

Tyler, the Photographer. In the latest issue of Oyster Magazine, the Odd Future frontman was able to show off his camera skills in a photoshoot with Belgian model Rose Bertram. In the interview for the magazine, Bertram says she and Tyler have known each other for years, which is clearly...

Photo Recap: Asaad, Matt Ford, and Salomon Faye @ Silk City Diner, Philadelphia

Upon arrival, Philly's Silk City Diner doesn't look the part of a underground hip hop venue. It looks like a diner. However, hiding behind the stainless steel counter tops and cushioned booths is an amazing hip hop bar and lounge where Philly's own Asaad (Saudi Money) hosted his Flowers II album...

Photo of the Day: Eminem x Spike Lee

Spike Lee made a trip out to Detroit for the filming of a "short film" for Eminem's latest single, "Headlights." The Marshall Mathers LP 2 cut was easily one of the most underrated records of 2013, but it appears as though it will be getting some considerable attention with the upcoming visuals....

RESPECT.’s Exclusive Photoshoot With Fat Trel

Last week, in the wake of the Gleesh release we gave you our exclusive interview with MMG's rising star. At the top of that interview with Trel, you may have noticed a particularly sharp, never-before-seen picture of the Washington, DC rapper. That was just the beginning. We are proud to unveil...

Concert Review: G-Eazy’s These Things Happen Tour

As Spring Break gets underway, many concertgoers are clearing their calendars and preparing for some of the season's hottest tours featuring their favorite artists. On April 4, 2014, anxious fans stood in line waiting for the doors to open so that they could secure their spots inside the Heaven...