L.A Street artist, Skid Robot, Is On A Mission To Ignite A Revelation Of Compassion

[caption id="attachment_83039" align="aligncenter" width="640"] National Art Campaign of Compassion[/caption] Skid Robot’s roots were already in the graffiti culture when he decided to commence a guerrilla art campaign to fight extreme poverty. In 2013, the artist was at a turning point in his...

Photo of the Day: Madonna Tastes Nas

Nas is having quite a week. His Mass Appeal label is enjoying the success of Run The Jewels 2, his new J Dilla-produced single is out to rave reviews, and he even hit the studio with Madonna. And that's when things either got weird or awesome, depending on your perspective. Madonna decided to...

Birdman & Young Thug Cover RESPECT.

We are proud to announce that Birdman and Young Thug are the cover boys of our latest issue! As the two MCs continue their rise as kings of the rap game we caught up with them for an exclusive interview and photo-shoot. Visit your newsstands and bookstores November 2nd and buy a copy, read it,...

A3C’s 10th Anniversary Photo Recap

Atlanta was jammed packed this weekend for the annual A3C Festival. The festival celebrated its 10th year anniversary with speaking panels, artist showcases, art and more. RESPECT. had photographer Zaakirah Muhammad on site to capture all of the events excitement. Check out the photo set...

Photo(s) of the Day: Kanye With Diddy, French Montana and Wale

The Weeknd concert was chocked full of backstage appearances while out in LA. Though the singer himself isn't in any of the flicks, we get plenty of others. Making an appearance was none other than Yeezus and he posed for a few flicks. Up top you see him with Diddy and French Montana, before...

Photo of the Day: Straight Outta the Hall of Fame

The legendary NWA could find themselves in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. Following in the steps of Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, and Run DMC, the Compton crew are on the ballot for the 2015 inductees. You can cast your vote here. Other nominees include Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, The...

Photo of the Day: Kanye West Performs During Paris Fashion Week

  [caption id="attachment_81768" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo Credit: Pierre Hardy[/caption] Sure you've heard about what a blast Paris Fashion Week was and you've seen photos from the many runway shows. Also, you've heard that Kanye West previewed his entire new album for a...

Weekend Roundup: The Hottest Hip Hop News, Pictures & Videos

This weekend was full of events that took place in Brooklyn, New York all the way down to Atlanta, Georgia and across the map to L.A.  Jubilant concert-goers were treated to a surprise guest performance by Kanye West during the first annual AAHH! Fest in Chicago, IL. The iHeart Radio Festival...

Photo of the Day: Smoke DZA and Dom Kennedy Chill at The Barclays Center

The kushed god Smoke DZA met up with South Central's Dom Kennedy this past weekend for the first annual Source360 concert at the Barclays Center. Also on the ballot were the Wu-Tang Clan, Lil Kim, Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony, and The...

Photo of the Day: J.Cole Live At House of Vans in Brooklyn, N.Y.

[caption id="attachment_81307" align="aligncenter" width="544"] Photo By: Cody York[/caption] J.Cole rocked the house last night during a run of Mountain Dew's 2014 Dew Tour in Brooklyn, N.Y. Set at the House of VANS, Cole, dressed in a Braves baseball jersey, gave a real cold performance....