Jidenna & Janelle Monáe to Join Stromae at Madison Square Garden

Due to the steam of the success of "Classic Man" and its remix, Jidenna and label boss Janelle Monáe are going to join the mega international superstar Stromae at his show at Madison Square Garden in New York City (October 1). Best-dressed and clean to the nines, seeing what all three of these...

Lil Durk – “Lord Don’t Make Me Do It” (Video)

 Being out shorter than a business week, and with over 300,000 views, Lil Durk's "Lord Don't Make Me Do It" is officially a hit.  The video features an assumed psychotic Durk dressed in traditional madhouse attire. The song says some pretty outlandish things and trails the line of good...

Rich Homie Quan Headlining Scream “Back 2 School” Festival

Perfect for the new season, the "Reloaded" emcee is set to headline Scream "Back 2 School" Fest this September. As we know, the tour is respected for showcasing the hottest names, so it's only right the standards are uplifted. Kicking off September 11th, Quan will be joined by K Camp, Jacquees,...

Made in America Festival 2015 — What to Expect, Who to Be Excited For & More

With only a little over a month left until Made in America, it's only right we prepare you for all the greatness you are bound to encounter. This is RESPECT.'s guide to Made in America 2015: -Be fully prepared to walk. A lot! Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a big location and MIA is making sure...

Chance The Rapper Announces ‘Family Matters’ Tour

As we're sure you know, Chance The Rapper is no stranger to the stage. The Chicago emcee has been lighting up concerts and events all over the world, and apparently won't be stopping anytime soon. It seems that the "Miracle" artist will soon be embarking on a tour set to commence this...

AMC’s Bodega Brings Out Curren$y & Charlotte’s Rising Artists

  [caption id="attachment_105556" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Curren$y[/caption] Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of seeing a lot of creative artists perform live at the Fillmore for AMC's Bodega in Charlotte, NC. The hip hop festival brought out a range of acts like Rashaun...

Mick Jenkins Announces Tour with STWO

Mick Jenkins has announced a 31-date U.S. tour (there's three stops in Canada). With his The Water[s] follow-up Wave[s] on its way it seems like the perfect time for the Chicago MC to go back on the road. STWO will be supporting Jenkins at 29 of the tour stops. Check out the tour dates...

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...

Ticket Giveaway To See Your Old Droog & Chelsea Reject

Want to see Your Old Droog and Chelsea Reject July, 24 in Brooklyn? RESPECT. has you covered. Teaming up with Move Forward Music, we’re giving away two tickets to see Droog and Chelsea rock the stage at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn, NY. Just simply @RESPECTMAG on Twitter and tell us your...

Fool’s Gold Announces “Day Off” Concert Series Lineups

The annual Fool's Gold "Day Off" concert series is back after great success last year. The event that was originally exclusive to New York City will hit Los Angeles, Atlanta, Austin, and Miami this year. The New York City Labor Day show, which still is the main event of the series, will be...