Fetty Wap, Tink and more model for “Yeezy Season 1″ Collection

[gallery type="slideshow" size="full" ids="109682,109683,109684,109685"] So if you haven't had the chance to peep who's been modeling for Kanye West lately, here's a quick wrap up. At first we got a little teaser in the beginning of the week when a photo of our beloved Fetty Wap circulated of him...

Jinsu – “Still I Rise” (Prod. By Jahlil Beats)

Jinsu makes a strong return from his hiatus with “Still I Rise.” Off his upcoming “Still I Rise” EP, (slated for a 9/24 release) the title track takes a sonically deep and layered approach, delving into intimately personal content and proving his value as a storyteller. Jahlil Beats adds...

Express Yourself: N.W.A is still at the forefront of the fight against police brutality

Spitting rhymes that precursor the #BlackLivesMatter Movement, N.W.A. was not afraid to unleash the ugly truth on police brutality. Their music was the voice of the people, giving fans a glimpse of America’s worst nightmare. With the events in Ferguson and Baltimore acting as mirror images...

RESPECT.’s Artist of the Month: Hafsa Khan

   In the last fifteen years, Columbus, Ohio has evolved in a variety of ways, including becoming home to a professional hockey franchise, being recognized by USA Today as a growing epicenter of fashion, and more recently, the presence of a sprawling art scene, thanks to popular monthly...

The Weeknd Gives Fiery VMA Performance of, “Can’t Feel My Face”

With a freshly released album, it looks like Abel is having a pretty good week so far. During this year's MTV Video Music Awards, artist The Weeknd took over the show with a performance of his highly popular summer hit, "Can't Feel My Face." Utilizing dark lighting per usual, the singer...

A$AP Rocky Creates Mashup VMA Performance With Twenty One Pilots

Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky hit the 2015 MTV VMA stage in an semi-unexpected way. Joining up with self-proclaimed schizoid pop duo Twenty One Pilots, the experimental artist jammed out in a mashup session to bring out the best in both performers. Switching off from verse-to-verse, viewing...

West 2020: Kanye West Announces Presidential Run During VMA Speech

When MTV chose rapper Kanye West to receive the Video Vanguard award at this year's Video Music Awards, they had to have known they were in for some mess. After all, who doesn't know Yeezus will turn the show left if you give him a mic to just talk? From shading MTV for utilizing Taylor Swift...

Respect Magazine’s Unsigned Spotlight – Series 9

Independent artists keep music exciting & always remind us that there is so much talent in the world. Nowadays it is easy to get swamped with all the mainstream music that is out & you often forget to take time out to discover some new sounds that's where Unsigned Spotlight comes in....

Exclusive RESPECT. Interview with Warchyld

Raw, gritty, true hip-hop artists are rare to come across in our generation as it seems everyone puts on a persona of being from somewhere they are not or taking part in activities they actually do not. One artist that has been pure from the beginning of him stepping into the music industry is...

Premier: Verbal Kent – “Add Anesthesia” (Prod. By Kaz 1)

Verbal Kent links with RESPECT. Mag to premier “Add Anesthesia” from his impending new album, “Anesthesia” The Mello Music Group rhymer delivers semi-conscious, deep-seated rhymes over a vibant, up-beat, Jazz-like melody from Kaz 1. Kent’s strength as an intrinsic storyteller organically...