INTERVIEW: La Coka Nostra’s Slaine talks about Hip-Hop & his upcoming movie starring Leighton Meester

Throughout his solo career or as member of hip-hop supergroup La Coka Nostra, Slaine has always made his mark on Hip-Hop thoroughly felt. Working with everyone from Tech N9ne to Skam2 to having his own movie starring Leighton Meester, he's entering a new stage of his life, evolving from...

Meow The Jewels Could Become a Real Thing

Killer Mike and El-P are gearing up for the release of the sequel to their critically-adored Run The Jewels album. While the anticipation for the album is more than enough, some attention ws taken off the actual project when they sent out a tongue-in-cheek e-mail full of crazy pre-order...

A Look At Tyler, The Creator’s Advertising Of His Upcoming Tour

Tyler, The Creator announced in between two Instagram pictures that he will be hitting the road soon. True to his charmingly layed back yet hectic character we compiled his tweets and instagrams about his tour and plan on keeping this list updated. The King of merchandise clearly does not need...

Dancers, liquor and cigars, here is how NAS celebrates 41

  Photo Credit: Prince Williams Last night NAS was celebrating his birthday with Hennessy V.S in Atlanta. After closing the One Music Festival at Lakewood Amphitheater, NAS arrived with his crew (of 25) and partied. Dancers, liquor and cigars, here is how NAS celebrates...

Shepard Fairey Asks That We Put Our Arms Down & Pick Up A Brush

  The mastermind behind the iconic Obey Giant is back at it again. Shepard Fairey has spent the last few days curating a piece for the residents in Berlin, Germany, courtesy of Urban Nation. His newest piece titled, "Make Art, Not War," tells viewers to put their arms down and pick...

Lil’ Kim Is Back To Her Hard Core Ways

The wait is finally over—Lil' Kim's latest mixtape, Hardcore 2k14: Back 2 Da Streets is here after multiple delays. This follow up to 2011's  Black Friday is a huge improvement to that flop of a mix. With features from Jadakiss, French Montana, Yo Gotti, Cassidy, TLZ, Young Bonds, and B....

Premiere: Dinero Dynasty – “Toni Braxton”

Dinero Dynasty, hailing from the Westside of Chicago, drops off his sultry, soulful single and RESPECT. has it for you first. Pinning guitar strings with a screwed up chorus, this one will have you wishing you were riding wit Toni Braxton,...

Premiere: Stream Jody Duff’s Mulatto

Chicago continues to run laps around the rap game. 19 year-old Jody Duff is among the crop of young talent making noise in the city and today RESPECT. brings you the exclusive stream of his latest project, Mulatto, a day ahead of its release. The 11 track project focuses on Duff's daily life,...

Premiere: Jazz Cartier – “New City New Legend”

Jazz Cartier continues Toronto's new, significantly darker sound on his latest release, "New City New Legend." The Six representative is gearing up to drop his Marauding In Paradise project and RESPECT. brings you the new single first. Over a pulsating beat, Cartier delivers frantic flows and...

Video Premiere: SeT – “Until Then”

RESPECT. brings you the premiere of SeT's new video for "Until Then," featuring Haviah Mighty. The record appears on SeT's AuRA LP and has a cool, laid-back feel, which the video reflects. Starting off with a sunny day at the skate park, the visual ends under the city lights  at night. Check...