New Music Premiere: Zak Downtown Feat Casey Veggies – “Hiatus”

New York native, Zak Downtown, is back at again and this time around he is giving us a smooth track featuring Casey Veggies. The newest track, "Hiatus" is the first single from Zak's upcoming debut album. The soon to be hit was produced by Cash Jordan and has a dope sound to it. Zak flows...

Video Premiere: Flex The Antihero – “Violet”

SmashMouth Music Group is gearing up to re-release Flex the Antihero's celebrated SALEM album this January. The new edition will feature four brand new records, as well as a few videos, including the one for the lead single, "Violet." RESPECT. brings you the premiere of the visuals, which...

106 & Park’s Top 10 Moments

  Back in November, BET announced that 106 & Park will go off the air in December and will move to a digital format. So in honor of the show's last televised episode, we composed a list of ten of the show's most memorable moments. Time to take a trip down memory...

VIDEO PREMIERE: Malik Ferraud Drops His New Visual For “Infinity”

Malik Ferraud is a talented artist coming out of Baltimore and after a great year he wraps it up with the release of "Infinity." "Infinity" is the title track off his upcoming album which is also titled Infinity. Malik shows us his intense lyricism as he flows effortlessly over the GoldSoul...

5 Albums We’re Looking Forward To In 2015

2014 had some great albums. Despite everyone saying it was the weakest year for Hip-Hop in ages, these past twelve months gave us some pretty good bodies of work. With that being said, there is a lot to look forward to in 2015. Some of the culture's biggest names are in all out album mode and...

Album Review: J. Cole-2014 Forest Hills Drive

Two things need to be said about J. Cole's third studio album 2014 Forest Hills Drive. The first is that despite what other people may be saying the album does have a concept and it comes together quite nicely. The second is that the album could be considered imitation and sample city but with...

Tyga Invests $5,000,000 In A Company That Produces Gold Rolling Papers!

Former Young Money rapper now turned independent artist Tyga has been in the headlines for a variety of reasons lately. Not only has he admitted that he isn't fond of his old labelmates Drake and Nicki Minaj; there's also the rumored romance he has going on with the youngest sister of the...

Stream & Download A$AP Ferg’s “Ferg Forever”

A$AP Ferg has finally dropped the anticipated mixtape, Ferg Forever, and we are hella happy about it! The DJ Drama hosted mixtape is the first complete project Ferg has dropped since Trap Lord. The mixtape has features from SZA, Big Sean, YG, Twista, and more. You will hear production...

5 Mainstream Rappers That Would Be Great At Battle Rap

Whether you know it or not, battle rap is becoming more at the forefront of our culture. Not only have premier battle leagues filled with undeniable talent popped up all over the world but we are starting to see some mainstream MCs get in on the action as well. We all know that there are...

Video Premiere: Packy feat. Tory Lanez – “Slide”

RESPECT. brings you the premiere of Packy's latest visuals off his forthcoming Same Difference mixtape. "Slide" follows both the Lansing, Michigan native and a young model's day, which includes photoshoots and commutes. Watch it below. Same Difference arrives December...