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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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....

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    Jhené Aiko’s Souled Out Album Drops

    After leaving the music scene in 2003 and returning in 2011 with mixtape .sailing soul(s) and Sail Out in 2013, R&B songstress Jhene Aiko dropped her debut album, Souled Out, today. Aiko is...

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New Album: Him Lo Da Inappropriate “Complimentary Snacks” posted at 5:38 am

The good folks at the Conservative Rap Coalition has blessed us with some hardcore Hip-Hop from Him Lo Da Inappropriate. The Lo Life's new album Complimentary Snacks is all about dragging you back to granite tough beats and Philly street spirited raps that will scar ya brain...in a good way....

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Ariana Grande performed earlier today on the "Today Show." Hit after hit, Grande did not disappoint. After singing and dancing to "Break Free," "Problem" and "Bang Bang" the talented 21-year-old performed one of her most recent release: "Break Your Heart Right Back" featuring yet another...

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New Video: Boaz- “Like This” posted at 4:00 pm

Boaz raps hard in the visuals for "Like This." The track was produced by !llmind and the video was directed by Matt Meehan. Smoothly moving from one angle to another, the video shows the MC spitting bars as he casually stands in front of a fire. Real Name, No Gimmicks Vol. 2 drops next...

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New Music: Ma$e – “Politically Incorrect” posted at 3:26 pm

Ma$e preaches for the people in "Politically Incorrect." In the track, the Harlem MC talks about Ferguson, Mike Brown, George Zimmerman and Obama. The track drops after others like Talib Kweli, Killer Mike, J.Cole and The Game decided to be vocal and take a stand against injustice....

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New Video: Rico Love’s Beautiful World posted at 3:00 pm

Rico Love is on fire this week! Only days after releasing his I Sin mixtape, Love is back on the frontline with the visuals for "He Got Money" featuring Future. In the video you will see the two artists sporting beautiful clothes, surrounded by gold bricks and beautiful girls. What else...

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News: Chance The Rapper Cheers On Jackie Robinson West, Their Win & Chicago posted at 2:30 pm

FOX 32 News Chicago Chance The Rapper gave a beautiful speech honoring Jackie Robinson West, The Little League champions and pride of Chicago. The wordsmith took the mic to talk about the inspiration the team brought to Chicago with their win. It’s not often that we get a chance to learn...

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Beyonce Covers CR Fashion Book 5th Issue posted at 1:50 pm

  Beyonce may just be having the best week ever. After a stellar performance and taking home the gold lifetime achievement award  during MTV's 2014 VMA's, CR Fashion Booklet has now revealed that she will be on their 5th cover issue. The photos were shot by Pierre Debusschere and...