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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 Video: 3di$on Feat. Natho – “Rise & Shine” posted at 4:12 pm

"Rise & Shine" serves as the third single off of 3di$on's forthcoming project, unREAL. The highly-energetic Teo Beats-produced track acts as a recollection into his newly established mindset as both a 22-year-old artist and a man seeking to earn the respect he longs for. Shot and directed by...

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News: Kendrick Lamar Reveals New Music Cover Art posted at 3:03 pm

The King is back. Sort of... Kendrick Lamar recently revealed cover art for a new project that will reportedly be released next week. The new song is entitled, "i" and reports say that Kendrick's new highly anticipated album will have little to no features. Kendrick has also mentioned that...

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News: Lecrae Scores Top Spot On Billboard 200; Jhene Aiko Lands At #3 posted at 1:30 pm

  Christian hip-hop artist, Lecrae, grabbed the number one spot this week on the Billboard 200 chart. It was a tight race between his album, Anomaly, and Jhene Aiko's debut album, Souled Out. However, Anomaly managed to surpass its competition after moving 88,299 units. Souled Out sold...

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The Alchemist Is Releasing The Third Installment Of “Rapper’s Best Friend” Series posted at 12:58 pm

  The Alchemist has been in the game for decades and his hustle is one that isn't dying down. The super-producer has curated tracks for some of our favorite rappers including Mobb Deep, Schoolboy Q, and Action Bronson. The Beverly Hills native is currently working on a joint EP with...

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Beyonce & Jay Z Are Reportedly Working On A New Album posted at 12:56 pm

Hip-Hop's most prominent couple is making sure their legacy is eternal. Shortly after the end of the "On The Run" tour, there have been reports saying that Beyoncé and Jay Z are working on a joint album. Sources close to the superstar couple told DJ Skee from Dash Radio that the they are...

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New Music: DillanPonders – “Johnny Cash” posted at 3:04 pm

DillanPonders gives us a new dark, drug-fueled record. This one will live on the upcoming Smashmouth Mentality 2 project. We get a quick Johnny Cash sample at the end, but otherwise its Ponders quick-paced flow for 2 minutes. Stream...

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The Making of Big K.R.I.T’s ‘Cadillactica’ Episode 1 posted at 2:40 pm

While you wait for the release of the just announced See Me On Top Volume 4 mixtape, watch Big K.R.I.T's making of Cadillactica. In episode 1, see him behind the scenes and the mic while he prepare's new material for his upcoming sophomore...