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    Raury – “Devil’s Whisper”

    During a beautiful night in Austin, Texas during SXSW this year, Raury sat on a curb on 6th Street, just chilling with friends. On the way to see The Black Opera, I approached Raury and told the...

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    Interview: Meet E.G. Young

      We recently sat down with E.G. Young this week and was given the opportunity to interview the newly emerging Southern Californian MC. Instead of focusing on just one project, or issue, we...

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    New Video: Raz Fresco – “Up North”

    Raz Fresco, the young and gifted rapper and record producer from Brampton, Ontario, just released a warm, retro nouveau video for "Up North", a single from his latest mix tape "Pablo Frescobar",...

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    RESPECT’S Artist of the Month: Olivia Odiwe

    London-native Olivia Odiwe has been making waves within both the art and Hip-hop communities with her creations. With a unique style in tow, the 23-year-old has rightfully earned her spot as...

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    Premiere: Kelow – “I Got That”

    DC Femcee, Kelow, has returned with her new track "I Got That". Produced by Trip Dixon. As Kelow preps for her new EP Amethyst Stoner which is due to release in July. She release "I Got That"...

  • RESPECT. Interview: MK Asante

    As a decorated author, promising filmmaker, and powerful lyricist, MK Asante is becoming a dynamic voice of literature and Hip-Hop culture. MK’s critically acclaimed memoir, “BUCK” has had a...

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    Donald Glover (Childish Gambino) Covers Bruno Mars’ “Marry You”

    If you didn't think Donald Glover (or Childish Gambino) could make a chart-topping R&B hit a record of his own, with his own flair, guess again. The rapper-slash-former full-time actor sung Bruno...

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    Soulin’ Through The Internet: Ego Death Release

    The Internet is back with feel good music for the summer! The Odd Future (in which we heavily hope isn't permanently broken up) extension dropped their Ego Death album today, and just like...

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    RESPECT. Interview: Daye Jack on New Album “Soul Glitch”, Atlanta & His Fears

    A day after his listening party, Daye Jack and I sat on the ninth floor in the building where Warner Music Group is situated to converse about “Soul Glitch”, his musical influences, new music...

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    Bad Boy Celebrates Twenty Years

    In case you missed it, Bad Boy Entertainment recently celebrated 20 years of being one of the best labels the world has seen. At this year's BET Awards, the world got to witness a ten minute...

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Random New Yorkers Recite Action Bronson’s “Beautiful Life” Verse posted at 7:00 pm

In a funny, new short video segment produced by Duck Down, random New Yorkers read Action Bronson's lyrics out loud and try to make sense of it. This segment highlights a Bronson verse from Statik Selektah's new single "Beautiful Life" from his forthcoming album, "Lucky 7" set to release on...

Afro-Latino Fest NYC 2015 Ticket Giveaway posted at 5:47 pm

Afro-Latino Festival is throwing it’s 3rd edition of this highly celebrated event and want you to join them. July 10th-12, ALF kicks off it’s three-day event of 20+ artists, expanding to three separate locations, celebrating culture of over 10 countries. The event includes the Opening Gala,...

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New Music: Slim Vicious – ‘Sounds Of Art’ posted at 5:13 pm

DMV native SlimVicious just dropped his brand new 15-track Sounds Of Art project. The Hippie Outlaw Vision front-runner, opens the LP with a snippet of Bob Marley's unforgettable interview where he states, "My richness is life," to set the mood for listeners. In correlation to the title,...

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New Video: Stupid Genius – “Chosen” posted at 4:47 pm

Boston hip-hop group Stupid Genius returns today with a new visual for 'Chosen'. The single is a standout track from his project which is cleverly named Stupid Genius: The Mixtape. Check out the visual...

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Brooklyn Museum’s “The Rise Of Sneaker Culture” Exhibit Opens Next Weekend posted at 4:43 pm

A few months ago the legendary Brooklyn Museum announced one of the most exciting exhibits for all sneaker connoisseurs alike: “The Rise Of Sneaker Culture” exhibition. Well it's almost here, starting next weekend on July 10th up until October 4th, don’t miss the visual storyboard of the...

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New Music: Driicky Graham – ‘My Way’ (Remix) posted at 4:27 pm

Driicky Graham gained widespread buzz for his popular hit “Snapbacks and Tattoos” which surfaced back in 2012. With a few years passing since, Driicky has had time to further himself as an artist and he's looking to reestablish his footing in the game. For Graham's latest release, he...

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Shy Glizzy assists Johnny Cinco on “We Here” posted at 3:59 pm

Recently releasing his project "Trap Religious," Johnny Cinco hits us with a bonus track entitled "We Here" featuring XXL Freshman Shy Glizzy. Listen Below. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/212974626"...