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    YG Shares Photo Of Wounds, Announces New Album

    Earlier today, YG shared a photo of his wounds on Instagram. On a lighter note, the Los Angeles native rapper is diligently working on his sophomore album, and clearly nothing is going to stop...

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    New Music: Cadenza – “Foundation (Zed Bias Remix)”

    Revamping UK producer Cadenza's single, "Foundation,"  Zed Bias has released his own remix of the riddim. The Stylo G and Busy Signal-assisted track has leveled up in the department of upbeat...

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    Premiere: Hadish – “On”

    Photo Credit: Hero Drade From the opening line (“They throw dirt on my name ‘til they throw dirt on my casket”) to...

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    The Game – “Everybody On The Floor” Featuring Migos

    California's bad boy The Game just released a hot trap record titled "Everybody On The Floor" which features a stellar verse by the main artist that hilariously mentions the lack of Benzino's...

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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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PREMIER: Yung Louie – “Suave” posted at 12:00 pm

Still riding the success of his 2012 hit single 'Bandz', North Carolina rapper Yung Louie is back today with a brand new visual treatment for 'Suave' which takes the same approach. In the video, the budding emcee takes his talents to the beach in which he's surrounded by fine women, white sand,...

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Flatbush’s 22Love Are Back With Their Latest Visual “Rollin Wit’ Me” posted at 11:00 am

One of Flatbush's youngest monsters coming into the hip hop scene is 22Love. Known for their extremely high energy on wax, visually, and at their performances, the young collective are paying their dues and earning their stripes musically. Their most recent release is the new visual, "Rollin Wit'...

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Loaf Muzik Kill Their Group Cypher At TeamBackPack’s LiveArtNY posted at 10:00 am

Loaf Muzik has been making a lot of noise within New York's hip hop scene and their latest cypher prove their rising buzz. In the midst of their performance at TeamBackPack's LiveArtNY event (with Locksmith, Chris Rivers, Radamiz, and Don Mykel as co-headliners), the crew bust out a live cypher...

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RESPECT. Interview: Into The Wild with Lion Babe posted at 5:07 pm

 Since grabbing listeners by the ear in 2012 with their smash "Treat Me Like Fire", Lucas Goodman and daughter of Vanessa Williams, Jillian Hervey, collectively known as Lion Babe, have emerged as an act not to be slept on. Merging the sounds of R&B, Soul and even Funk, Lion Babe is...

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New Video: Howie Dodat – “S.L.I.S.” posted at 4:50 pm

The New York underground music scene is chock full of emerging talent ready to take their talents to the mainstream. One of the notables that has been making his rounds is Howie Dodat. Loaded with witty punchlines and a knack for lyricism, Howie is a familiar face in New York City as he has...

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Cam Sheely – “Role Model” posted at 3:22 pm

 Atlanta upstart Cam Sheely put some people on notice a little while back when he teamed up with young producer Wondagurl (whose credits include JAY Z, Young Thug and more) to drop "All The Money". With his upcoming project, Keep Me In Mind, due out soon, Cam once again links with Wondagurl,...

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The Black Opera – “Sacred Cow” Featuring Jamall Bufford, Magestik Legend, Obie Iyoha & Johnny Void posted at 9:15 am

Recently, The Black Opera (the artistic collective with roots from Nigeria, Uganda, Madagascar, France and the United States) have released "Sacred Cow", a new self-produced record that introduces new member Johnny Void which explores the topics of injustice, belief and trust. The group has an...