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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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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...

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Childish Gambino Is Better Than Drake, According To Childish Gambino posted at 12:59 pm

Childish Gambino recently sat with Peter Rosenberg for The Grammy Museum's Spotlight series. Childish Gambino explained to the journalist that the stylistic similarities the two MCs share might have limited Gambino's music career. However,  being compared to Drake only pushed him to work...

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New Music: Chris Brown feat. Diplo “X” posted at 11:30 am

  In anticipation of his upcoming album, Chris Brown has recently released the title track of the album. On "X," Brown teams up with EDM powerhouse player Diplo, who produced the track. Needless to say, the track is definitely going to be this season's newest club...

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New Music: Big K.R.I.T. ‘See Me On Top Vol. 4′ posted at 11:21 am

The wait is (almost) over! Big K.R.I.T announced that See Me On Top Volume 4 will be released soon.  The mixtape comes shortly after dropping his first official single from Cadillactica, "Pay Attention" featuring Rico Love  and the announcement of the Pay Attention Tour. The mixtape will...

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FreEP: Devine Carama – Something More posted at 10:30 am

While putting the final touches on Believing In Forever, Kentucky's Devine Carama keeps the content flowing. Not only do we have a video for his latest single, "Something More," but Carama drops off a four track freEP, featuring a couple of brief cuts and two more fleshed out records, creating...

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New Music: Mickey Factz – “U(Q)” posted at 10:00 am

Mickey Factz is gearing up for the release of Love.Lust.Lost.II and he gives fans a soulful taste of what's to come. Sampling Erykah Badu's "Out My Mind," Factz expresses his devotion for his love. The record dives into frantic, choppy territory before scaling back, making for a compelling...

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A Look At Tyler, The Creator’s Advertising Of His Upcoming Tour posted at 4:12 pm

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 about his tour and plan on keeping this list updated. The King of merchandise clearly does not need...