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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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    Casio G-Shock x September 2014 Collection

      Casio G-Shock has released their September 2014 Collection and it is quite colorful and unique. The collection will feature three different packs: -Hyper Color Series: Features two...

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Interview: ScienZe Talks His Day Job, Working With Blu & That One Time He Met Jay Elec Off Twitter posted at 11:48 am

Welcome to ScienZe class. We know Brooklyn for many reasons and for many artists. Add the emcee ScienZe to that long list. His latest project, Divine ScienZe, is a brilliant, sample-heavy collaboration with the soulful producer King I Divine. Dressed in a Rocket Science NY tank top, two beaded...

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Video: Sene –”Backboards” (feat. Blu) posted at 11:30 am

A new visual treatment from Blu and Sene? Yes please. These next four minutes of gorgeous music are accompanied by borderline-eerie visuals brought to us by directors Pace Rivers and aaronisnotcool. We've seen the latter collaborate with Blu and ScienZe on a number of occasions while Pace is a...

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Brother Ali Announces “Mourning in America” Tour Dates posted at 11:09 am

Brother Ali's new album, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, will be dropping August 21st. In correlation with the release, Ali will be headed out on a 38-city U.S. tour (with a couple of Canadian stops thrown in). The tour will include the Blank Tape Beloved, a 5-piece band...

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Photo of the Day: Nas & His Chipped Tooth posted at 11:01 am

Who rocked a chipped tooth better than Fabolous and V-Nasty combined and still is one of the most insightful street poets of the 2oth century? Nasty Nas, of course. via...

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Style: Stussy x Akeem Team Up for T-shirt Collab posted at 5:41 pm

Tokyo based designer Akeem the Dream has teamed up with Stussy for a brand new t-shirt collection. The line features tees with the classic Stussy Livin' XL logo in cheetah print, a snakeskin Stussy SS logo, a vintage "Art is Life" tee, and a cool blurred skull "Use Hearing Protection" tee. Check...

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N.W.A. Biopic Coming Soon posted at 4:50 pm

Kendrick Lamar is Cali's current and most vivid representation of the west coast life, but it's  time to pay homage and major RESPECT. to the grandfathers of the game. N.W.A. Director, F. Gary Gray is calling out to all young males ages 18-25 to put together almost a splitting mirror cast of...

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Video: Action Bronson Loves His Ice Cream posted at 4:39 pm

What do Action Bronson and ice cream have in common? Take a look at this video to find out. The Queens rapper teamed up with Pitchork.tv to serve up rhymes and cones while reflecting on his past career as a chef. Enjoy the...