Interview: Dyme-A-Duzin Talks ‘Hip Hope,’ Atlantic Records & More

  Things have been extremely hectic for Dyme-A-Duzin. The Brooklyn-bred MC is busy promoting his new album, Hip Hope, & continuing to propel his career to a higher plateau. Already signed to Atlantic Records & an endorsement by Puma to help boost his brand, he's been...

A3C’s 10th Anniversary Photo Recap

Atlanta was jammed packed this weekend for the annual A3C Festival. The festival celebrated its 10th year anniversary with speaking panels, artist showcases, art and more. RESPECT. had photographer Zaakirah Muhammad on site to capture all of the events excitement. Check out the photo set...

A3C’s Periodic Table of Hip Hop

 A3C is vastly approaching. For the festival's 10th anniversary, running October 8th through through the 12th, they've collaborated with Pop Chart Lab to create "The Periodic Table of Hip Hop." The chart features some of the most essential rappers in the game. From (N)as and Dr. Dre (Dr)...

Photo Recap: A3C

    A3C is quickly becoming one of rap's most invigorating and important music festivals. We have never covered A3c, but we have been told of its importance by industry insiders as well as rappers themselves. This year we still were unable to send someone to cover it in its...

New Video: OCD: Moosh & Twist — “Victory”

The Philly duo OCD: Moosh and Twist release this new song "Victory" off the upcoming A3C Volume 2 compilation which hits iTunes on October...

Exclusive Interview x Photos: Clear Soul Forces, One Year Stronger

[caption id="attachment_39409" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Photo by Nina Lincoff/RESPECT.[/caption] When Clear Soul Forces hit the stage at Public Assembly, it was immediately clear that they are a force to be reckoned with. Starting off their brief set with “Keep it Movin,” a sharp...

Howfresh2 Interviews Rich Hil

“It’s cool, Crystal likes girls, so it’s never been an issue” said Rich, when asked about how is long-time girlfriend deals with “female fans” of his now blossoming music career. Richard James Hilfiger (born March 28, 1990 in Manhattan, New York), better known as Rich Hil, had the...