Month: November 2016

Respect The Artist: IVL Discusses New EP ‘The Appetizer’

Story telling has truly become a new found joy of mine. It’s a subject matter that needs the most attention. Mainly because, for the many talents and gifts that belong to the world, several of them lie beneath individuals who can’t find their voice. Allowing yourself to be the source that assists with helping identify…

Tony Sunshine, Kola Rai, Aaron Marcellus & More Perform At Sol Village

Sol Village at SOB’s is an experience that everyone should have at least once in their lives. Tom Leo AKA YouKnowIGotSoul has the best ear for talent! With guest performances from Tony Sunshine, Kola Rai, Aaron Marcellus and more, the event was filled with nothing but good vibes. R&B singer-songwriter, Tony Sunshine, best known for being…

#Respect: Rhymefest Buys Kanye West’s Childhood Home For Good Cause

Early Friday morning, rapper Rhymefest took to his Instagram account to announce that he has purchased the childhood home of Kanye West in Chicago. The rapper is the creative director of ‘Donda’s House, Inc.’ He plans to turn the house into “a community arts incubator.” ‘Donda’s House, Inc.,’ was designed so that the youth of Chicago can have access…

The Level Up: Respect The Pound Host ‘Pieces’ Private Screening Event In NYC

If you’ve been following Respect The Pound for a while, you will know that we love web series here and ‘Pieces’ is one of many that we love. Last week, RTP had the pleasure to organize a private screening for the creators, the cast and the supporters of the series. There were media outlets such as The…

Saraya Niq’s Top 5 Go To Songs Off Of ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’

6 years ago, today, Kanye West released his fifth studio album ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.’ The album came two years after ‘Ye went on a hiatus in Hawaii; where he created a masterpiece. ‘MBDTF’ has features from Jay-Z, Bon Iver, Nicki Minaj, John Legend, Kid Cudi, Pusha T and so many other dope artist. Production of the…

Curren$y Announces New “11/30” Mixtape To Be Released Next Week

If you’ve been keeping up with Curren$y lately then you’ve been around for his “9/30” mixtape, which was released on September 30th, his “10/30” mixtape, which was released on October 30th, and you know what’s coming on November 30th. Yesterday, Curren$y took to his Instagram account to announce that he will be releasing his new mixtape “11/30″ next week…

Rob & Chyna Baby Special Sneak Peek

The first look at Rob & Chyna: Baby Special has been released. The upcoming special takes viewers into the life of couple Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna as they prepare for the arrival of their first child together. https://www.instagram.com/p/BMplrFTgaOF/?taken-by=robkardashian The sneak peek shows Chyna during special moments of her pregnancy from getting a sonogram to…

Respect The Pound Presents: The Underground Takeover Pop Up Shop

Respect The Pound recently hosted ‘The Underground Takeover’ pop-up shop in Brooklyn, New York at ‘Milk River.’ The night turned out to be a huge success! With over 500 confirmed guest, the place was packed as guest indulged in a complimentary open bar while vibing to music provided by Thisis50.com’s own PVNCH who was the official DJ of the…

Respect The Legend: Dave Chappelle Hosts “Saturday Night Live”

Last night, comedic legend Dave Chapelle made his return on Saturday Night Live with a stand-up monologue and a few skits. During the show, Kate McKinnon channelled her inner Hillary Clinton from the blonde wig to the pants suit.  She sang Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” for the segment ‘Election Week Cold Open.’ Afterwards, Chappelle was accompanied by guest star Chris…

Hip-Hop Community Reacts To The Election Of Donald Trump

The results of last night’s Presidential election has everyone in shock. Yes, Donald Trump is the next president of the United States and many people are furious about this outcome. Although Hillary Clinton had more popular votes than Trump, due to our electoral voting system; Trump came out victorious with 276 electoral votes to Clinton’s 218. Trump…

John Legend Releases Video Teaser For ‘Love Me Now’ Starring Baby Luna

Recently, John Legend released a new trailer for his new music video “Love Me Now,”  his first single from his upcoming album Darkness & Light, out December 2nd. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL_NP1mD0UQ&w=560&h=315] The 35-second trailer features Legend’s wife, model Chrissy Teigen, and other happy in love couples. But the main star of the trailer is Legend and…

Respect The Artist: Jaquae Releases New Mixtape ‘You’ll See: The James Harris Experience’

Lisv Brittvny: We’re showing respect to the Harlem native artist that is Jaquae. A true definition of self promotion!  From walking billboards, television monitors on top of cars, and not to mention his elite and charismatic stage presence, there aren’t any limitations to his plays of strategy. The E One Music artist recently debuted his very first…