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National Geographics Marks 25th Annivesary of LA Riots With LA 92

Produced by two-time Academy Award® winner Simon Chinn and Emmy® award-winner Jonathan Chinn, with original music by acclaimed composers Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans. Using only archive material drawn from more than 1000 Hours of powerful footage, LA 92 reconstructs the tumultuous days that changed America. LA 92 premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 21,…

Respect the Artist: Islima Songbird Performs at Harman NYC

  Islima Songbird is a talented and very charismatic singer/songwriter based out of Brooklyn, New York with a sound that will leave you soul searching. This is one singer that has great potential to bring identity back into the world of R&B. Learning more about her, I found out that she had started singing back when…

Respect The Artist: IV L Drops New Banger “Rack Em Up” [Interview]

Ooouuu! Brooklyn got another banger! Last week, IV L dropped a new track called “Rack Em Up” and  I guarantee you its a solid hit! We first introduced you to IV L back in early April with his first single “Trust”. The multi talented artist has since been doing amazing work with his clothing brand…

Artist Ariu$ Has A Story To Tell With His New Song “White Girl”

Here at Respect The Pound, I take value in telling the stories of an individuals artistic journey. Which many times I’ve noticed, tend to be outstandingly interesting. Today I’d like you to get into the story of Lawrence “Ariu$” Alcine and how music has impacted his life for good. Born and raised in Elizabeth, NJ on…

Teyana Taylor Performs Live At Irving Plaza NY 

Last night at Irving Plaza, Teyana Taylor packed out her 4th NYC based show and a “Show” was truly what she gave! Her opening acts from her bestfriend & upcoming artist Jadon did splendid jobs at revving up the crowd before her set as you can catch glimpse of below: But as the energy in…