Saraya Niq

Respect The Sound: ‘Yesterday’ – Punk Adams

Since making his move to L.A. last year, singer-songwriter Punk Adams has enhanced his brand and sound, ready to carve his own lane. The Brooklyn native is stepping back into the spotlight more prepared than ever. With a broad musical taste and the top influences of Frank Ocean, Brooklyn’s own Biggie Smalls and the late great Michael Jackson; it’s hard to…

ATL’s Rising Artist Supakali Releases New Video For ‘Come Up’

Atlanta’s own Supakali has released the new music video for his single ‘Come Up,’ produced by Cash Money Ap. The 27 year old rapper has not only been making noise in his hometown; but he has also been very active in New York. In the video, Kali takes us on a journey through his life growing up and the adversity…

Nick Cannon Talks Trump, Mariah Carey and More on New Standup Special

Nick Cannon gives us his take on the current President, Mariah Carey and a series of other topics in his new Showtime standup special “Stand Up, Don’t Shoot!” The comedy special is set to premier on Friday, February 10th at 9 PM. Nick uses this platform to address the haters and naysayers; also, to discuss everything from the controversial…

Respect The Sound: B Morgan Releases ‘Who Do You Love’ Visual

B Morgan continues to make waves and retain his niche by releasing another dope remake; this time, touching the classic LL Cool J classic track ‘Who Do You Love’ originally recorded by Bo Didley. B Morgan’s passion dates back to about the fourth grade, when the Jamaican born crooner was now a resident of the Bronx, becoming exposed to the wonders…

Tha L. Spot Announces Brand New Television Talk Show

  Tha L. Spot Ent. & P.R. is starting 2017 with major moves! Recently, they announced that their brand-new television show Tha L. Spot Show will premier Thursday, February 2nd at 12pm and 10pm. The 28-minute talk show is by and for millennials who aim to share their perspectives on news, trending topics, and entertainment. Tha L. Spot Show is…

BLAX Closes 2016 Out With ‘Nothin’ Feat. G.R.A.M.Z

Up and coming rapper, BLAX is ending the year off with his new single ‘Nothin.’ On the track, BLAX taps Brooklyn’s own, G.R.A.M.Z to help him address the “fronters” in the world. ‘Nothin’ is produced by Reason. The Milwaukee representer has always had a passion for spoken word. After finding his place in Hip Hop, BLAX utilized the art…

Cameron Jay Celebrates His Birthday And Video Release At Play Lounge

The month of December has been big for Cameron Jay. Last weekend, December 17th, the rapper celebrated his birthday and the video release for his single ‘FWU’ featuring Tru Vocalz at Play Lounge in Queens, NY. The video for ‘FWU’ is marked as Cameron Jay’s very first music video; which is produced by M80onDaBeatz. As the single…

#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…

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…

Sampha Announces Highly Anticipated Album ‘Process’

The time has come! Sampha finally announced that his highly anticipated debut album ‘Process’ is on the way. The 10-track album will include “Timmy’s Prayer” and “Blood on Me.” It is is co-produced by Rodaidh McDonald and is set to release February 3rd, 2017.  For those of you who are not familiar with Sampha and his work; he is…