The world seems like it’s in the mood for R&B. Perhaps with all the turmoil surrounding the economy and other global happenings, people are retreating from the frustrating public world and returning to their personal worlds. In these worlds of relationships and emotion, R&B is the perfect soundtrack. With recent critically acclaimed albums from the [...]
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There’s a void in R&B and Soul music. For every song about drugs and one night stands, there’s no aspirational or motivational counter-punch. That’s where Bryan Sledge, aka BJ the Chicago Kid comes in. The passion in BJ’s voice can be felt instantly. A throwback to the days of Marvin Gaye, the Chicago crooner has [...]
Estevan Oriol is a legend in the game. The esteemed L.A.-based photographer has snapped pics of everyone from Al Pacino to 50 Cent, and he’s especially well known for his gritty black-and-white style. RESPECT. sat down with Estevan to look back on his career and find out what he’s been up to. I know that [...]
We all know Action Bronson is the official Chef of Queens, New York. But have you ever actually seen him cook anything? Noisey put the Bronsolino up against Al Mercato, a famous Italian chef based in New York. If only we could taste through the computer screen….
What would a sports show be without Tyler the Creator?! He joins Peter Rosenberg to break down his most athletic moments, from his days as an Olympic sprinter to his most recent stunt as a professional wrestler.
Fat Trel has spent the last few years of his career trying to establish himself as one of the few hood rappers from the Capital District. While at first getting support from DC neighbors like Wale, the big man is putting his Slutty Boy team on his back and putting in work on his own. [...]
“Rappers get old. Their music stays the same age.” With this simple observation in mind, Paul Iaanacchino Jr. ventured out into that nebulous milieu we call the rap world and emerged with Adult Rappers, an upcoming documentary about the rappers who’ve come face to face with the contradictions and difficulties that emerge when rap and [...]
Jonathan Mannion is perhaps hip-hop’s most well-known photographer, and for good reason: he’s responsible for some of the most iconic images of your favorite rappers. Just type his name into Google Images – trust me, you’re already hip. Always humble, Mannion has teamed up with Skillshare, a free online education platform, for a beginner’s class on portrait [...]