Respect Tha God, original member of the legendary rap group “The Perverted Monks” founded by Jeru the Damaja and Afu-Ra, hits again with that melodious, velvety but aggressive manner we all know and love. This time he’s determined to capture not only the attention of his peers but of everyone who truly has a profound appreciation and desire for HIP-HOP. He steps to the head of the class to deliver Work Ethic.
After successfully releasing four albums, Afura presents: Perverted Monks, Life and Times of Russell Ballenger; Altered States; Respect 0.0 three singles, countless features, (Snowgoons; Dj Lord Jazz; White Shadow; etc.) and over 100,000 mix CD’s including Street Heat Vol’s1-6“ all mixed by DJ PF Cuttin; 3rd Earth, Respect is back with “Work Ethic”!. With the mantra FAMILY 1st at the helm, Respect chose carefully and added artists like Gorilla Nems, his brother D.Wayz, and FABID member Mike Rone. Production followed the same formula with beats from CJM family IDE, Dj Black Panther, and the Waxaholiks.
All of Work Ethic has been mixed by DJ PF Cuttin from the original East Coast hip hop group Blahzay Blahzay. Its been Mastered by two time Grammy winner, Tom Coyne, Managing Partner of Sterling Sounds (known for mastering records for A Tribe Called Quest, and others, and RajStar of RVM (engineered for Busta Rhymes, as well as a host of others. Production by Waxaholiks, IDE, AURC, Black Panther, Whallie (FRANCE), LAYZOR GHUNNZZ, and JusBEATS.
Featuring Sol Zales, Q, Mike Rone, NEMS & D. Wayz. Production by Waxaholiks, IDE, AURC, Black Panther, Whallie (FRANCE), LAYZOR GHUNNZZ, and JusBEATS, this album is a true testament to the working class man who puts his FAMILY 1st! (Creative Juices Music/IB Respect Music 2015)