Kicking off a “Pay Homage” series with their rendition of the song “Respect” by the late great Notorious B.I.G. A trio of rappers from the Midwest: Aasha Marie & Thre both hailing from Chicago, IL and Point Ash from Gary, Indiana, flipped a hip-hop classic.

Each has dropped new music this year, with Aasha Marie releasing her debut album WYWS, Thre of the Nftry label released his new single “Chi Town” and Point Ash released his latest work entitled “Slow Jam Theory.” Collectively, the artists want to make it very clear whom they respect, God and the art of rhyming.

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