Paterson, NJ producer/emcee Ran Reed has released his latest solo album, Still Commanding Respect. Making his introduction in 1999 with “The Introduction” featuring Cella Dwellas, Ran followed up in 2012 with the compilation album, Respect The Architect 1992-1998, collaborating with producer Nick Wiz. Still Commanding Respect is 20 tracks of raw, boom bap that underground Hip Hop heads have always loved. Produced mostly by Ran Reed himself and a few tracks produced by Nick Wiz, guest appearances include Kool G Rap, Bumpy Knuckles, M.O.P., Sadat X, U.G. (Cella Dwellas), D.V. Alias Khryst, Shabaam Sahdeeq, and more. Physical copies can be purchased at fifthelementonline.com.