Props can mean compliment / respect / credit, for example:
Erika gets props for the great work she did on the music.
Wiktionary states that props is:
(slang) proper respect or proper recognition for another person; an expression of approval or a special acknowledgment; accolade or accolades; praise.
– I've got to give props to Roger for the way he handled that situation.
How did this word come about? What is its etymology?