Living R&B legend Anita Baker took time during her show to thank Chance The Rapper for an excellent reason. After her long fight with her former record label over control of her classic records, Anita Baker came out on top in 2021, and Chicago rapper Chance The Rapper was instrumental in making that happen. Anita […]

A quick scan of the top trending topics on the platform features names such as Mariah Carey, Sade, Keyshia Cole, Fantasia, Mary J. Blige, and more listed.

"Lift Every Every Voice And Sing," a poem written by James Weldon Johnson - often dubbed "The Black National Anthem" - was first performed on Feb. 12, 1900. Here's what you need to know about it.

Via their YouTube channel TwinsthenewTrend, 21-year-old brothers Tim and Fred Williams have gone viral for their reaction clips to classic tracks.

When the news of Aretha Franklin‘s passing stretched worldwide, multiple singers offered their condolences while fans began fantasy drafting who should properly pay tribute to the Queen of Soul. Last night in Boston, Kelly Price and Anita Baker were among the first as they did a duet of “Natural Woman,” one of Franklin’s signature songs […]

On Monday, Jan. 20 at 8:00 P.M./7C, make sure you tune in to TV One for URBAN ONE HONORS, a star-studded celebration of Black excellence and achievement. Hosted by our Founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes and veteran entertainer Chris Tucker, many of the top stars in music, film, and television gathered together in lavish fashion. […] If there’s one thing the BET Awards get right nearly every year, it is the lifetime achievement performance. This year was no different as Yolanda Adams, Ledisi, and Marsha Ambrosius all helped host Jamie Foxx pay tribute to the one and only Anita Baker. After the rousing performance, Baker took the stage to accept her award, preaching for […]

It’s been a minute since Troy Ave’s gotten slandered on social media for selling a trey bag worth of albums; calling himself the new Tupac; or hinting at the possibility of dropping dime on Taxstone, but still the Brooklyn rapper will not be deterred and continues to do what he does and rap like there’s […]

Robert Glasper is not only a master musician, he’s one hell of a storyteller. With a Rolodex of famous friends and clients, the musician and multi-time Grammy Award winner has plenty to expound upon. Glasper kicks it with The Madd Hatta Morning Show to discuss where exactly he keeps his awards, raising his son, Carmelo […]

Everyone knows Michael Jordan is one of the best trash talkers to ever set foot on the basketball court.

It’s a gift to make writing about music your life. Jonathan Hailey enjoyed his gift every, single, day he sat down to work. Alongside Jerry Barrow, The Urban Daily’s early beloved Managing Editor, Jonathan made it his mission to share the music that moves us—feel good, gut wrenching, soul-stirring Black music— with a voracious knowledge and […]

@IAMANITABAKER Really girl, I thought we were cool. I guess I should've known something was up when you ignored me — Cheryl Lynn (@itscheryllynn) May 28, 2015 We never thought we’d see the day where legends would have Twitter beef. But we guess it’s a brand new day! Iconic vocalists, Anita Baker and Cheryl […]