About Jerry L. Barrow, Senior Editor

In the next installment of our “My Favorite Album” series, rapper Driicky Graham of “Snapbacks And Tattoos” fame tells TheUrbanDaily.com why Eminem’s The Eminem Show is his favorite of all time. Make sure to download Driicky’s new mixtape Ya Gotta Start Somewhere on Datpiff.com Watch more original video interviews on TheUrbanDaily: MY FAVORITE ALBUM: Honors […]

One listen to Honors English’s  mixtape “State Of The Art” and it’s easy to tell who have been the biggest influences on this lyricist from Trenton, New Jersey. For the next installment of our “My Favorite Album” series for Black Music Month,  the rising star tells TheUrbanDaily.com why Nas’ Illmatic is one of his favorite […]

[ooyala code=”FnNmtxMjrmNdKiUTztMhcmbIcCYeXTBk”] Last year Hip-Hop Icon Kool G. Rap released his latest album Riches, Royalty And Respect on his website KoolGrapNow.com. In recognition of Black Music Month and the popular episode of TV One’s “Unsung” featuring Big Daddy Kane, TheUrbandaily.com asked the vet to take a trip down memory lane.  In this exclusive clip G. […]

“I’m not really good at love advice, I have failed miserably at the whole one-one-one relationship and monogamy,” rapper Too $hort confessed. It was hours before he would continue his press day and head over to XXL Magazine’s offices to record the now infamous video clip where he gave advice to middle school boys on […]

As part of TheUrbanDaily.com’s Black Music Month coverage we asked several of our featured artists to tell us about their favorite or most influential album and the answers were as varied as the artists themselves. Watch the videos below: David Banner on Goodie Mob’s Soul Food [ooyala code=”JwamF3NDpjONSW8YARAiDQGHdNTAWGPo”] Driicky Graham on Eminem’s The Eminem Show […]

For this Black Music Month TheUrbanDaily.com asked some of our favorite celebrities what their favorite or most influential album was and why. To set things off David Banner breaks down why Goodie Mob’s debut album Soul Food was so critical to his development as an artist. READ MORE HOT MUSIC COVERAGE ON THEURBANDAILY.COM David Banner: […]

Keke Palmer is having a great 2014. Right after landing a gig as a talk show host on BET, “Just Keke,” she has now been tapped to be the first African-American to play Cinderella on Broadway. The 20-year-old chocolate covered cutie Tweeted the news out to her followers: “I’m sooooo excited to be doing broadway […]

Wesley Snipes and Terry Crews are just two of the 17 (!)  action heroes taking aim in the third installment of “The Expendables” paramilitary outlaw franchise. After what we’ll just call “an extended vacation” Wesley has joined the team of hired guns and professional grenade throwers for one last hurrah. In a brief chat with […]

With the growing number of reports from around the country of law enforcement officials murdering black men, the discussion dubiously waters down to the “black-on-black” crime rate as some kind of justification for the devaluation of life. The oft-quoted statistic that the “majority of crime against blacks is perpetrated by other blacks” leaves out an […]

In 1999 New York rap duo Mobb Deep unleashed the dark and brooding, “Quiet Storm,” the first single from their fourth album, “Murda Muzik.”  Thanks to a rumbling bass line courtesy of the classic Grand Master Flash and The Furious Five  cut “White Lines,” Havoc crafted one of the most aggressive yet danceable tracks since the days of […]

Months after audio leaked of billionaire Donald Sterling making racist comments about African Americans, his Los Angeles Clippers basketball franchise has been sold to new ownership. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer placed a $2 Billion bid to buy the team after the NBA commissioner banned Sterling for life and forced the sale of the franchise. […]

Bay Area hip-hop veteran Mystic is making a return to music after an almost ten-year hiatus with a new project entitled, “Beautiful Resistance.” The rapper and singer made her debut in 2001 with the full length “Cuts For Luck And Scars for Freedom,” which spawned the hit, “The Life.” Since then she has released several […]