A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

So R. Kelly’s 13th solo album “Black Panties” is in stores and online today and a number of my friends have been hitting me up asking what I thought. After over 15 years of writing about music I’m used to these inquiries, but I don’t really write album reviews as much as I used to […]

The Urban Daily sat and listened to Michael Jackson’s entire discography. In order to keep ourselves from going crazy, we decided to leave out the multitudes of greatest hits compilations, box sets, remix albums, and anything else primarily consisting of previously released material.  We also decided to stick to just widely released albums, so you […]

Detroit rapper Big Sean released his debut album “Finally Famous” on Kanye West‘s G.O.O.D. Music label. When I listen to Big Sean’s songs I can’t help but draw comparisons to Drake; both artists are obsessed with fame and women, and their lyrical content reflects that. But unlike Drake’s “Thank Me Later,” Big Sean’s debut album is […]

It’s no secret that Beyonce Knowles is obsessed with ‘4’.  So why waste the perfect opportunity to stamp the number on her fourth solo album?  I must admit, “4” definitely exceeds my expectations.  As a whole, the album is pretty cohesive; the songs evoke images of a lovesick Beyonce riding the ups and downs of […]

Pharoahe Monch – W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) Duck Down/War Media You often hear MC’s, producers and artists in general trot out the old quote “if you don’t like it, it wasn’t made for you.” Normally it’s a cop-out reserved for projects that just so happen to be tanking with the critics and fans alike. But […]