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.

While I had mixed feelings about his debut album, Sleepy Brown’s single “I Can’t Wait” still gets regular rotation in my music playlists. Thankfully he seems to have recaptured that cognac sipping groove that made  “Wait..” such a hit on his new song “Awhile.” Awhile is a seductive, smokey track complete with a  soliloquy from the […]

On TV Land’s new sitcom “The Soul Man,” Cedric ‘The Entertainer’ plays Reverend Boyce ‘The Voice’ Ballentine, an R&B superstar-turned-minister who relocates to St. Louis with his family to preach in his father’s church. Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook to stay updated with the latest entertainment news and original interviews! So for Black Music Month it […]

Happy Birthday Barry White! 67 years ago today the Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and producer was born in Galveston, TX. White first made a name for himself as a songwriter in the 60s and 70s before reluctantly embarking on a solo career. Lucky for us he overcame his fear of performing and released his […]

With the increasing number of films aimed towards black audiences in the early 1970s, filmmakers realized that they couldn’t turn to Henry Mancini to provide the musical backdrops for these movies.

In light of Valentine’s Day and the lack of respect from older people for the youth’s music -a major discussion has risen throughout the office. We all know where R&B was created and how far it has come. We all know who started it and who’s currently maintaining it. What we do not know is who […]