Entertainment

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.

And so it begins. It’s been two weeks since Prince’s passing, and technology company Hologram USA is already considering a projection in his likeness. “We are mourning the loss of Prince along with his millions of fans,” CEO Alki David said. “If at some point in the future his estate and the fans feel a hologram performance would be a […]

The Sound

They tried to silence Tupac. They failed. A little over a decade after his death, he rose from the dead as a hologram to rock Coachella. Billie Holiday will get the same treatment. The late jazz singer is getting resurrected as a hologram in Harlem’s famous Apollo Theater. Created with Hologram USA, Holo-Holliday will make its […]

The Life

Few vocalists have left the impact that Billie Holiday has on R&B and music at large. Billie’s powerful voice and poignant songs expressed the sorrow of a generation in a way that’s clawed at souls for decades, and that we still feel on her 100th birthday. Frank Sinatra called her “the greatest single musical influence on me.” […]

The Sound

Today marks Billie Holiday‘s centennial, and the world is celebrating the legacy of the songstress. Nicknamed “Lady Day,” her powerful vocals have found their way into hip-hop quite a few times, be it rappers cleverly reusing her lyrics or choosing to invoke some of her best music. In honor of Billie Holiday’s 100th birthday, The Urban Daily […]

Men in industrial tailored suits weren’t the only people breaking racial barriers. These beautiful women fought with their talents and charm rather than protests and sit-ins (not that there’s anything wrong with the latter) to condemn racial injustice. These audacious women made history, here’s there contributions to Black history. We bet this wasn’t in your […]