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BET held back not a single ounce of shade following Billboard Music Awards’ Prince tribute. Playing off what seemed to be mass disappointment, the TV network shared a teaser for their upcoming award show with the message, “Yeah, we saw that. Don’t worry. We got you.” In case you missed it: And it seems they came through on […]

Prince‘s legacy is untouchable. In this 5-minute clip from Nelson George‘s documentary Finding The Funk, D’Angelo, Questlove, Sheila E and others come together to share what made the Purple One legendary. From his influence in the shaping of the Minneapolis sound to his fearlessness to take sonic risks, Prince left a lasting mark in music that will never be forgotten. “Prince […]

Legends never really die. That statement is especially true when it comes to artists whose work lives on forever. Today, we celebrate the 58th birthday of The Purple One. And while Prince may no longer be here with us, his genius continues to inspire and bring people together. His music also lives on when it is transformed by […]

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It was a nostalgic weekend for Will Smith, who attended the 9th annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia with his Fresh Prince of Bel-Air pal DJ Jazzy Jeff.

Original A Tribe Called Quest member Jarobi White wasted no time petitioning to have a street named in Phife’s honor, after the rapper’s passing in March. Not only will Linden Boulevard be co-named A Tribe Called Quest Blvd, TMZ reports, but the legendary group will also have a mural painted on the side of Nu-Clear Cleaners–the famous dry cleaner […]

Maxwell hasn’t changed much since 1996, but that’s because he doesn’t have to. It’s the sultry swing of those signature laid-back grooves that make Mr. Rivera so timeless. With “1990X,” the neo-soul vet proves he’s yet to lose it. “Lay here closely beside me,” he croons in his trademark falsetto. “Feel my heart as it’s pounding / We will climax with […]

Pusha T is one of those artists who is so laid back and cool, you sometimes forget how talented and influential he is in the music industry. Thank god for his hip-hop angels Kanye West and Pharrell, who have no problem speaking on his behalf, letting the world know about the prodigy that is King Push. This […]

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 […]

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 […]