Derrick “D-Nice” Jones is a man tailor-made for these modern times where skill diversification is more of the rule than the exception. The MC, DJ and photographer has been contributing to the advancement of hip-hop since the late ’80s as a teenaged member of the rap group Boogie Down Productions.  Under the tutelage of KRS-One, Kenny […]

  You’ve heard the “South Bronx” drop over the past few decades. And chances are, if you’re into classic hip hop, you’ve heard the legendary “Criminal Minds” album. But do you know the man behind the production? Here are a few facts about the original member of Boogie Down Productions, Scott La Rock: Scott “La […]

It was a sad day yesterday in the Hip Hop world when the news of Ms. Melodie of “Boogie Down Productions” death surfaced. She was recognized a legend of hip hop and it was indeed terrible news of her loss. A few celebrities shared their sympathy for the tragic loss via twitter. Take a look […]

Sources close to TheUrbanDaily have confirmed that rapper Ms. Melodie, (born Ramona Parker) has died at the age of 43. The cause of death hasn’t been made known to the public yet. However, we do know Ms. Melodie died in her sleep. Ms. Melodie was the ex-wife of rapper KRS-ONE and was a member of […]

(*ED NOTE:This was originally published in September, but we’re bringing this back for World AIDS Day) The tracklist for Lil’ Wayne’s new EP, I’m Not A Human Being, was revealed today, and we couldn’t help but notice that the first track on the album was called “Gonorrhea.”  That inspired us to go back and listen […]