books

The most troubled have the most captivating life stories. Gucci Mane has always been able to capture his own story with a pen and pad, but now he’s about to put it all down in an autobiography. He revealed on Twitter that the project is already in motion, and will be out some time in 2016. The life […]

A new book about late singer Whitney Houston and her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, is on the way. Ian Halperin penned Whitney & Bobbi Kristina: The Deadly Price of Fame, and it will center around the Houston family, according to The Wrap. This is the eighth book by Halperin that’s celebrity focused. He’s also written Unmasked: The Final […]

Despite the glimpses into celebrity life we get on a daily basis thanks to social media, nothing beats getting an in-depth story straight from the source. In honor of World Book Day, add nine of the best music must-reads to your Kindle roster. One Day It’ll All Make Sense – Common   Common delves into his […]

Tupac Shakur was many things — intelligent, charismatic, enigmatic. It’s no surprise that he was well-read. In a list first compiled by Hip Hop is Read, we can see the extensive list of classics and anthologies read by the rapper-actor. Take a look at some of the books he read. You never know, you just […]

Recently minted New York Knick Metta World Peace released his first book, “Metta’s Bedtime Stories,” with proceeds going to help children with mental health issues. RELATED: Metta World Peace Signs With Knicks, 9 Things He’ll Miss About L.A. “Little things like this make a difference and this fell in line with everything we’re doing,” he […]

The New York Yankees might be battling for playoff position, but there is one man who makes sure the Bronx Bombers stay in good standing with the community. Ray Negron, Community Adviser for the Yanks, has spent four decades with the organization making sure that the players visit local schools and hospitals to interact with […]

In his recently released book “Pass The Torch: How A Young Black Father Challenges the ‘Deadbeat Dad’ Stereotype” author Jamiyl Samuels shows the positive side of the Black family. Through his own W.R.E.a.C Havoc Publishing imprint Samuels refutes the negative images propagated in the media about young Black men as irresponsible, violent, and ignorant.   […]

Riddle me this–even though relationship books generate millions every year, why are there hardly any how-to books for men? 5 Reasons To See “Think Like A Man” TheUrbandaily.com sat down with several of the leading ladies of Think Like A Man, stars Gabrielle Union, Meagan Good and Regina Hall, to find out which chapters they’d  […]

T.I. talks to Nnete from The Madd Hatta Morning Show about working with Big K.R.I.T., Taylor Swift, his first novel Power and Beauty, how personal he is going to get on his VH1 reality show, his son’s rap career and losing Heavy D. Recent Posts and More Exclusives: 2011 VETERAN’S DAY FREE MEALS AND DISCOUNTS […]

The Urban Daily sports blogger Jamiyl Samuels aims to show Black fathers in a positive light with his upcoming book. “Pass The Torch: How A Young Black Father Challenges the ‘Deadbeat Dad’ Stereotype” tackles the hot-button issue of fatherhood in the Black community and the affect the lack of a father figure has on young Black males. […]

The other half of the Clipse Malice will be releasing a book on Valentines day February 14, 2011 titled “Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind, and Naked.” I do know Malice has been planning this move for a while and I am glad to see the book being published. Malice offered this statement about “Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, […]