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.

Tracee Ellis Ross channels her disco diva mother, Diana Ross, in a recreation of the 1989 music video, "Work That Body."

  Evan Ross is now a married man after he tied the knot yesterday. Gabrielle Union and D.Wade weren’t the only celebrity couple to get…


A tribute to all the actors and actresses who have brought legends back to life through films.

The Grammys keep snubbing Nas. The Queens rapper has been nominated a whopping 13 times and has not won a single award, which is surprising because “Life is Good” was hailed as one of the best albums of 2012. He is not the only great artist who has been upset by the Grammys. Take a […]

Writer/director Tyler Perry has been chasing Diana Ross to get her to star in his films since he became famous. She continues to rebuff his offer because she feels Perry’s films are not on her level. According to industry insiders, Ross believes all the films Tyler Perry has done are films without substance. Diana Ross […]

Race has and will always be a hot button issue. A nonchalant comment can be turned into World War 3, depending on who you’re speaking too. One of the things that really get under people’s skin is interracial relationships. Couples with different amounts of melanin have to deal with random angry looks. The ridicule and scrutiny is intensified when one or […]

Diana Ross’ son, Evan Ross received his first starring part as Tariq in Mooz-Lum. The film deals with relations between Americans and Islamic Americans and is loosely based on director, Qasim Basir. Watch clips from the movie and from behind the scenes in the latest installment of Coming Attractions, brought to you by TheUrbanDaily and […]

As Black musicals go it’s hard to go wrong putting Michael Jackson and Diana Ross in the same flick. But add to that Nipsey Russell and Richard Pryor and you have the makings of a classic. The Wiz, an ambitious re-imagining of The Wizard of Oz with an all Black cast, was filled with hidden […]

For most of the last 40 years, Nile Rodgers has been writing and recording the soundtrack to the lives of people all across the planet.  As part of the legendary disco band Chic, Rodgers co-wrote and performed such classics as “Good Times” and “Le Freak.” He also wrote or produced hit songs for Diana Ross, […]