Jay Electronica’s Twitter style is similar to his method of releasing music. He doesn’t give us much, but when he does, it hits with a potent blunt force that few can match.      He dropped some of that knowledge on Twitter yesterday. What started as a discussion on black-on-black crime in America in the wake […]


  The Cleveland Cavs are in Brooklyn for a game against the Nets. During the pregame warm-ups, several players showed their support for slain Staten Island man, Eric Garner.   Activist and co-author of Jay Z‘s ‘Decoded’ dream hampton, confirmed with The Urban Daily that the former minor owner of the Nets hand-delivered the “I […]

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Ever since being barred from entering the U.S., Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, has kept himself out of the public. Aside from making a public appearance with Dave Chappelle, the rapper/actor had a relatively quiet 2014. But he broke his silence recently with a three-minute reflection on the events that have transpired around the nation […]


In the midst of protests in reaction to the non-indictment of Daniel Pantaleo, the Staten Island cop responsible for choking and killing Eric Garner, Twitter erupted in one of the most powerful hashtags we’ve ever witnessed: #CrimingWhileWhite. This hashtag allowed White people to share their experience with police officers that often ended with a pat […]

Azealia Banks never misses the opportunity to drag her arch nemesis Iggy Azalea through the Twitter mud. Last night, in the wake of a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict the officer who murdered Eric Garner with an illegal chokehold, she had a few issues to take up with the “Fancy” rapper. MUST […]


While thousands of protestors marched in New York City to protest the non-indictment of Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the murder of Eric Garner last night, the usually upbeat Daily Show host, Jon Stewart opened his show on a somber note. MUST READ: #ICantBreathe: Protestors Demand Justice For Eric Garner “I honestly don’t know what to say. If comedy […]


Mike Brown, a name we’ve all come to know, was killed August 9 in Ferguson, Mo. by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. Philadelphia rapper Chill Moody penned, “We’re Worth More” the day after. Chill wrote a letter that would later become his art work for the song: I wrote this song August 10th, the Monday […]

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After a Staten Island grand jury on Wednesday decided to not indict New York Police Department officer in the death of Eric Garner, the unarmed Black man…

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In the aftermath of a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York Police Department officer in the chokehold death of Eric…

“An eye for an eye leaves the whole word blind.”- Mahatma Ghandi Alicia Keys has shared a stirring new video in the wake of a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantoleo in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. The native New Yorker released “We Gotta Pray,” to channel her […]


  Once the announcement that there wouldn’t be an indictment of the officers involved in the death of Eric Garner, social media erupted in outrage. Rappers and celebrities alike used their voices to vent in frustration. ‘ Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook!