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With just two weeks until "This Unruly Mess I've Made" hits store shelves, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis release their DJ Premier-produced single.

  Today is the birthday of former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal. His health has been failing, and he was in a state of diabetic shock recently, as reported by NewsOne. Friends and relatives of the activist tried to visit him earlier this month but were initially denied access, and only after international supporters rallied behind them were they finally […]

“Ignorance is bliss” has got to be one of the most inaccurate phrases in the history of the human language. That’s probably true, right up until it’s NOT. Ignorance isn’t being stupid, that’s an inability to learn. Ignorance is what you don’t know, and the fact is that most times, what you haven’t learned will […]

The term legend gets tossed around in Hip-Hop pretty willy-nilly nowadays. But despite their best efforts, very few artists have kept the titles throughout the years like Kris Parker aka KRS-One. Years of classic records, albums, battles and moments have solidified the BDP general as an undisputed heavyweight in Hip-Hop. And with nine gold and […]

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 […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Chung King Studios 170 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013 When: March 11, 1989 What: In an effort to promote a positive image of the hip-hop community, KRS-One invites friends and colleagues to join him in the seminal posse cut. The song debuted at #1 on the […]

(*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 […]

Yesterday’s rumor about Lauryn Hill headlining the 2010 Rock The Bells festival had the internets going nuts!

Fresh off of his profile in TheUrbanDaily’s “One Mic” ATL’s Sugar Tongue Slim gets a blessing from the legendary KRS-One after his performance at SOBs.