Luther Vandross

Wu-Tang Clan member Raekwon loves a good soul sample and he makes that perfectly clear with the latest installment of his #ThrowbackThursday series.   The Chef spits some dope rhymes over a sample of Luther Vandross‘ laid back classic “For You To Love. At the record’s opening, you can hear the legendary producer Willie Hutch’s […]

It’s time for summer cookouts! And no cook-out is complete without music loud enough to make your neighbors complain…. or at least come over and join in the festivities. Here are ten songs guaranteed to provide the perfect soundtrack to your summer BBQ! Total “Kissin You / Oh Honey Remix” Built around a sample of […]

Today we celebrate the late Luther Vandross’ birthday. The Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and producer passed away in 2005 after giving the world over two decades of timeless music. During Luther’s rise to stardom one of his most oft-compared peers was Freddie Jackson. The two enjoyed a friendly rivalry in the 1980s as well as a […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)William Howard Taft High School 240 East 171st St, Bronx, NY 10457 When: 1969 What: The velvet-voiced singer/songwriter graduates high school and dives headfirst into his musical career, eventually selling over twenty-five million albums and winning eight Grammy Awards. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s […]

  Although Luther Vandross was an accomplished songwriter who penned songs for himself and legendary artists like Aretha Franklin, he was also loved for his ability to reinterpret songs that we all knew and loved. This talent put him in a league with singers like Frank Sinatra and Isaac Hayes who were loved for their […]

In light of Valentine’s Day and the lack of respect from older people for the youth’s music -a major discussion has risen throughout the office. We all know where R&B was created and how far it has come. We all know who started it and who’s currently maintaining it. What we do not know is who […]