Special appearances from Nas, Jay Z, Busta Rhymes & more

As news broke that our beloved icon Prince had passed away on Thursday, people all over the world shared their condolences, many via social media.

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Rihanna is currently riding high off of the monstrous success of her recently-released album ANTI, but that doesn’t mean she’s too busy to engage in a little late-night karaoke fun. Stopping by to help fellow musician Miguel celebrate the 7-month anniversary of his Grammy-nominated Wildheart album, Rihanna and her crew jumped right into the festivities […]

On Dec 3, 8/7 central, The Wiz is heading back to its roots – the stage  – and will be performed live on NBC. Directed by Kenny Leon (he directed Lifetime’s 2012 Steel Magnolias remake), The Wiz Live! will continue the tradition of NBC’s recent trend of live musical performances. We can’t wait to see the show, and here are five […]

During the 67th Annual Emmy Awards last night (September 20), Apple premiered a new advertisement for their music streaming service, Apple Music. The commercial, which was directed by Ava DuVernay, features Mary J. Blige, Kerry Washington and Taraji P. Henson discussing how they used to make mixtapes but now no longer need to thanks to […]

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https://instagram.com/p/6uFLBzDvN2/?taken-by=taylorswift The Taylor Swift brigade is still growing despite her run-in with Nicki Minaj last month. Swift’s 1989 tour is still going strong and continued its Staples Center residency on Saturday. Like in many of her performances, Swift decided to bring out some special guests. It was as if she was trying to convert the entirety of Black America to her side this […]

It seemed like Made In America would be back in Los Angeles this year. That is not the case anymore. The L.A. Times confirmed that the festival will not return to the city for the time being. After being the first location the festival expanded to last year, it appears things hit a snag during the second attempt. […]

Empire really does just keep winning. Mary J. Blige and Terrence Howard will perform “Shake Down” on tonight’s episode, a track that premiered on ETonline earlier today. MJB and Howard go back-and-forth crooning about love, relationships and everything in-between, over the piano-ridden beat. According to the site, Blige plays a character named Angie, someone from Lucious’ past who finds […]

If the “No More” PSA commercials have a “Speechless” campaign that will make you feel uncomfortable watching them, then they’ve done their job. Launched in…

  As Mary J. Blige preps for the release of her new album ‘The London Sessions‘, she treats her fans to a new visual from the LP with “Right Now”.   The forthcoming work from the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul can be pre-ordered here.   Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook!

  The Queen of Hip-Hop soul is back! Mary J. Blige joined Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club to promote her new album ‘The London Sessions‘ and new single “Whole Damn Year”.  In addition to her upcoming project, Mary spoke about her longevity, the climate in today’s industry, relationships, Diddy, Jay Z, and much more.   […]