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.

Although Andrew “Pop” Wansel is one of the most in-demand producers in music, he knows he has more work to do before he can call himself a legend like some of his favorite beatsmiths. Pop Wansel, who is still riding high on the success of his production on Usher‘s “Good Kisser,” shared his list of […]

When it comes to crafting classic albums or block-breaking singles, there are few better on the boards than Just Blaze. Since his start in 1999, Just has been a consistent source of heat for new-jacks and established acts alike with a diversity that’s allowed him to supply sonics for everyone from Mariah Carey, Kanye West, […]

With a documentary film and re-release, the twentieth anniversary celebration of Nas’ classic debut, “Illmatic,” has been a non-stop affair. While the album has seen many different interpretations and remixes over the years (most notably Elzhi and Will Sessions “Elmatic LP) we may never see an end to producers putting their own stamp on the […]

There’s a couple of things we know about California native Ty Dolla $ign from his DJ Mustard produced smash “Paranoid” feat. B.o.B. You know that two of his *ahem* ladies are in the club, they know about each other and they have similar taste in cars. But what you wouldn’t know about the Taylor Gang/Atlantic records signee is […]

Media mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs is really trying to have his hands in all facets of entertainment. After recently launching his music television network revolt, Diddy is set to take the lead role in the remake of the gangster classic “King of New York.”   According to Page Six, Diddy has linked up with Brian […]

  Many people think once you get signed to a record label that you’re living on Easy Street, but in all actuality, signing the contract is truly when the work begins. The musical jack-of-all-trades known as Rico Love knows that fact all too well. When he was originally signed to Usher’s Us Records in 2004, […]

  Hip-Hop used to be all about originality and celebrating individuality. However, somewhere along the line, rappers starting coveting beats and flows that were hotter than theirs. To combat that, a lot of rappers started jumping on beats introduced to the world by other artists. While that did breathe new life into the genre for […]

Producer Mannie Fresh has helped create some of your favorite songs in hip-hop since the late ’90s. In an interview with Vlad TV, Mannie Fresh talked about the evolution of the producer in hip-hop music. Fresh also gave a little insight to the type of person another uber-popular producer was at the beginning of his […]

  Nate “Danja” Hills has dominated the pop charts and dance floors with his infectious sound for almost a decade. The Virginia native has crafted hits for everyone Justin Timberlake, Usher and Chris Brown to Britney Spears and Madonna. RELATED: Jay-Z Says, “There Is No Such Thing As Black Or White Music”! In speaking with TheUrbanDaily.com […]

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Looks like Lil Wayne is slipping when it comes to cutting those checks.  The rapper/producer has been slapped with two separate lawsuits by producers who claim they weren’t paid for their services. Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook to stay updated with the latest entertainment news and original interviews!   Andrew “Drews” Correa and Marcus “Infamous” Rodriguez […]