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.

On Monday, the internet was abuzz after a mysterious live stream video of work benches in a large room appeared on boysdontcry.co around 3:30 a.m. EST. Then, at 9:30 a.m. EST, a man could be seen entering the room, with drilling and string music audible in the background.

James Marshall Hendrix is one of the most prolific artists to have ever stepped foot on a stage. Between his stellar guitar skills and reckless behavior, fans ate up his rebel demeanor. Hendrix’ mystique was added to with the inaccuracies surrounding his death. With the observance of Veteran’s Day, The Urban Daily brings you five […]

[ooyala code=”RpZWN3NDqsFiW6Bbg2aVr77V5sWChRLr”] In the next of our “My Favorite Album” stories for Black Music Month, R&B legend Freddie Jackson tells us which Isley Brothers album and song was the soundtrack to his first intimate encounter. “Music isn’t sticking the way it used to,”  Jackson told TheUrbandaily.com. ” But I’m 54 years old and I’m thinking […]

For nearly six decades, Ron Isley has woven himself into the fabric of soul music. The Cincinnati’s  native son got his start recording with his brothers as The Isley Brothers in 1959. From then on, Isley has enjoyed the highs and lows of being a legendary entertainer. From being the only artist to have a […]

Ron Isley’s stint in prison didn’t hamper his desire to release new music.

jungle boogie (jungle –oft attrib to Hindi jangal + boogie – prob alter of bogle – goblin, object of fear) a 1974 hit by Kool & the Gang, frequently sampled by hip-hop artists, perhaps the funkiest piece of music ever recorded.

Marvin Isley, bass player for the legendary Isley Brothers, died June 6th from complications of diabetes at 56.

From SingersRoom.com Legendary R&B veteran Ronald Isley, of the Isley Brothers, is a free man — this after serving a three year sentence on tax evasion charges.