Friday, 28 June 2013 16:46
In this interview with TheUrbanDaily.com singer Raheem DeVaughn talks to us about his new album, “A Place Called Loveland” and his sexy new single, “Love Connection.” Must Watch: K-Ci and Jojo Respond To Drake’s “Jodeci Freestyle” [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]“Musically I bring people together. I think that’s what my music does,” he says. “You can’t have that situation without that kinetic energy. That’s what the song is about…”Watch as “The Love King” talks about his popular radio show, how technology impacts relationships and what the #TouchYourSelf movement is all about.
Friday, 28 June 2013 16:30
While the videos are as different as night and day (No pun intended) the sentiment that their fans will walk away with will be very much the same. All kabillion of those people will be happy!Take a look at the newest sneak peek video for Jay-Z’s Holy Grail release featuring Jay, Rick Rubin, Swiss Beatz, Pharrell Williams and Timbaland for Samsung! Now on a totally different scale, check out the latest video that Em has released which shows him discussing his drug addiction problem. The trailer comes from the new Documentary How To Make Money Selling Drugs. It’s a moving piece check it out!
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 15:53
As one of the bright young voices in Hip-Hop, Kendrick Lamar has taken the culture by storm garnering praise and cosigns form West coast luminaries like Snoop Doog and Dr. Dre while simultaneously receiving comparisons to east coast classic-makers like Nas for his first album Good Kid M.A.A.D. City. Painting vivid pictures of his life as a kid in Compton have been deemed impressive but it turns out he may have had some help.In an interview with TheUrbanDaily.com entitled “My First Car” he revealed that the van on the front cover was in fact the van talked about throughout the entire album and that he really did use it to pick up homies such as J Rock and dealt with complaints from his parents who really were in the video for “Backseat Freestyle.”Watch the full video below:
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 15:50
Welp! It’s happened again. This time it’s Fat Joe who will be headed to Federal Prison for four months on tax evasion charges.AllHipHop.com is reporting that Fat Joe plead guilty to evading his tax responsibilities. However he claims that “fancy guys in bow ties” are the ones who mishandled his finances and helped him to the current position that he is in now.He did not only received the four months in prison however. Joe will also have to pay a $15,000 fine and be on one year of supervised release once he is free from prison.Fat Joe has reportedly failed to pay $718,038 in taxes from 2007 - 2010. He told U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy Waldor that he will repay the entire sum. Although he lives in Miami, FL he made monies in New Jersey through Terror Squad Production Inc., Miramar Music Touring Inc. and FJTS Corp.Per Cliffviewpiolet.com, He remains free on $250,000 bail and must report to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons on Aug. 26 to begin serving his sentence.We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 15:45
After the overwhelming response we received to the video premiere of Joe’s “I’d Rather Have A Love,” TheUrbanDaily.com, Interactive One and Massenburg Media are happy to offer our readers an exclusive first listen to Joe’s new album, DoubleBack: Evolution of R&B. It will be released July 2 via Massenburg Media and is available for pre-order on iTunes at http://smarturl.it/iPreDoubleback. Joe enlisted superstar producers Stargate (Ne-Yo, Beyonce) and DOA (Tyrese, Wale) to collaborate on the new album, but More than half of the album was written, produced and or arranged by the soulful crooner himself!Check out the tracklist, production credits and the SONGS below! Continue to The Urban Daily...
Friday, 21 June 2013 15:54
While everyone oohed and aahed over Kaidance Donda West, the rumored name of Kim Kardashian's and Kanye West's baby girl which allegedly honored his mother, the late Dr. Donda West, and his musical prowess simultaneously, Kimye had a surprise up their sleeves.According to a birth certificate obtained by TMZ, the rumors that began circulating months ago were correct:Kim and Kanye have named their daughter North West.TMZ has been wrong before, so maybe there is still hope — but it's slim.US Weekly reported earlier today that according to their sources, the name definitely didn't begin with a 'K,' and apparently, they were correct.The 'K' theme was in keeping with the Kardashian klan, which has a Kim, Kourtney, Kris, Kendall, Khloe and Kylie among them.Hopefully mom and dad will make an official announcement soon.Until then, we owe Jay-Z and Beyonce a huge apology. Blue Ivy is really not so odd, after all.
Friday, 21 June 2013 15:40
"Real Housewives Of Atlanta's" Kenya Moore (pictured) was reportedly ordered by a Fulton County, Ga., judge on Tuesday to "twirl" herself right out of her rented mansion, after Moore's landlord sued her for failing to pay May's rent and for not complying with certain terms and conditions of the lease, according to RadarOnline.The former Miss USA (and don't get it twisted!) was reportedly $848 short on May's rent, but her landlord's, Conya Weems, main concern is reportedly that she has been inundated with neighbors' complaints about Moore who reportedly call her "the neighbor from hell."An unnamed source says, "Owners are concerned that the value of their properties are going down because she [Moore] has not maintained the landscaping, nor the pool, has even stored furniture outside and her dog is always on the loose." The source went on to reveal that the homeowner is incredibly upset at what is unwanted attention that has been caused as a result of Kenya moving into the neighborhood."The eviction notice was a last resort, according to Weems who told RadarOnline that while she tried to pursue friendlier avenues in resolving the court documented issues with Moore, she was unfortunately met with resistance. After court,…
Friday, 21 June 2013 15:33
In the May 17 deposition, Deen allegedly confirms allegations brought by Lisa Jackson, the former general manager of her Georgia restaurant, that she used the N-word around her and that her brother, Bubba Hiers, sexually harassed her. Jackson filed a $1.2 million lawsuit against Deen over the alleged treatment and remarks last yearIn the suit, Jackson recalls a time in 2007 when Deen had her cater Bubba's wedding. When she asked Deen what the servers should wear, Deen allegedly gave the following response:"Well what I would really like is a bunch of little n***ers to wear long-sleeve white shirts, black shorts and black bow ties, you know in the Shirley Temple days, they used to tap dance around. Now, that would be a true Southern wedding, wouldn't it? But we can't do that because the media would be on me about that."When asked by Lisa'a attorney if she had used the N-word, Deen allegedly admits, "Yes, of course." She then shares times she said the word. Pertaining to racist jokes, Deen brushed them off. "It's just what they are — they're jokes...most jokes are about Jewish people, rednecks, black folks...I can't determine what offends another person."Perhaps the most disturbing…
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 15:28
The rapper's 12th studio album will be available to Samsung Galaxy users 72 hours before its official release on 4 July Jay-Z has surprised fans by revealing details of a 12th studio album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, due for release in less than three weeks' time. Jay-Z made the announcement during an advert break of the NBA Finals. In a three-minute promo video featuring Rick Rubin, Pharrell Williams and Timbaland, he says: "The album is about this duality of how do you navigate your way through this whole thing, through success and through failures, and remain yourself? For complete story click here
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 15:24
DETROIT, MI - Get ready to rock at the Michigan Science Center. The museum, at 5020 John R, will unveil to the public Thursday a new exhibit called that show visitors how science and technology have changed the way music is made today. The exhibit is expected to included "a series of fun, engaging musical displays" and all visitors to "create their own compositions, remix famous songs and even use state-of-the-art technology to record themselves as singing, guitar playing and drumming rock stars," according to a press release. For complete story click here
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 15:20
Former NBA superstar Allen Iverson has returned his kids to their mother ... and insists he was NEVER holding them hostage in the first place ... at least that's what A.I. claimed in court last week. We broke the story ... Iverson's ex-wife filed court docs insisting Allen had all 5 of their kids holed up at an Atlanta hotel and refused to hand them over to their mother on the designated swap date. For complete story click here
Thursday, 13 June 2013 19:39
Civil Rights leader Medgar Evers (pictured) was a trailblazer for racial equality in the South, all while displaying a tireless dedication to self-improvement, education, and fair treatment for citizens in his native Mississippi and abroad. On this day 50 years ago, Evers was killed in the driveway of his home by a Ku Klux Klan member who lived free for a time after the senseless murder. NewsOne takes a brief look back in the life of the late, great Medgar Evers.Born in the small town of Decatur July 2, 1925, Evers was one of five children to his parents, James and Jesse. The family lived on a small farm, while the Father worked in a nearby sawmill. Young Medgar would have to walk 12 miles to school each day, eventually earning his high school diploma. In 1943, Evers was drafted in to the U.S. Army and fought in World War II in the countries of France and Germany. Discharged honorably in 1946, after earning the rank of sergeant, Evers entered in to Alcorn College (now Alcorn State University) to study business administration. Just a year before his graduation from the college in 1952, Evers married Myrlie Beasley (now Myrlie…
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 16:36
Rapper talks about 'Yeezus,' family and career in a wide-ranging interview Kanye West has no regrets. In a rare and far-reaching interview with The New York Times, the oft-controversial rapper talked about his new album, Yeezus, compared himself to Michael Jordan and Steve Jobs, expressed frustration for not receiving the recognition he believes he is due and pinpointed the moment he knew he was "going to be a big star." And he would have done all of it all over again. "I don't have one regret," he said. For complete story click here
Tuesday, 11 June 2013 19:27
This week, the George Zimmerman (pictured) murder trial will begin. Here, is an overview to help you stay abreast of the case. JURY SELECTIONThe trial against George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin will begin with jury selection. This is the most-important phase of the case. In jury selection, the prosecution and the defense attempt to reveal any biases of potential jurors. If they do not remove jurors with biases, the case may be compromised by that juror causing a hung jury or bringing in their biases in their decision of a verdict. These biases may include any history of being a victim of violent crime, if potential jurors have their minds made up about the case, or if they were involved in any organizations that may have racial biases. The potential jurors will be questioned about media exposure and what they know about the case. With the large amount of media coverage and the defense releasing potential evidence to the media, jurors will be heavily questioned about this exposure. OPENING STATEMENTSIn opening statements, the prosecution and defense get to tell the jury what testimony they expect to come from the witness stand during the trial. The prosecution…