Grambling State University Alum Erykah Badu Is Donating Concert Funds To Clear Detroit Rape-Kit...

This is incredible. Erykah Badu is lending her name, talent and time supporting the African-American 490 Challenge, which is “raising money to fund the scientific testing of the...

Nicki Minaj Says She Wants To Visit Howard University To Talk About Her Paper...

It seems Nicki Minaj is having another good year, but we don't get blimps for that. The 34-year-old rapper basically won in her attempt to "break the Internet" with...

Kendrick Lamar Designs Reebok ‘Ventilators’ That Symbolize Gang Unity

Hip Hop Wired Kendrick Lamar is sticking to his guns of not only being a messiah for the hood, but not adoring his feet with any glitzy sneakers,...

Super Bowl — Beyoncé Runs Twitterverse

When Beyoncé recorded ‘Run the World (Girls),’ she almost certainly spoke for herself.   Grammy Award winner Beyoncé Knowles electrified fans the world over during her performance at...

Sean “Diddy” Combs’ REVOLT TV Added to DirecTV

On Christmas Eve, REVOLT, Diddy’s multi-genre, multi-platform network that focuses on artists and the music industry, announced a deal with DirecTV that will provide customers the option...

Oakwood University’s Aeolians Choir to Compete in World Choir Olympics

The Aeolians Choir of Oakwood University has been invited to compete in the 7th World Choir Games, the world's largest international choral competition. The 2012 competition will...

Here Is Why VSU Should Cut Famous Dex From Their Homecoming Show Roster

The internet hasn't gone as crazy as one would suspect after seeing footage of up and coming rapper Famous Dex physically abusing his girlfriend, and from the...

DSU Welcomes Music Chair and Director of Choral Activities

Delaware State University’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences has announced two new important appointments within its Department of Music. Dr. Horace B. Lamar, Jr., has been...

Miss Mykie: From Howard University to ‘106 & Park’

It's always hard for fans when the hosts of “106 & Park” change. Though AJ and Free, the original hosts, left the show in 2005, a Google...

Album Release Dates For Fourth Quarter

The Urban Daily's Ariel Cherie hooks us up with the hottest albums yet to come in the 4th quarter. Check this out: Here’s a look at when the...

Willie Beema – HBCU Artist Spotlight of Florida A&M University

Name: Willie Beema Genre: Hip-Hop School: Florida A&M University Website: www.reverbnation.com/williebeema Bio Born and Raised in Jacksonville, FL. Currently attends the #1 HBCU in the country (FAMU) and is without question...

Howard Alum Diddy Is Forbes’ Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artist

Diddy just topped Forbes’ “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” list for a second straight year. It seems like the rapper turned mogul doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. Earlier...

6 Foot 7 Foot (Triggamix) Trey Songz

Trey Songz went in on this track

Bobby Brown And Whitney Houston’s Daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Dies

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston—who passed away just three years ago—and the R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died, reports say. She was twenty-two. In a statement...

HBCU Buzz Artist Spotlight: Josh Mitchell of UMES

Josh Mitchell is a 20 year old rapper/producer hailing from the Prince George's County area of Maryland. Coming from a place more commonly known for its deeply-rooted...

Earth Gang – HBCU Buzz Artist Spotlight – Hampton University

Name: Earth Gang School: Hampton University Genre: Hip Hop Management: Website: Www.EarthGangHasa.Tumblr.com Bio: Many intellectuals and quantum physics enthusiasts consider the world’s uncanny circumstances to be products of cosmic probability. Some inhabitants...

HBCU Love: Wale & Chloe Are Now Parents — We’re Here For This!

There is nothing quite like HBCU love. According to The Shade Room, Wale and his longtime girlfriend, Chloe Alexis, are the proud parents of their first child, a...

Lincoln University Faculty And Staff Publish Music, Books

Lincoln University, Pa. — Three Lincoln University faculty and staff have recently had their work published: Charles Pettaway released a new piano music CD, “Charles Pettaway Performs Music...

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