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From making music, to acting, to appearing in Beyonce’s Lemonade visual, official Barbie Doll, Cover Girl Spokesperson and now on the cover of a magazine!


ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).

Arts & Entertainment

Taraji P. Henson is dominating on the small screen and burning up the pages of Essence Magazine all at once. Covering the magazine’s November 2015…

    Gary Owen, the funny White comedian who stars in Think Like A Man Too and is married to a Black woman, had a gracious response for those who felt he was snubbed by ESSENCE’s July cover featuring the cast. When ESSENCE revealed the beautiful double covers featuring the ladies of TLAMT on one […]

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Life is really good for shining star Ledisi. She has a lot to celebrate, her new album, “The Truth,” a vibrant and productive life, plus…

News & Gossip

2011 is the year of baby drama. Beyonce’s mysterious baby bump. Ne-Yo’s “Irish” twins. Lauryn Hill’s sixth child. Celebrities can’t escape the harsh light of the spotlight, but when children are involved things become more sensitive. With paternity tests buoying daytime TV ratings it’s no surprise that when a Hollywood hunk like Idris Elba shares […]

If you didn’t make it to the Essence Music Festival at the New Orleans Superdome this Independence Day weekend, The Urban Daily has exclusive content from one of the summer’s most anticipated festivals.  Kanye West headlined the show on Saturday night, and in signature Kanye fashion, Mr.West brought out ‘all of the lights’, fireworks, smoke, […]

News & Gossip

Beyonce and her blonde bouffant covers Essence Magazine’s July 2011 issue. Bey has covered the popular woman’s magazine at least two times  the past. Bey is quoted on the cover explaining “the year that changed my[Beyonce] life.”Listen to Beyonce’s new single “Best Thing I Never Had” from her upcoming album “4.” Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Jennifer […]

Music & Entertainment

Check out the red carpet photos from this week’s prestigious celebration of Black Hollywood’s female superstars who attended the 4th Annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood luncheon. The honorable event was held that the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA just last night and the red carpet was full of beautiful ladies from film […]


Shaunie O’ Neal is on the cover of Essence magazine looking amazing. She did an 8 page spread with her children. In this issue she talks about her new TV show, her kids, and why she finally left Shaq. Shaunie’s new reality show on VH1 is called “Basketball Wives,” and it premieres on Sunday, April 11th at […]


  Comedian/Actor/Writer/MC   Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Finesse graduated from the University of Miami. A former ber of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity student-athlete who was a walk-on Incorporated. for the Hurricanes football team, With the help of Quincy Jones’s Finesse played with other UM son, QD3, his stand-up routine alumni such as Dwayne […]