Category Archives: Urban Hip Hop

  • Jussie Smollett Covers Urban Lux Magazine’s Spring Men’s Issue

    Mar 26, 15 by Deron Dalton 5 Comments


    *”Empire” superstar Jussie Smollett covered Urban Lux magazine’s spring 2015 men’s issue. He opened up about his new found fame. Although Taraji P. Henson stole the show as Cookie Lyon, but Smollett is the breakout star of the series as openly gay musician Jamal. The series garnered record-breaking viewership with 21.2 million during its season finale. […]

  • ‘American Idol’ Ratings Even Lower Without ‘Empire’

    Mar 26, 15 by Cherie Saunders 6 Comments


    *Without “Empire” to wait around for, ratings for Wednesday’s “American Idol” went into free fall. Two weeks ago, when “Empire” was on fire, “Idol” pulled almost 10 million viewers and a 2.7 in the key 18-49 demo (the most important measure to advertisers). Last night “Idol” dropped to a mere 8.34 million total viewers, and […]

  • Nicki Minaj, Latifah in Talks to Join Ice Cube in ‘Barbershop 3’

    Mar 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *A lot of wheeling and dealing is going on regarding the upcoming third installment of Ice Cube’s “Barbershop” franchise. On the studio side, New Line is making a deal to join MGM, according to Deadline, and deals are being made for Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer to reprise their roles under “The Best Man” […]

  • Rihanna Teases New Single ‘B**ch Better Have My Money’

    Mar 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments


      *Rihanna has put a new sound to an old title. In a tweet posted in the wee hours Thursday morning, Rihanna linked to a tease of her new track “B**ch Better Have My Money,” but it sounds nothing like the AMG song of the same name from 1991. “Don’t act like you forgot,” she […]

  • Tabloid Claims ‘Empire’ Set is Messy; Jussie Smollett Responds

    Mar 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments


    *An article in a British tabloid claims there is more drama going on behind the scenes at “Empire” than in the storylines. According to the Daily Mail, Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson have complete control of the set and oversee the scripts. “They call for rewrites if they don’t like the lines or feel […]

  • Behind the Scenes: Urban Murals

    Mar 26, 15 by Daniel T Leave a comment


    *Urban murals can change the way a neighborhood looks and feels. It’s not something that is just pretty to look at but it can also become a statement, something meaningful to a community. There is a certain process that is required to create a mural, certain steps that need to be taken in order to […]