- Entertainment News

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…


Ladies! Finally…A poll we can take! Which one of these fella’s made the Essence Red Carpet hotter? Be sure to tune into the Midday’s weekly 10am-3pm with RoDigga! Facebook Main: ro.digga Facebook 2: rodigga2 Twitter: @RoDigga Instagram: @RoDigga

This little tidbit might top Nene’s classic advice on the very first reunion of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” when she told Kim to close her married legs to married men. This time around though, Nene is suggesting another wife of sorts close something else, her mouth. In an interview about all of her latest […]

“Black is beautiful” is right when it comes to Jill Scott’s image on the cover of the October issue of Essence. The Philly native of many talents sat down with the mag to talk about her new tv movie, her new hairstyle (love it!), and her new philosophy on men, but most importantly how everything she does […]

There’s not much more Will Smith could make us do to love him more as an actor, husband, or father, but we don’t mind being reminded every now and then of all the reasons why he’s so great. Jada Pinkett Smith recently talked to Essence about her husband of 14 years while on her media […]

- Entertainment News

President Barack Obama is ESSENCE magazine’s July 2012 cover subject. “I’ve always approached my presidency as a long-term proposition…I didn’t run for office just to clean up the mess I inherited. I didn’t run for office just to return to the status quo. Understanding that some of the things I get done, we may not see […]

- Entertainment News

On “The Game,” Wendy Raquel Robinson’s character may have trouble when it comes to men, but that’s not the case for the actress in real life.

- Features

We’ve seen Gabrielle Union cheering on the sidelines at Heat Games and paparazzi pics of her taking romantic walks on Miami Beach with Dwyane Wade years before the two publicly confirmed they were an item, now they are posing on their first cover together! D Wade and Gabby grace the cover of Essence Magazine’s February […]

Style & Fashion

NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire and fashion designer Rachel Roy sat down with Essence.com to talk about their new fashion line, “Rachel Roy’s Caption Collection,” which is geared towards the female sports fan. The collection, which retails between $49 and $229, is available now at Macy’s. Watch Amar’e and Rachel’s interview with Essence below:

It's All Black Music

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, […]


Mary J. Blige performed at the 2011 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mary wore an all black get-up consisting of fringes from head to toe, literally. Even Mary’s boots had fringes on them. The only part on her without fringes was her black belt. She also showed off blonde hair and big earrings. […]