During The Rickey Smiley Morning Show on Thursday (January 4), Smiley directly addressed Katt Williams’s remarks on the casting process for The Friday After Next. In the film, Williams played the role of Money Mike, while Smiley portrayed the criminally-minded Santa Claus. Williams refuted Smiley’s account of the roles, claiming that Smiley initially lied about […]

From former Destiny's Child member Latavia Roberson's intriguing journey into sports management to strategies for achieving a work-life balance with burnout expert Dr. Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne, and financial wisdom with Sameer Sawaqed and Richard Corral to a political comedy documentary from the Small Doses Podcast team and finally, gaining insights into the experiences and challenges faced by successful black women in the entertainment industry, the Urban One Podcast Network has a wide range of podcasts that bring you the best insights into the life of an entrepreneur. The post The 5 Best Black Business Podcasts on The Urban One Podcast Network 9/01/23 appeared first on Black America Web.

Seasoned CEO Cathy Hughes spoke with Questlove on the subject of rising in the ranks of radio to owning America's biggest Black media company.


National Radio Day (August 20) has been celebrated since the 1990s as a means to highlight the invention of radio and its cultural impact on society. As the first device that allowed mass communication through public airwaves, radio has - and still is - used to share news, music, humor and conversations of common interests to people of various backgrounds around the world.

To celebrate National Radio Day, we are shining a light on classic interviews from Donnie Simpson, Tom Joyner, Russ Parr, and Rickey Smiley.

It always feels good to show love to one of your own, and it brings us so much joy to congratulate the boss man Russ Parr on his recent nomination for the Radio Hall Of Fame in the "Music Format On-Air Personality" category.

The DMV sounds off on if the culture should keep bonnets in the cribs or if it's okay to be out in our helmets of salvation...

Dr. Frances Cress Welsings' mentor Neely Fuller Jr. returns to discuss his tome on Racism/White Supremacy. Before we hear from Mr. Fuller, Radio One Founder Cathy Hughes previews this weekend's Urban One Honors TV show. 

This week Eva, Lore'l & Dominique Da Diva will be undressing Valentine's Day posts as they'll share their thoughts on Michael B. Jordan & Lori Harvey's new courtship, plus Halle Berry's V-day post clapping back at her haters.

Tune in for a special Up Close & Personal conversation discussing Donnie Simpson's career and life in broadcasting. Moderated by Jimmy Jam, the event premieres Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 4:30 p.m. PST/7:30 p.m. EST via the Recording Academy's official Facebook page.

Certain shows are so synonymous with the culture that they will live on forever. One will be reborn as an episodic listening series. As spotted on Deadline Viacom is doubling down in their efforts to make their own respective mark in the digital entertainment category. According to the story the New York, NY based conglomerate has […]