One of the most oft-used phrases in the comment section of TheUrbandaily is “Why is this news?” While we do our best to provide a balanced look at the world of Black entertainment, but it’s hard to swim against the current of demand. We can do serious interviews with Pete Rock detailing his experience with police brutality or with singer Bilal talking about raising an autistic son all day long but most folks are drawn to the drama like moths to a flame.
Need proof? Take a look at the 11 stories people clicked on the most in 2011.
Yeezy has gotten himself some pretty outlandish gifts but this one got everyone’s attention.
Queen Lah and her bathing suit #struggle got a lot of folks sharing this on Facebook for real.
It was grand opening, grand closing for T.I.’s freedom after serving an 11-month bid. Why? Because his ride home from prison wasn’t demoralizing enough for the FEDs.
The Enquirer broke the news that Mariah Carey’s sister Alison Carey Scott was an HIV positive adult “massage therapist” who gave out happy endings to make ends meet.
Whether this was true or not Ms. Dash was gone from “Single Ladies” soon after.
Pretty much any nude pic is a traffic win but Serena Williams puts it on a whole other level. No wonder Common and Drake are beefing tofuing.
The fact that Bey had to go to these lengths to prove she was pregnant is a damn shame in itself. Let that kid cook.
Even after seeing her naked in Playboy folks were scheming to see those flicks of Stacey Dash wrapped in fur.
The NFL’s darling Tim Tebow became the victim of slow-motion technology. More than half of readers polled thought this face bump with his teammate was an accident but we’re shaking our heads at the 40% of you who thought they were really getting it on!
In a classic case of too little too late, the man who shot Tupac the FIRST time at QUAD studios in 1994 confessed. His shooting death remains unsolved.
After listening to the sensual “Motivation” one too many times thousands of Kelly Rowland stans got it into their heads that she had sex tape out. We have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell you if you believe that.
READ MORE BEST OF 2011 HERE!