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IT'S A RAP; Alicia Keys; Wiz Khalifa; Beyoncé’; LL Cool J; Toni Braxton  
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 December 2012
    The Keys to Success   She’s done it again.   Alicia Keys tops the Billboard 200 chart for the fifth time in her career, as her latest album “Girl On Fire” debuts at No. 1 with 159,000 ... read more >>
Dionne Warwick’s World Tour Heads to the States
Written by Chelsea Battle, Contributing Writer 06 December 2012
  The American pop legend discusses her international tour.   She may have walked on by the mysterious gentleman who broke her heart in the 1960’s ballad “Walk on By”, but in 2012 music legend ... read more >>
It's a Rap: Dr. Dre; Eve; Lil Wayne; Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose; Keyshia Cole
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 December 2012
Dr. Dre  Tops ‘Em All   Veteran producer Dr. Dre topped Forbes‘ 2012 list of highest grossing musicians, the magazine.   According to Forbes, Dr. Dre raked in $100 million and many of the ... read more >>
Legendary Record Founder Phil Ranelin Concludes 40th Anniversary Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 November 2012
         Phil Ranelin & Tribe Renaissance featuring Pablo Calogero – Reeds, Jacob Sesceny – Reeds, Mahesh Balasooriya – Piano, Aneesa Al-Musawwir – Bass, Don Littleton – Drums, ... read more >>
It's a Rap- Tahiry Rose and Joe Budden; Gucci Mane; R Kelly; Kardashian and Kanye "cooling things off"
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 November 2012
    Take ‘N It To Da Tweet   Both Tahiry Rose and Joe Budden have dated their share of people since their über toxic on-again-off-again relationship ended back in… well, the two have broken ... read more >>
A Wonder-full tribute, a double for Minaj and a Hammer citing at AMAs
Written by Kennith Miller (Entertainment Editor) 21 November 2012
There was a little bit of something for everyone at the 40th annual American Music Awards held Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.     The event marked the first time it was held ... read more >>
Kendrick Lamar makes splash with major label debut
Written by JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Associated Press 08 November 2012
  ATLANTA (AP) — When Kendrick Lamar submitted the initial version of his new album, "good kid, m.A.A.d city," the rapper planned on heading back to the studio to record more songs for it.   Dr. ... read more >>
Mary J. Blige joining Sandy benefit concert
Written by HILLEL ITALIE | Associated Press 08 November 2012
Mary J Blige performs at iHeart Radio Music Festival on Saturday, Sept., 22, 2012 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Reed/Invision/AP)     NEW YORK (AP) — Mary J. Blige was added ... read more >>
Former members of En Vogue form new duo “Heirs”
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 November 2012
Maxine Jones and Dawn Robinson Announce their new duo “Heirs” to the Throne     Former En Vogue members, Dawn Robinson and Maxine Jones announced to fans the formation of their new duo “Heirs” ... read more >>
Legend Chuck Berry to Make Comeback at 86
Written by Associated Press 01 November 2012
    CLEVELAND (AP) — Still rockin’ at 86, music legend Chuck Berry promised a comeback Saturday with six new songs, some written 16 years ago.   “And as soon as I can get someone to guide ... read more >>
Whitney Houston: Time to Celebrate
Written by Joy Childs, Sentinel Contributing Writer 18 October 2012
    When Whitney Houston died at age 48 the day before the Grammys this year, the music industry had to scramble to put together a tribute befitting her stature and influence. Since that time, and ... read more >>
Buddy Guy looks to the future of the blues
Written by CARYN ROUSSEAU | Associated Press 27 September 2012
CHICAGO (AP) — Ask Chicago guitar legend Buddy Guy about the future of the blues and he'll give a depressing — but direct —answer. "It's scary," Guy said during an interview upstairs at his club, ... read more >>
Smokey Robinson—A Poet That You Knoweth
Written by Chelsea Battle Contributing Writer 12 September 2012
   Soulful crooner to unveil a one-man poet show   Ooh Baby, Baby- Whether you are a baby boomer, a generation x’er, or a tweener, you are bound to have been caught up in the quiet storm that is ... read more >>
As tour nears, R. Kelly promises return to raunch
Written by By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Associated Press 06 September 2012
This Aug. 10, 2012 photo originally released by Starpix shows R&B singer R. Kelly signing copies of his memoir, "Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me," at Barnes & Noble in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, ... read more >>
Reviews: Motown acts top summer concert season
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 02 August 2012
   Smokey Robinson Courtesy of artist   Concerts ’round L.A.    Three recent concerts featuring former Motown acts Smokey Robinson, The Jackson 5 and Gladys Knight prove that these artists ... read more >>
This time out, it’s Brian McKnight and the Duke Ellington Orchestra
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 27 July 2012
      In keeping with their tradition of the last several years of featuring wildly popular singers out in front of a major orchestra, the Hollywood Bowl will be filled with the sexy soulful ... read more >>
Musical life only gets better for Nas
Written by CRISTINA JALERU | Associated Press 20 July 2012
  This CD cover image released by Def Jam shows "Life is Good," the latest release by Nas. (AP Photo/Def Jam)   On the cover of his 10th album, "Life Is Good," the urban troubadour known as Nas is ... read more >>
R&B's Anthony Hamilton among Essence Fest closers
Written by CHEVEL JOHNSON | Associated Press 11 July 2012
  Anthony Hamilton performs at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, July 8, 2012. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Invision/AP)   NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For years, R&B singer Anthony Hamilton ... read more >>
Maxwell's Vocal Issues Force Cancellation of Tour Dates
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 July 2012
   Maxwell has regretfully been forced to cancel all concert appearances this summer. The Grammy award winning singer/songwriter has been advised by his doctors to take complete vocal rest after developing ... read more >>
ESSENCE and Music Icon Chaka Khan Join Together for a Special Graduation Ceremony
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 June 2012
 ESSENCE and 10-time GRAMMY® winning singer Chaka Khan, in a partnership with Verizon through its HopeLine program, will salute 33 women of the greater New Orleans community and their remarkable life ... read more >>
Vernon Oliver Price, Mother of former Temptations lead singer Louis Price releases debut album
Written by Larry Buford Sentinel Contributing Writer 28 June 2012
   Album Review: Artist: Vernon Oliver Price Album: Thank You Lord Produced by:  Son Louis Price   Renowned Gospel singer Vernon Oliver Price – mother of former lead singer of The Temptations, ... read more >>
D'Angelo makes 1st US appearance in 12 years
Written by CHRIS TALBOTT | Associated Press 14 June 2012
DeAngelo performs during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., Sunday, June 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)  The reclusive R&B singer made his first live U.S. appearance in 12 ... read more >>
Aretha Franklin set to perform @ Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 14 June 2012
Aretha Franklin performs prior to President Barack Obama speaking in Detroit, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011. Obama's speech at the annual event was serving as a dress rehearsal for the jobs address he's delivering ... read more >>
Renowned Guitarist Kevin Eubanks works with local students
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 June 2012
Renowned Guitarist Kevin Eubanks and Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Teach TalentedLos Angeles Public High Schools Music Students as Arts Programs Face Uncertain FutureVirtuoso guitarist and former Tonight ... read more >>
Iraq veteran uses rap to treat his PTSD
Written by CRISTINA SILVA | Associated Press 17 May 2012
Sgt. Leo Dunson sings "Easy" for his voice class final exam at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Thursday, April 26, 2012, in Las Vegas. While working to earn a degree in political science, Dunson focuses ... read more >>

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