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Tyrese "Transformed"
Written by Stephanie Frederic 02 July 2007
 The July 4th blockbuster movie slot has belonged to actor Will Smith for some time now, but watch out Will, there’s a new brotha on the Independence Day horizon and he’s a familiar ... read more >>
BET Awards 2007
Written by Christine Sabathia 27 June 2007
It was an evening of Black star power as the finest of African American celebrities and artists lit up Los Angeles’ historic Shrine Auditorium Tuesday night for the BET Awards 2007. Star-studded ... read more >>
Stars Lineup For BET Awards at Shrine Auditorium June 26
Written by Stephanie Frederic 20 June 2007
 Performers include sultry superstar Ciara and rappers T.I. and 50 Cent With a galaxy of stars that BET has booked for the BET 2007 Awards, there's no doubt that the fire marshal will be working ... read more >>
Wanda "Almighty"
Written by Stephanie Frederic 20 June 2007
Funny woman Wanda Sykes steals scene after scene in Hollywood’s most expensive comedy ever madeWhen comedian Wanda Sykes first heard Hollywood wanted her to star in a new movie featuring 177 different ... read more >>
South Central's Candy Hill Heading Straight to the Top
Written by Stephanie Frederic 14 June 2007
How this LA Hip Hop and R&B trio’s MySpace page landed them a record deal?Los Angeles - Gorgeous, genius and downright gregarious, the all-girl Hip Hop and R&B trio Candy Hill has every ... read more >>
29th annual Playboy Jazz Festival Kicks Off This Weekend
Written by Ronnika Nikki Reddix, Sentinel Staff Writer 13 June 2007
Entertainer Bill Cosby to emcee at Hollywood Bowl Playboy Enterprises sponsors some of the most talented musical artists in the world and this year they will do it again. June 16 and 17 artists ... read more >>
Isaiah Washington GONE from Grey's Anatomy
Written by Stephanie Frederic 08 June 2007
“I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore,” that’s the statement issued by actor Isaiah Washington after ABC Television announced Washington will not be returning ... read more >>
"Grey's Anatomy" Star Isaiah Washington Building a School in West Africa's Sierra Leone
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 07 June 2007
Bo County, Sierra Leone – 'Grey's Anatomy' star Isaiah Washington is spending his off time from his hit TV show working in Sierra Leone in West Africa building a school for young villagers.Inspired ... read more >>
Hollywood Black Film Festival
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 07 June 2007
The 8th Annual Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) opened this week in Beverly Hills. Running a full 6 days, a record-breaking 123 films are scheduled to unspool at HBFF 2007, June 5-10. The 123 films ... read more >>
Tyler Perry Takes on TV
Written by Stephanie Frederic 07 June 2007
Hollywood’s going to soon learn that whatever filmmaker/producer/writer Tyler Perry wants, he gets - even if its means he pays millions out of his own pocket, at first, to prove a point. Our case ... read more >>
Must See Summer Movies
Written by Stephanie Frederic 31 May 2007
Many are calling 2007 the summer of sequels, but let’s get real - Spiderman 3, Shrek the Third, and Pirates 3 will have made their mega-millions by the time the summer actually gets underway. Hollywood ... read more >>
50th Annual Grammy Awards Celebration
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 16 May 2007
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — As part of its 50th Celebration activities, The Recording Academy has named Quincy Jones its official ambassador. A member of The Academy for more than 40 years and a member ... read more >>
Eddie Murphy Brings Donkey to Life Again in 'Shrek The Third'
Written by Stephanie Frederic 16 May 2007
Beverly Hills – When you look for the definition of sequel in the dictionary, Eddie Murphy’s name and photo should be right next to it. Never in the history of Hollywood has one actor been ... read more >>
The Source Magazine Files For Bankruptcy
Written by Associated Press 03 May 2007
Source Magazine LLC and affiliate Source Entertainment Inc. have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after dishonest business practices by former management caused the hip-hop media outlet's advertisers ... read more >>
Services for Award winning Actor Roscoe Lee Browne
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 18 April 2007
Actor Roscoe Lee Browne, whose rich voice and dignified presence brought him an Emmy Award and a Tony nomination, has died. He was 81. Browne died April 11th at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after a long ... read more >>
Halle Berry
Written by Stephanie Frederic 11 April 2007
— the highest paidBlack actress —on the power of the penin ‘Perfect Stranger’…and real power inHollywood.Beverly Hills, CA — If directorSpike Lee hadn’t cast ... read more >>
Independent Film Review: 'Pieces of a Dream'
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 09 April 2007
The conscious film movement has been resurrected thanks to the genius mind of director/writer/producer extraordinaire Sherman “Skee” Skinner.  Skee as he likes to be called, along with ... read more >>
Bumpit or Dump it!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 04 April 2007
Artist: Rich Boy Album: Rich Boy Rating: 3.5 Rap artist Rich Boy has emerged over night with the hit single “Throw Some D’s” featuring Polow Da Don. If you haven’t heard the song ... read more >>
Ice Cube's Vision: Everything Needs a Plan
Written by Stephanie Frederic 04 April 2007
Ask rapper turned movie star/producer what he’s thankful for, he’ll quickly tell you the architectural design class he enrolled in as a senior as Woodland Hills High School years ago. It was ... read more >>
Spike Lee: No Katrina Fatigue, Followup Film Coming
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 04 April 2007
While somereporters, newspaper editors and some readers/viewers are complaining of what’sbeing called “Katrina fatigue,” filmmaker Spike Lee says he’s ready to do afollow up film ... read more >>
*** Legends ***
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 March 2007
Born Dana Owens on March 18, 1970, she became a star as Queen Latifah. Growingup in East Orange, New Jersey, life was not easy and her femininity was alwaysbeing challenged. But she overcame those challenges ... read more >>
Sinbad's Brother Dispels Rumors of His Death
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 22 March 2007
Rumors of the death of comedian Sinbad were just that rumors. Born David Adkins, the funnyman known as Sinbad was the victim of rumors that he had died and spoke out to confirm that he is, indeed, alive ... read more >>
Berry Gordy Breaks Silence About Dreamgirls
Written by Stephanie Frederic 22 February 2007
BEL-AIR, CALIFORNIA—From his favorite chair in his sprawling Westside estate, legendary music mogul and founder of Motown Berry Gordy appears happy, relaxed, very comfortable and at peace now with ... read more >>
James Brown, The Legacy
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 December 2006
His spinning moves on stage, his signature splits and his trademark evangelical attire that frequently featured a cape melted into his impromptus lyrics that inspired a genre of musicians in Rock, R&B, ... read more >>
Michael Richards, aka Kramer, Spews Racial Slurs During Standup Act
Written by The Associated Press 20 November 2006
LOSANGELES — Michael Richards stunned a comedy club audience, shoutingracial epithets at people who heckled him during a stand-up routine.The 57-year-old actor-comedian, best known for playing Jerry ... read more >>

 

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