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Celebrity Birthdays September 15th – September 21st
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 September 2011
Nipsey Russell – September 15th B.B. King – September 16thElgin Baylor – September 16thKyla Pratt – September 16thXzibit – September 18thJada Pinkett Smith – September 18thAisha Tyler – September ... read more >>
Jackson's fame challenges Murray jury selection
Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY - AP Entertainment Writer 15 September 2011
In this Jan. 25, 2011 file photo, Dr. Conrad Murray, singer Michael Jackson's personal physician, appears in Los Angeles Superior Court where Murray pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter ... read more >>
Tyler Perry is Forbes’ Highest Paid Man in Entertainment
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 September 2011
 Actor/director/screenwriter/producer/author Tyler Perry, whose films have grossed more than $500 million worldwide, sits alone atop a new Forbes list of the highest-paid men in entertainment, beating ... read more >>
Quincy Jones Celebrates the BIG 6-0 with “Global Gumbo”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 September 2011
  Despite many requests from Hollywood Bowl personnel over the years, it took the considerable influence of the HB Creative Chair for Jazz, Herbie Hancock — Quincy Jones’ musical mate on many an album ... read more >>
Michelle Obama honors top designers at White House
Written by BRETT ZONGKER - Associated Press 15 September 2011
Photo by Susan Walsh (AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — For 16-year-old Princess Lawrence, it was dizzying to be one of 15 high school students invited to the White House as Michelle Obama honored the winners of ... read more >>
Victorious Viola!
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 15 September 2011
Actress Viola Davis poses for a portrait during the Santa Barbara Film Festival in Santa Barbara, Calif. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)In a Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 file photo, cast member ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 8th – September 14th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 September 2011
Guitar Shorty – September 8thBilly Preston – September 9thOtis Redding – September 9thLudacris – September 11thLola Falana – September 11thJennifer Hudson – September 12thRuben Studdard – ... read more >>
Que Sera, Sanaa!
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 08 September 2011
Sanaa Lathan The “Contagion” Interview Sanaa Lathan earned a Tony Award nomination for her Broadway performance as Beneatha Younger in “A Raisin in the Sun,” a role she later recreated in the ... read more >>
FRANKIE BEVERLY & MAZE’S SUDDEN LOST: McKinley “Bug” Williams
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 September 2011
On Friday, September 2, 2011 the “Frankie Beverly and Maze Family” suddenly lost one of its dear brothers in one McKinley “Bug” Williams, he was 65.  A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ... read more >>
Janet Jackson ‘Screams’ at the Greek Theatre
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 September 2011
Back in 1995, what Michael Jackson believed had been the media’s biased coverage of the child sexual abuse allegations against him in 1993 led him to “Scream,” a video duet with sister Janet, written ... read more >>
‘Flying While Black’: Comedian experiences present day Rosa Parks
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 September 2011
Actor and funnyman Michael Colyar speaks about being kicked off a recent United Airlines flight. Comedian Michael Colyar recently reached out to the Sentinel regarding an incident he experienced during ... read more >>
“Guitar Man” Returns to the Bowl
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 September 2011
Jazz, pop, R&B, on his guitar or vocally:  You name it, he plays it and sings it.  In what seems to have become an annual appearance, George Benson came to the Hollywood Bowl last week, with some ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 1st – September 7th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 September 2011
Al Green – September 1stTim Hardaway – September 1stLennox Lewis – September 2ndHorace Silver – September 2ndBeyonce’ Knowles – September 4thPhil Lewis – September 4thDamon Wayans – September ... read more >>
Soul Singer Claims Jay-Z, Kanye West Illegally Sampled 1967 Track
Written by Special to the NNPA from the AFRO-American newspapers 02 September 2011
Kanye West (white jacket) and Jay Z (plaid jacket) during the GQ Magazine celebrates 50 Years of GQ, held at Cedar Lake, Tuesday, September 18, 2007 in New York. (AP Photo/Jennifer Graylock) As Jay-Z and ... read more >>
Holla! @ Zendaya
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 02 September 2011
The “Shake It Up!” Interview  Born in Oakland, California on September 1, 1996, Zendaya grew up around the California Shakespeare Theater in nearby Orinda, where her mother worked as the House Manager. ... read more >>
Beyonce pregnancy announcement overshadows VMAs
Written by NEKESA MUMBI MOODY - AP Music Writer 02 September 2011
Beyonce arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday Aug. 28, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello). Beyonce and Jay-Z’s spawn doesn’t even have a name yet, but it was the indisputable ... read more >>
Dee Dee Bridgewater’s Homage to Her Elders
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 September 2011
U.S. jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater reacts after being awarded with the medal of Arts and Letters by French culture minister Christine Albanel, unseen, in Paris, Friday March 14, 2008.(AP Photo/Remy de ... read more >>
Comedian Michael Colyar was kicked off a United Airlines flight
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 September 2011
Comedian Michael Colyar was kicked off a United Airlines flight ‘Barber Shop Actor’- “I Was Kicked Off Plane Because I'm Black”  Michael Colyar released about the incident: I am a loyal United ... read more >>
Freeway Enterprise Presents: L.A. Can Dance!
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2011
“Freeway Rick” Ross and Dr. Dre Freeway Enterprise Presents: L.A. Can Dance! The competition has been created to benefit South Los Angeles area grade school and high school students.  The event ... read more >>
Author's letter is focal point in 'The Help' suit
Written by HOLBROOK MOHR (Associated Press) 26 August 2011
 In this Aug. 16, 2011 file photo, Ablene Cooper, a woman who works for the brother of author Kathryn Stockett, and her son Antonio Cooper, leave the Hinds County Courthouse in Jackson, Miss., expressesing ... read more >>
Jazz à la Joni Mitchell at the Hollywood Bowl
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 26 August 2011
Jazz ’round L.A.Herbie Hancok photo credit: Malcolm Ali for Sentinel Chaka Khan Photo credit: Malcolm Ali for Sentinel Cassandra Wilson Photo credit: Malcolm Ali for Sentinel Jazz à la Joni Mitchell ... read more >>
Songwriter Nick Ashford dies at 70
Written by NEKESA MUMBI MOODY (AP Writer) 26 August 2011
Nick Ashford Ashford & Simpson Ashford & Simpson Songwriter Nick Ashford dies at 70Nick Ashford, one-half of the legendary Motown songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson that penned elegant, soulful ... read more >>
Rev. Al Sharpton officially tapped as MSNBC host
Written by Associated Press 26 August 2011
Caption: FILE - In this June 26, 2011 file photo, the Rev. Al Sharpton arrives at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. MSNBC has named the Rev. Al Sharpton as host of a weeknight program on the network. His ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays (August 25th – August 31st)
Written by Super User 26 August 2011
Celebrity Birthdays (August 25th – August 31st)  Kel Mitchell – August 25thKeke Palmer – August 26thBranford Marsalis – August 26thJamal Lewis – August 26thEvan Ross – August 26th“Downtown” ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthday’s August 18th – August 24th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 August 2011
Celebrity Birthday’sAugust 18th – August 24thMalcolm-Jamal Warner – August 18thParker McKenna Posey – August 18thNate Dogg – August 19thRomeo Miller – August 19thAl Rocker – August 20thIsaac ... read more >>

 

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