Producer, Narada Michael Walden Captures Unforgettable Friendship with Whitney Houston
Written by Nicole Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 20 December 2012
    It started off as a partnership between Emmy and Grammy award winning producer Narada Michael Walden and chart-topping singer, Whitney Houston that would lead into a friendship full of unforgettable ... read more >>
Put the Katt in the bag!
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 December 2012
  Comedian says he’s retiring from stand-up   Katt Williams is hanging up the microphone—no joke!   The 39-year-old funnyman has announced he's exiting stage left and retiring from stand-up ... read more >>
Joe Jackson suffers stroke
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 December 2012
Joe Jackson suffers stroke   A spokeswoman for Michael Jackson's father says the musical family's patriarch has suffered a mild stroke.   Angel Howansky says Joe Jackson went to a Las Vegas hospital ... read more >>
Terrence Howard and wife reach divorce settlement
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 November 2012
  Terrence Howard and his estranged wife have finally reached a settlement that puts an end to their heated divorce battle for good, reports TMZ. Terrence and Michelle Ghent sealed the deal on Aug. ... read more >>
First Lady Michelle Obama Loves Hip Hop
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 November 2012
    Before the election, while D.L. Hughley and Lupe Fiasco were fighting about whether or not it’s dumb to pass up a voting opportunity, First Lady Michelle Obama, as usual, was doing her thang ... read more >>
DJ Wiz Rises from Dark Past
Written by Kenneth Miller (Sentinel Entertainment Editor) 29 November 2012
    Often in life when one encounters life’s most difficult circumstances something magical happens. Local resident Don Clemont is a prime example of such adversity. Clement, 43, is one of the ... read more >>
Berry Gordy’s Role as a “History Maker” is Solidified
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2012
     Berry Gordy Jr. may only be five-foot tall in height but he left big shoes to fill when he sold Motown Records nearly 25 years ago. As founder of the historic record company in 1960, which launch- ... read more >>
Reel Talk- Chris Tucker's Return
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2012
      At one time Chris Tucker was one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood, making $25,000,000 in 2007 for “Rush Hour 3.”      Since that movie, not much has been heard from Tucker ... read more >>
It's a Rap- Jara Everett; Chief Keef Beef; Alicia Keys & Swizz Beats; Dr. Dre & Lil Wayne
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2012
It’s About to ‘Jump Off’ Author/Rapper Jara Everett shares her life stories from the age of 15 years old through adulthood in her first self-published book “JumpOff” available beginning Nov. ... read more >>
Media Faucet Pours Something 'Special' on Crenshaw
Written by Ashley Nash (Sentinel Intern) 16 November 2012
  Founders of the enterprise, Talivu Porter, Jabril Murfy & Christina I. Rodriguez are setting the tone for up and coming Black entrepreneurs.    Crenshaw. Whether Boulevard or District, ... read more >>
It's a Rap: Nene Leaks; Game; Ms. Chief; Hip Hop celebrated
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 November 2012
    Ne Ne’s New Normal   Last spring, a blog famously revealed the salaries earned by each cast member of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” and the information quickly spread across the Internet ... read more >>
Meet Seth Brundle, Up and Coming Stylist for the Stars
Written by Chelsea Battle Contributing Writer 08 November 2012
Photo by Ed Canas The budding wardrobe specialist gives us a crash course in the world of celebrity styling.    If the name Seth Brundle rings a bell, you’re probably thinking about the popular ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 November 2012
    Attend the official Hollywood Film Premiere of “Christmas in Compton” with the filmmakers and cast! See this hilariously funny and heartwarming family holiday film starring Keith David, Omar ... read more >>
Mary Mary, Jenkins top Stellar Awards nominees
Written by Associated Press 08 November 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mary Mary and Charles Jenkins are the top nominees for the Stellar Gospel Music Awards.   Mary Mary earned nine nominations, Jenkins had eight and Marvin Sapp and Fred ... read more >>
IT’S A RAP: Nicki Minaj; Snoop; Kanye West; Lil Wayne
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 November 2012
  Young Money's Nicki Minaj introduces the third installment of her "Pink Friday"  According to the Recording Industry Association of America, both Pink Friday and its reworked successor Pink Friday: ... read more >>
Chris Brown to stay on supervised probation
Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Associated Press 08 November 2012
Chris Brown (AP Photo)    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Thursday ordered Chris Brown to remain on supervised probation and make another court appearance after he completes an overseas tour.   Superior ... read more >>
Its a Rap
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 November 2012
Un-Common Lovely Common was spotted out at a Clippers/Lakers preseason game--and everybody's speculating as to who the lovely lady was he was sitting courtside with. The thoughtful Chicago-bred rapper ... read more >>
Fans Mourn Death of Sassy MC Natina Reed
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 November 2012
  To fans of late-'90s R&B group Blaque, Natina Reed was the sassy MC who gave hits like "808" their punch, but to Kurupt she was simply "a great person," her life cut short when she was killed ... read more >>
Meet Caprice!!
Written by Nicole Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 01 November 2012
    Macy's Star on "Fashion Star"   Local LA Native is judge on NBC Reality TV Show to find the next top fashion designer    “I realize how big a deal it is that ‘America’s Department ... read more >>
REEL TALK: The Legend Cicely Tyson Returns in ‘Alex Cross’
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 October 2012
   Cicely Tyson had to come clean about her role in the new film “Alex Cross.”    “I have to admit, I’d never even heard of [author James] Patterson’s work and I hadn’t seen any of the ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 October 2012
  Performers slated to perform on the day of Taste of Soul ñ October 20th    The StarQuest Singing Competition, a Bakewell Media Production, held auditions last Thursday at the Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw ... read more >>
Jimmy Henchman admits to involvement in 1994 Tupac Murder
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 October 2012
    Details have surfaced regarding James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond admitting his involvement in the 1994 non-fatal shooting of fallen hip hop legend, Tupac Shakur.   Reports indicate that "his ... read more >>
It's a Wrap
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 October 2012
Is Murder The Case They’ll Give Him?   Cops are looking to speak with rapper Rick Ross after a 40-year-old man was shot to death in front of his Miami Gardens home this morning TMZ has learned.   Law ... read more >>
Queen Latifah Produces and Stars in Steel Magnolias
Written by Anastasia Lemle (Contributing Writer) 11 October 2012
  The long awaited and heavily anticipated remake of Steel Magnolias, with an African-American cast, aired on Lifetime on Sunday, October 7, 2012.  This modern adaptation re-told a classic story from ... read more >>
Radio Free 102.3 Aims for More Sizzle at 7th Annual Taste of Soul
Written by Kenneth Miller (Sentinel Entertainment Editor) 11 October 2012
As close to a half million local residents ready for the 7th Annual Taste of Soul massive Family Festival Oct. 20th on Crenshaw Blvd. from 10am-7pm,  Compton’s favorite Radio Free 102.3 KJLH will be ... read more >>