Marc Marcel is seasoned in his craft
Written by Olusheyi Banjo (Contributing Writer) 17 November 2008
 Internationally known spoken-word artist Marc Marcel is seasoned in his craft, with talents that range from wide selection of artistic gifts. He is a dynamic poet, writer, author, producer and ... read more >>
NAACP Celebrates Centennial with Live Broadcast
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2008
Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Former President Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Muta Maatha to Receive Chairman's Award The 40th NAACP Image Awards will broadcast live from Los Angeles' historic Shrine ... read more >>
Cedric The Entertainer Wants To Do More Than Make You Laugh
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2008
While his tenure as a comedian is well ingrained in the funny bones of many of us, Cedric the Entertainer has adopted a new strategy to reshape his career, and project his talent and unmistakably warm ... read more >>
Historical Day Marks Demise of Music Icon Jheryl Busby
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 November 2008
He was on his way to vote for Barack Obama before he succumbed The most significant day in American political history was not lost on renowned music executive Jheryl Busby who was on his way to the ... read more >>
Former Motown Exec Jheryl Busby Dies
Written by Stephanie Frederic 04 November 2008
Another music industry executive has passed away. Former President & CEO of Motown Records, Mr. Jheryl Busby, died this morning, November 4.  He was 59. Circumstances around Mr. Busby's ... read more >>
David Redic See A Change In Musical Direction
Written by Olusheyi Banjo 31 October 2008
Sometimes one song can change an artist’s life forever. Such is the case for musician David Redic. His original song “Season Of Change,” which about Presidential candidate Barrack ... read more >>
Alicia Keys Poised To Make Cinematic History
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 30 October 2008
Alicia Keys burst on the scene in April of 2001 with the release of the single Fallin’ from Songs in A Minor, the critically-acclaimed debut album which launched her meteoric rise. A piano prodigy ... read more >>
Religion Editor Niele Anderson Back on Radio
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 30 October 2008
Los Angeles Sentinel Religion Editor Niele Anderson has returned to the local radio airwaves with a regular weekend show on 93.5 The Beat FM, it was announced recently. Anderson, who for several years ... read more >>
A child's body was found as Jennifer Hudson's family prepares for worse
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 27 October 2008
A child’s body was found in a white Chevrolet Suburban and the family of Oscar winning actress Jennifer Hudson is assuming the worse.A national amber alert regarding Hudson’s nephew, Julian ... read more >>
Jennifer Hudson's Mother and Brother Found Murdered
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 October 2008
The mother and brother of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson were found shot to death in the mother's Chicago home on Friday. The Chicago Fire Department confirmed that two adults were ... read more >>
Rudy Ray Moore aka Dolemite passes at 81
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 October 2008
Rudy Ray Moore has died. The entertainment maverick died in Ohio of complications from diabetes.  According to a spokesman for his longtime collaborator and distributor, Xenon Pictures, he was ... read more >>
Barry Gordy Statement Regarding death of Levi Stubbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2008
I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my friend, Levi Stubbs.  It is not only a tremendous personal loss for me, but for the Motown family, and people all over the world who were touched ... read more >>
Levi Stubbs, Former Lead Vocalist of the Four Tops, Dead at 72
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2008
MAA EXCLUSIVE: Levi Stubbs, the most profound lead vocalist in American history, died this morning at his Detroit home sources have confirmed. Stubbs who suffered a series of strokes and other illnesses ... read more >>
Jennifer Hudson’s Sweet Success
Written by Sandra Varner 16 October 2008
“The Secret Life of Bees” and MoreDreams still abound for Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls, Sex and the City) who costars in director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s The Secret ... read more >>
Rappers and Entertainers to Kick Off ‘My Hood Votes’ in Compton
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 09 October 2008
Eric “Lil Eazy E” Wright Jr., Jasmyne Cannick, journalist and political activist and Jaime Foxx.Son of rap legend Eazy E, Eric “Lil Eazy E” Wright Jr. and rapper Mack 10 among ... read more >>
‘Express’ing Himself
Written by Matthew Hayes 09 October 2008
Rob Brown Scores In Biopic About America’s First Black Heisman Winner His life seems like any young actor’s dream. The setup sounds like the beginning of an underdog story about the triumph ... read more >>

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James Earl Jones to get SAG Life Achievement Award
Written by Associated Press 03 October 2008
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- James Earl Jones, who has voiced some of entertainment's most memorable characters, will receive the 2008 Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. SAG President Alan Rosenberg ... read more >>

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It’s Miller Time
Written by Matthew Hayes 02 October 2008
With Back to Back Movies at the Boxoffice, Gardena's Own Omar Benson Miller More Than Ready for His Close Up From Gardena to the big screen, native son Omar Benson Miller is about to show the world ... read more >>
Funeral Services for Norman Whitfield Open to the Public
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 September 2008
Funeral services for influential Motown Records producer and songwriter Norman Whitfield, who died Sept. 16 of complications from diabetes, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Angelus Funeral Home, ... read more >>
Earl Palmer, Legendary Drummer, passes
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 September 2008
Even though New Orleans is internationally known as the home of jazz, Earl Palmer gave it rock 'n' roll. He performed with some of the greatest names in music history including Fats Domino, ... read more >>
Motown Songwriter, Producer Norman Whitfield dies
Written by Associated Press (Polly Anderson & Robert Jablon) 25 September 2008
(AP) — Norman Whitfield, songwriter and producer who co-wrote a string of Motown classics including "War," "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" and "I Heard It ... read more >>
Motown Publicist Jones Dies of Heart Attack
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2008
Former Motown PR department head and publicist to pop legend Michael Jackson for more than 34 years, Bob Jones has passed. According to the EURweb report, the author of the 2005 Jackson tell-all "The ... read more >>
Miracle of St. Spike
Written by Stephanie Frederic 25 September 2008
Miracle of St. Spike Spike Lee found ... read more >>
Samuel L. Jackson:
Written by Stephanie Frederic 18 September 2008
Samuel L. Jackson: Neighbor From Hell and in ... read more >>
At The Box Office (09-11-08 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2008
BIG BUDGET FILMS Burn after Reading (R for sexuality, violence and pervasive profanity) Coen Brothers crime caper about a personal trainer (Brad Pitt) and a gym owner (Frances McDormand) who try to ... read more >>

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