Soul Jam Arrives in Compton
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 15 August 2007
Final Call for All Rhythm and Blues Fans!You may have waited until the last minute to attend the most exciting outdoor-summer concert in the Los Angeles area but there is still time to purchase your ... read more >>
2007 Summer Soul Jam Flyer
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 15 August 2007
Hollywood's $25 Million Man
Written by Stephanie Frederic 09 August 2007
"Hey, c'mon, let's drink some wine. Pop those bottles." That's how comedian turned actor and international box office star Chris Tucker greets us at his Beverly Hills hotel room moments before we sit ... read more >>
Stars Align for Compton Concert
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 09 August 2007
As anticipation and momentum build for the third annual Compton Summer Soul Jam, featuring Yolanda Adams, event organizers have announced that Clarence Carter, the man who brings a lifetime of musical ... read more >>
Adams Set for Soul Jam
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 19 July 2007
Grammy Award winner Yolanda Adams is confirmed to be among the headliners at the third annual Compton Summer Soul Jam, which has gotten progressively more exciting each year and last summer presented ... read more >>
High School Students To Perform Musical "What's Going On"
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 19 July 2007
"What's Going On," an emotionally charged musical, set in the 1960s to classic Marvin Gaye tunes, will be performed by high school students from throughout the greater Los Angeles area ... read more >>
Savion Glover on Tap at Hollywood Bowl July 22
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 19 July 2007
Choreographer, director and the man behind those award-winning “Freestyle” ads for Nike is coming to Los Angeles. Considered the greatest tap dancer of his generation, Savion Glover, the ... read more >>
BET'S 'Hot Ghetto Mess' and the Woman Behind the Controversial New Show
Written by Gregory S. Cleghorne, Sentinel Contributing Writer 19 July 2007
She's 34-years old, a Washington DC lawyer with a degree from prestigious Georgetown University Law School and little did she think selling a show idea to Black Entertainment TV would land her in ... read more >>
Sean John Label Adds Women's Wear
Written by Lisa Spivey, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 July 2007
Music mogul, producer and entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs will take the reputation and success of his men's clothing and fragrance line to start the same for women. In September 7th of ... read more >>
Common To Release 7th Album
Written by By Lisa Spivey, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 July 2007
Rapper, Actor and Social Activist Common will release his anticipated 7th album “Finding Forever” on July 31. Common will release the album on G.O.O.D. Music/Geffen Records and will team ... read more >>
Usher's Going To Be A Daddy
Written by Lisa Spivey, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 July 2007
Double congratulations going out to R&B sensation, Usher and his fiancée, Tameka Foster. The two are not only announced their engagement, but also they're expecting a baby this fall. ... read more >>
B.B. KING Celebrates 60 Years on the Road
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 12 July 2007
The reigning king of blues, the legendary B.B. King, has launched an extensive U.S. tour schedule and it started in his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi. The 2007 tour will include 150 scheduled stops ... read more >>
From DJ to Director
Written by Stephanie Frederic 12 July 2007
Ex-KDAY DJ Goes HollywoodRadio's Russ Parr Turns Movie Director in 'The Last Stand'It’s a big night for nationally syndicated radio host Russ Parr. So big, this veteran, who’s ... read more >>
Ex Cosby Kid All Grown Up in "Love and Other Social Issues"
Written by By Mary E. Montoro, Sentinel Entertainment Writer 05 July 2007
No one paid attention when the five-member band began playing their rhythmic sounds to a crowd of people either still rolling in or conversing loudly to a friend five rows back. The attention quickly ... read more >>
Actor Todd Bridges Releases Movie about Overcoming Hurdles of the Foster Care System
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 05 July 2007
Actor Todd Bridges and his brother James Bridges have recently released a film about overcoming the hurdles of the foster care system. The movie is about a Virginia girl who elopes with a married man ... read more >>
Destiny's Child Featured On New Dance Video Game
Written by By Lisa Spivey, Sentinel Contributing Writer 05 July 2007
You saw perform them together recently at the BET Awards, now Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams can be seen as part of the first ever mobile video game. The games come as a collaborative ... read more >>
Hollywood Bowl Welcomes Queen Latifah
Written by Super User 05 July 2007
Queen Latifah makes her Hollywood Bowl debut next week along with soul music artist Goapele. Well-known as “Mama” in the Broadway musical Chicago, Queen Latifah delivers jazz standards, ... read more >>
Compton's Own Anthony Anderson Blowin' Up Hollywood
Written by Stephanie Frederic 05 July 2007
Anthony Anderson seems determined to be heard. The loud-talking actor’s booming voice announces his arrival long before he appears inside our assigned room at the Four Season’s hotel for ... read more >>
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 >>