Motown: The Musical Hits Los Angeles!
Written by Nicole Williams, Staff Writer 30 April 2015
  Julius Thomas III as Berry Gordy (center right) & Cast MOTOWN THE MUSICAL First National Tour (C) Joan Marcus, 2015.  On its first-ever national tour, Motown: The Musical heads to Los Angeles ... read more >>
VIDEO: American Idol Recap Top 5 Week
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 29 April 2015
Voting is particularly important to keep the diverse contestants on the show. Viewers can vote for their favorites via text, social media or at vote on American Idol’s website.    American ... watch video >>
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West video-leak lawsuit can proceed
Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY AP 23 April 2015
Honoree Kanye West and wife Kim Kardashian attend the TIME 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Time Warner Center on Tuesday, April 21, ... read more >>
American Idol Recap: 3 Blacks dominate the Top 6
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 23 April 2015
The Idol contestants perform ‘American Classics’ and discuss the performance life       Quentin Alexander, Tyanna Jones, and Rayvon Owens hold up their LA Sentinel article from last week. (CREDIT: ... read more >>
Essence Festival Line Up Unveiled
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2015
Organizers of the Essence Festival recently announced  an all-star, night-by-night lineup of performers from July 2-5 in New Orleans, LA. The A-list nighttime concerts featuring more than 40 acts will ... read more >>
Independent filmmaker releases Brotherly Love
Written by Danielle Cralle, staff writer 23 April 2015
Director Jamal Hill   In a town where people of color rarely get the opportunity to be in front or behind the camera, one Philadelphia native is changing all of that, with a little help from a queen. On ... read more >>
‘Black Panther Party’ Film Seeks Wider Audience
Written by Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent 23 April 2015
  The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution will have a theatrical release in more than a dozen cities across the country this September.  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black Panthers: Vanguard ... read more >>
The Creator's Hub
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 April 2015
WonderCon 2015 brought creative talent from all around to one place.   Dave Warner at his Chromadepth 3D Booth at WonderCon 2015 Creativity is the exact word that describes the work of Dave Warner ... read more >>
VIDEO: Quentin Alexander Clarifies His Emotional "Wack" Comment
Written by LA Sentinel Staff Report 21 April 2015
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VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of American Idol Final 6
Written by LA Sentinel Staff Report 21 April 2015
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American Idol Contestant Quentin Alexander Bares It All
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 17 April 2015
 Quentin Alexander Shares Feelings About Idol Contestants Quentin Alexander (Mesiyah McGinnis/LA Sentinel) If you’re an idol viewer you saw things get a little awkward on American Idol during ... read more >>
Furious 7 Paul Walker’s Sentimental Swan Song Proves Well Worth the Wait
Written by Kam Williams 17 April 2015
The late Paul Walker (1973-2013) was best known for playing Brian O’Conner, a charismatic lead character of the Fast and Furious franchise. During a break in the filming of this seventh installment, ... read more >>
Alvin Ailey comes to L.A.
Written by Danielle Cralle, staff writer 16 April 2015
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Kirven Douthit-Boyd in David Parson's Caught.  Photo by Rosalie O'Connor   On Wednesday, April 15 The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater made its way to Los ... read more >>
Antonio Villaraigosa Speaks Out
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. Executive Editor By Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 16 April 2015
Former Mayor Decided Against U.S. Senate Run to Focus on Family Courtesy photo Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa broke his silence on his decision to run for the United States Senate ... read more >>
VIDEO: LA Sentinel behind the scenes with American Idol Finalists
Written by Mesiyah McGinnis, Contributing Writer & Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 15 April 2015
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LA Sentinel behind the scenes with American Idol Finalists
Written by Mesiyah McGinnis, Contributing Writer & Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 14 April 2015
AMERICAN IDOL XIV: TOP 7: L-R: Quentin Alexander, Jax, Nick Fradiani, Tyanna Jones, Rayvon Owen, Clark Beckham, and Joey Cook on AMERICAN IDOL XIV airing Wednesday, April 8 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ... read more >>
Castle Star Tamala Jones partners with Luxury Hat Maker Canada-Bliss for Brain Aneurysm Awareness
Written by Shonassee Shaver Staff Writer 10 April 2015
Actress Tamala Jones will partner with Canadian based luxury hat and accessories company Canada-Bliss to develop the signature line Tamala By Canada-Bliss. "Initially, I shared with Karen my desire ... read more >>
Rapper and actor Method Man spreads his acting chops in The Cobbler
Written by Shonassee Shaver Staff Writer 10 April 2015
  Rapper turned actor Method Man is trading in his rhymes for movie scripts, the Wu-Tang Clan member whose film credits include How High, Belly, The Wire, My Baby’s Daddy is focusing on a career ... read more >>
The Game to release The Documentary 2 this summer
Written by Shonassee Shaver Staff Writer 10 April 2015
Ten years after releasing his groundbreaking multi-platinum debut album The Documentary, The Game will release the sequel to his first album, The Documentary 2 June 30. His highly anticipated forthcoming ... read more >>
LeToya Luckett releases new Single, “Don’t Make Me Wait” Featuring T.I.
Written by Shonassee Shaver Staff Writer 10 April 2015
Singer, songwriter and actress LeToya Luckett released her new single, “Don’t Make Me Wait,” featuring T.I., today. Luckett is prepping her new studio album, which will be released on eOne Music ... read more >>
Ledisi Announced as First Design Essentials Natural Beauty Ambassador
Written by Shonassee Shaver Staff Writer 10 April 2015
Grammy-nominated R&B singer Ledisi is adding more feats to her brand as the first Design Essentials Natural Beauty Ambassador. Her relatable song lyrics and transparency regarding life lessons along ... read more >>
Critics praise Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp My Butterfly
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Staff Writer 10 April 2015
The reviews are in for rapper Kendrick Lamar’s latest album To Pimp My Butterfly. Lamar who dropped his album on Monday 16, is receiving praise for his third studio album.  “Kendrick Lamar is deeply ... read more >>
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 09 April 2015
The multi-talented David F. Walker is currently writing “Shaft” for Dynamite Entertainment and “Cyborg” for DC Comics   The annual conventions showcases a variety of African American artists ... read more >>
Tidal: Creating a Wave of Controversy
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer 09 April 2015
In this Feb. 23, 2015 file photo, Jay-Z arrives at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Tidal, the streaming service co-owned by Jay Z, Rihanna, Madonna and other artists, is inviting ... read more >>
Oxygen’s “Preachers of Detroit” David Bullock talks about his activism in Detroit
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 02 April 2015
  Pastor David Alexander Bullock has successfully hosted food drives; community clean ups and serviced young adults in the Detroit area to help rebuild the city. (Photo courtesy of Oxygen) Ministry ... read more >>