VIDEO: Taste of Soul StarQuest Competition 2012
Written by Super User 22 October 2012
  Inside look at the 2012 StarQuest Singing Competition (October 11th 2012). Winners will perform at the Taste of Soul Family Festival. watch video >>
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 >>
Whitney Houston: Time to Celebrate
Written by Joy Childs, Sentinel Contributing Writer 18 October 2012
    When Whitney Houston died at age 48 the day before the Grammys this year, the music industry had to scramble to put together a tribute befitting her stature and influence. Since that time, and ... read more >>
SEMI-FINALISTS FOR STARQUEST SINGING COMPETITION SELECTED
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 >>
Taste of Soul Welcomes NBC Meet and Greet reporter- Byron Miranda, Co-Anchor, Today in LA
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 October 2012
Byron Miranda   Veteran Meteorologist Byron Miranda is the NBC4 LA's 6PM and 11PM weekend weathercaster. He joined the station in May, 2011, and also serves as a fill-in weather anchor on the station's ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Welcomes NBC Meet and Greet reporter-Beverly White, General Assignment Reporter
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 October 2012
      Beverly White is a general assignment reporter for NBC4 Southern California.    White joined NBC4  in 1992 from WTVJ, the NBC owned and operated station in Miami. White specializes in live ... read more >>
Political Thriller ‘Black November’ goes Global at NY United Nations
Written by Kennith Miller, Entertainment Editor 11 October 2012
The first African story with a cast of Africans and sponsored by Africans NEW YORK---Acclaimed Nigerian born filmmaker Jeta Amata told the assembly at the United Nations, “This is the first time an ... read more >>
Late Bloomer John Beasley Stars in TV Land Sitcom ‘The Soul Man’
Written by Sandra Varner (Sentinel Contributing Writer Courtesy of www.Talk2SV.com) 03 October 2012
One of America’s beloved cable networks, TV Land, continues with a string of popular sitcoms that showcase relatable slice-of-life scenarios. One such show is The Soul Man (airs Wednesdays, 10pm/9pm ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays October 4th – October 10th
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2012
  Derrick Rose – October 4th Tony Gwynn Jr. – October 4th Bernie Mac – October 5th Grant Hill – October 5th Heather Headley – October 5th Tony Dungy – October 6th Toni Braxton – ... read more >>
Film Review: Won’t Back Down
Written by Kam Williams (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 03 October 2012
Viola Davis, left, and Maggie Gyllenhaal star in WON’T BACK DOWN.    Jaded Teacher and Single-Mom Join Forces in Uplifting Tale of Female Empowerment            In 2010, California passed ... read more >>
Wyclef Airs Love Child Drama with Lauryn Hill in Tell-All
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 October 2012
  Married Fugees founder Wyclef Jean says it was Lauryn Hill’s lies about the paternity of her child that doomed the ’90s hip-hop trio. Jean claims Hill tricked him into believing her firstborn ... read more >>
Sommore Proves “Sistahs” Can Shine as Comediennes
Written by D. Kevin McNeir Special to the NNPA from The Miami Times 03 October 2012
  She’s appeared on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav, Showtime at the Apollo and Comic View. Along with fellow Black comediennes Mo’Nique, Laura Hayes and Adele Givens, ... read more >>
Janet Jackson’s $20 Mil Wedding Plans
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2012
  The National Enquirer is claiming that Janet Jackson and her billionaire fiance Wissam al Mana are planning a lavish $20 million wedding  to take place next year in Doha, Qatar, where al Mana was ... read more >>
STAR POWER FOR CAUSE
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2012
  Akon, who also co-stars attends the ‘Black November’ special screening in New York City at United Nations on September 26. The film, directed and produced by Nigerian born filmmaker Jeta Amata ... read more >>
First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear on “Steve Harvey”
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 02 October 2012
First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear on “Steve Harvey” Chicago, IL – First Lady Michelle Obama will tape an episode of the all-new daytime show “Steve Harvey” that will air on Wednesday, October ... read more >>
Celebs perform stories from author John Edgar Wideman
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 September 2012
Dennis Haybert     Gary Dourdan Jason George   WordTheatre’s Storytales: Featuring celebrities performing stories from acclaimed African-American author John Edgar Wideman’s literary ... read more >>
Voila! It’s Viola!
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 September 2012
Viola Davis The “Won’t Back Down” Interview     Viola Davis was born on August 11, 1965 on her grandmother’s farm in St. Matthews, South Carolina, but raised by her parents in Central ... read more >>
2 plead no contest to extorting Stevie Wonder
Written by Associated Press 27 September 2012
Stevie Wonder (AP Photo) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two people charged with trying to extort millions of dollars from Stevie Wonder pleaded no contest on Monday and were released after being sentenced to ... read more >>
How much is too much in Robin Roberts coverage?
Written by DAVID BAUDER | Associated Press 27 September 2012
  “Good Morning America” Co-Host Robin Roberts (AP Photo)   EW YORK (AP) — "Good Morning America" cameras were there last week when co-host Robin Roberts underwent a bone marrow transplant. ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 27th – October 3rd
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 September 2012
Lil Wayne – September 27th Greg Morris – September 27th Koko Taylor – September 28th Young Jeezy – September 28th Kevin Durant – September 29th Bryant Gumbel – September 29th T- Pain ... read more >>
Buddy Guy looks to the future of the blues
Written by CARYN ROUSSEAU | Associated Press 27 September 2012
CHICAGO (AP) — Ask Chicago guitar legend Buddy Guy about the future of the blues and he'll give a depressing — but direct —answer. "It's scary," Guy said during an interview upstairs at his club, ... read more >>

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