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Singer Frank Ocean reveals first love was a man
Written by MESFIN FEKADU | Associated Press 12 July 2012
  In this Nov. 17, 2011 file photo, Frank Ocean arrives at the 16th annual GQ "Men of the Year" party in Los Angeles. On Wednesday, July 4, 2012, Ocean, the rising and highly acclaimed singer revealed ... read more >>
Film Review: Savages
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 July 2012
      Rival Gangs Engage in Bloody Turf War over Control of California Marijuana Trade             If you’ve seen the documentary Cash Crop, then you know that violent Mexican drug cartels ... read more >>
Q&A: Maxwell on new album, dance music, D'Angelo
Written by MESFIN FEKADU | Associated Press 12 July 2012
  In this Sept. 18, 2008 file photo, singer Maxwell poses for a portrait in New York. The soul crooner says his new album “blackSUMMERS'night,” due out in 2012, will be a little more upbeat compared ... read more >>
Film Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 July 2012
   Carefree Cherub Laments Climate Change in Enchanting Cautionary Parable           6 year-old Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis) is being raised under the radar in “The Bathtub,” a backwoods ... read more >>
Treme Brass Band singer Lionel Batiste dead at 81
Written by JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Associated Press 11 July 2012
  In this Feb. 17, 2006 file photo, Uncle Lionel Batiste, foreground with umbrella, dances during the Krew of Cork parade through New Orleans' French Quarter. Batiste, the vocalist, bass drummer and ... read more >>
R&B's Anthony Hamilton among Essence Fest closers
Written by CHEVEL JOHNSON | Associated Press 11 July 2012
  Anthony Hamilton performs at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, July 8, 2012. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Invision/AP)   NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For years, R&B singer Anthony Hamilton ... read more >>
Cosby star: New show about 'positive black family'
Written by STACEY PLAISANCE | Associated Press 11 July 2012
  This image released by NBC shows actors Anthony Anderson as Gary, left, and Tempestt Bledsoe as Marny, in a scene from the series "Guys with Kids," premiering Sept. 26, 2012 on NBC. Bledsoe says she's ... read more >>
Aspire: Magic Johnson's channel for black families
Written by FRAZIER MOORE | Associated Press 05 July 2012
  This June 27, 2012 photo released by Starpix shows former NBA basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson during the launch of the Aspire Television Network in New York. Aspire, which signed on during ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays July 5th – July 11th
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 July 2012
  RZA – July 5th MAC Dre – July 5th Royce Da 5’9 – July 5th Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson – July 6th Tia & Tamera Mowry – July 6th Nnambi Asomugha – July 6th Cree Summer – July ... read more >>
Naomi Campbell, perfume firm settle NYC lawsuits
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 July 2012
  In this Feb. 13, 2012 file photo, Naomi Campbell poses in the press room for the Elle Style Awards at the Savoy hotel in London. Campbell and a perfume company have settled a sour dispute that started ... read more >>
Lauryn Hill pleads guilty in NJ to tax charges
Written by DAVID PORTER | Associated Press 05 July 2012
 Lauryn Hill arrives at federal court Friday, June, 29, 2012, in Newark, N.J. The eight-time Grammy Award winner and South Orange, N.J., resident was charged this week with willfully failing to file ... read more >>
Bobby Womack makes his return with 'Bravest Man'
Written by CHRIS TALBOTT | Associated Press 05 July 2012
 In this June 22, 2012 photo, musician Bobby Womack poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. With health and drug problems behind him, Womack makes his return with a new album, "The Bravest Man in the Universe." ... read more >>
Houston honored, Kanye, Jay-Z win top award
Written by MESFIN FEKADU | Associated Press 04 July 2012
  Cissy Houston performs during the in memoriam to her daughter Whitney Houston at the BET Awards on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) Chris Brown performs ... read more >>

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Vanessa Bell Calloway signs first celebrity endorsement deal
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 July 2012
 Herbalife, a global nutrition company, announced the endorsement of eight time NAACP Image Award nominee actress Vanessa Calloway.  This partnership marks the first time the global nutrition company ... read more >>
Maxwell's Vocal Issues Force Cancellation of Tour Dates
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 July 2012
   Maxwell has regretfully been forced to cancel all concert appearances this summer. The Grammy award winning singer/songwriter has been advised by his doctors to take complete vocal rest after developing ... read more >>
Actress Nia Long Grand Marshall for 1st Los Angeles Cultural Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 June 2012
    Nia Long backstage at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 26, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) The Institute of Caribbean Studies, DC and the Caribbean Heritage Organization are pleased ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays June 28th – July 4th
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 June 2012
  Tichina Arnold – June 28th Joe Johnson – June 29th David Alan Grier – June 30th Mike Tyson – June 30th Fantasia Barrino – June 30th Thomas Sewell – June 30th Lena Horne – June ... read more >>
JITNEY – Where it all began for the legendary playwright August Wilson
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 June 2012
    Ellis E. Williams, David McKnight and Larry Bates in South Coast Repertory's 2012 production of Jitney by August Wilson. Photo by Henry DiRocco. August Wilson’s “Pittsburgh Cycle” began ... read more >>
ESSENCE and Music Icon Chaka Khan Join Together for a Special Graduation Ceremony
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 June 2012
 ESSENCE and 10-time GRAMMY® winning singer Chaka Khan, in a partnership with Verizon through its HopeLine program, will salute 33 women of the greater New Orleans community and their remarkable life ... read more >>
Vernon Oliver Price, Mother of former Temptations lead singer Louis Price releases debut album
Written by Larry Buford Sentinel Contributing Writer 28 June 2012
   Album Review: Artist: Vernon Oliver Price Album: Thank You Lord Produced by:  Son Louis Price   Renowned Gospel singer Vernon Oliver Price – mother of former lead singer of The Temptations, ... read more >>
Aretha Franklin Receives her 12th Honorary Doctorate Degree
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 June 2012
   Franklin is Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music from Princeton University  (New York, NY - June 7, 2012) - Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner Aretha Franklin was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of ... read more >>
Musical on Motown Records founder to hit Broadway
Written by MARK KENNEDY | Associated Press 28 June 2012
 This Feb. 11, 2012 file photo shows Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. arriving at the Pre-GRAMMY Gala & Salute to Industry Icons with Clive Davis honoring Richard Branson in Beverly Hills, ... read more >>
MJB Says ROCK OF AGES is Personal
Written by Sandra Varner/Talk2SV.com Contributing Writer 21 June 2012
Singer Mary J. Blige, a cast member in the film "Rock of Ages," poses for a portrait on Sunday, June 3, 2012 in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Mary J. Blige is ... read more >>
The GRAMMY Museum to Host Backstage Pass with Roshon Fegan
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 June 2012
The GRAMMY Museum  is honored to welcome musical artist, songwriter, producer and actor Roshon Fegan to the Clive Davis Theater for a special discussion and performance on Monday, June 25, 2012. Fegan ... read more >>

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Celebrity Birthdays June 21st - June 27th
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 June 2012
O.C. Smith - June 21stDonald Faison - June 22ndEd Bradley - June 22nd Clyde “Glide” Drexler - June 22nd Champ Bailey - June 22nd LaDainian Tomlinson - June 23rdChico DeBarge - June 23rdMemphis Bleek ... read more >>

 

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