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Will Smith supports Obama's call for higher taxes
Written by Associated Press 10 May 2012
caption: Actor Will Smith answers a reporter's question during a press conference to promote his new movie "Men in Black III" in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) Will Smith ... read more >>
Rapper G. Dep gets 15 to life in '93 NYC shooting
Written by Associated Press 10 May 2012
G. DepAp PhotoRapper G. Dep gets 15 to life in '93 NYC shootingBy JENNIFER PELTZ | Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — When rapper G. Dep turned himself in for a nearly 2-decade-old shooting, he told police ... read more >>
Cee Lo Green says he's sticking with 'The Voice'
Written by Associated Press 10 May 2012
Cee Lo Cee Lo Green says he's sticking with 'The Voice'By RYAN PEARSON | Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Cee Lo Green says he'll stick with "The Voice" singing competition show "as long as it's fresh."The ... read more >>
Beyonce wins journalism honor for magazine story
Written by Associated Press 10 May 2012
caption: Beyonce (AP Photo / Evan Agostin)Beyonce wins journalism honor for magazine storyNEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce is accustomed to getting awards for writing songs, but now she's earned one for writing ... read more >>
Whitney Houston's mother releases new gospel songs
Written by Associated Press 10 May 2012
caption: In this May 6, 2011 file photo originally released by the American Heart Association, Grammy award-winning soul and gospel singer Cissy Houston appears at the American Heart Associations' "You ... read more >>
Vox Christina
Written by Kam Williams (Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 May 2012
Christina Milian -- Photo by: Mitchell Haaseth/NBCChristina Milian “The Voice” Interview Born in New Jersey on September 26, 1981, but raised in Waldorf, Maryland, Christina Milian is a versatile talent ... read more >>
At home with Toni Morrison
Written by HILLEL ITALIE | Associated Press 10 May 2012
A 2012 photo released by Alfred A. Knopf, shows author Toni Morrison. As she gets older, Morrison says, the world becomes more interesting and more distressing. (AP Photo/Alfred A. Knopf)GRAND VIEW-ON-HUDSON, ... read more >>
Pepsi brings back Michael Jackson in promotion
Written by CANDICE CHOI | Associated Press 10 May 2012
 This image provided by PepsiCo Inc. shows Pepsi's "King of Pop" can featuring a likeness of Michael Jackson. PepsiCo Inc. on Thursday, May 3, 2012, is announcing its deal with the estate of Michael Jackson ... read more >>
Herbie Hancock’s back as creative chair for jazz at the Hollywood Bowl
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 10 May 2012
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association announced today a one-year extension to Herbie Hancock’s contract as the Carolyn and Bill Powers Creative Chair for Jazz through the Hollywood Bowl 2013 and ... read more >>
TDJ Enterprises Signs on as Executive Producer for Winnie Mandela Biopic “Winnie”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 May 2012
"Winnie" Stars Academy Award Winner Jennifer Hudson, Oscar Nominee Terrance Howard; Features Original Song Penned By Multiple Oscar Nominee Diane Warren TDJ Enterprises / TDJ Independents announced today ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays May 3rd – May 9th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 May 2012
 James Brown – May 3rd Sugar Ray Robinson – May 3rdDamon Dash – May 3rdChris Brown – May 5thCraig David – May 5thRedi Tlhabi – May 5thHarold Minor – May 5thGabourey Sidibe – May 6thWillie ... read more >>
Chef G. Garvin is back on TV with a new series
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 May 2012
Chef Gerry Garvin Courtesy of TV One CHEF G.GARVIN HITS THE PAVEMENT WITH COOKING CHANNEL’S NEW SERIES ‘ROADTRIP WITH G. GARVIN’ Series Premieres Tuesday, May 29th at 9pm ET/6pm PT Acclaimed cookbook ... read more >>
Really Ealy!
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 02 May 2012
  Michael Ealy at the premiere of Think Like a Man. AP Photo Michael Ealy,The “Think Like a Man” Interview Born in Silver Spring, Maryland on August 3, 1973, Michael Ealy majored in English at ... read more >>
Court denies Hudson is getting star treatment
Written by MICHAEL TARM | Associated Press 02 May 2012
  This April 16, 2012 file photo shows the Cook County Criminal Courts Building in Chicago where the murder trial of William Balfour, accused in the killings of singer and actress Jennifer Hudson's three ... read more >>
Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul Announces New Possible Pick to Play Her in her Upcoming Film
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2012
Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner Aretha Franklin sees Audra McDonald as a strong contender to play the Queen of Soul in an upcoming film. During a recent visit to New York City, Franklin attended Broadway's ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays April 26th – May 2nd
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 April 2012
 Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins – April 26thAvant – April 26thCoretta Scott King – April 27thLarry Elder – April 27thReggie Miller – April 29thDuke Ellington – April 29thMaster P – April 29thIsaiah ... read more >>
KPFK’s Hero Awards & Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 April 2012
Grammy-Award Winning Pianist Billy Childs and Charlie Haden Family to PerformKPFK 90.7 announces its honorees for the 2nd Annual Hero Awards and Tribute show. The Hero Awards is a benefit series for the ... read more >>
Legendary Saxophonist, Trevor Lawrence celebrates 45 Years
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 April 2012
Howard Hewett, Trevor Lawrence, Joseph Marks Saxophonist Trevor Lawrence was joined by friends: Howard Hewett, 2 Official, Beth Payne, Masumi, Joseph Marks, Wah WahWatson in Los Angeles at the Historical ... read more >>
Funnyman Kevin Hart set to perform at Essence
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 April 2012
In an April 18, 2012 photo actor Kevin Hart attends the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Hart has been added to the main stage lineup for the 2012 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans.(AP Photo/Evan ... read more >>
Getting Ziggy with It
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 26 April 2012
Ziggy Marley The “Marley” Interview David Nesta “Ziggy” Marley was born in Trenchtown, Jamaica on October 17, 1968 to Bob and Rita Marley. A five-time Grammy-winning musician, actor, artist, ... read more >>
Steve at Ease
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 19 April 2012
Steve Harvey (AP) Comedian Steve Harvey and his wife Marjorie Bridges arrive for the "Think Like A Man" premiere on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 in New York. The film is based on Harvey's best-selling book. ... read more >>
Lizz Wright and Anika Noni Rose light up The Broad Stage
Written by Joy Childs Sentinel Contributing Writer 19 April 2012
Lizz Wright Anika Noni Rose When big-name singers come to the Jazz Bakery, Catalina Bar and Grill, the Hollywood Bowl — think Dianne Reeves, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Carmen Lundy — jazz regulars turn out ... read more >>
Saxophonist Love dies; part of Memphis Horns duo
Written by ADRIAN SAINZ | Associated Press 19 April 2012
Tenor saxophonist Andrew Love, who formed the award-winning Memphis Horns duo with trumpeter Wayne Jackson and played unforgettable lines behind the royalty of soul, rock, pop and R&B, has died at ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays April 12th – April 18th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 April 2012
Herbie Hancock – April 12thAl Green – April 13thPeabo Bryson – April 13thFlex Alexander – April 15thBessie Smith – April 15thMartin Lawrence – April 16thLuol Deng – April 16thKareem Abdul ... read more >>

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Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Write a Book on Poverty; Set Tour to Promote
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 April 2012
Tavis Smiley (left) and Cornel WestThe talk show host and author, along with his partner in action, Cornel West, have written a book about the terrible reality across the nation called, “The Rich & ... read more >>

 

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