Psychiatric tests ordered for rapper Gucci Mane
Written by Associated Press 08 January 2011
ATLANTA - Rapper Gucci Mane has been ordered to undergo psychiatric tests, following an Atlanta court appearance on a charge he violated terms of his probation.Radric Davis, the rapper's real name, appeared ... read more >>
Mo’Nique to announce Oscar nominations
Written by Super User 08 January 2011
LOS ANGELES - Academy Award winner Mo'Nique is pitching in to help announce nominees for the upcoming Oscars.Mo'Nique will join Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, ... read more >>
Winfrey network gets a warm welcome from viewers
Written by Associated Press 08 January 2011
In this May 3, 2010 file photo, Oprah Winfrey arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file) NEW YORK - On its debut weekend, Oprah Winfrey's ... read more >>
Montel Williams cited after pipe found at airport
Written by Associated Press 08 January 2011
MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin authorities say former talk show host and medical marijuana activist Montel Williams has been cited for possession of drug paraphernalia at General Mitchell International Airport ... read more >>
Book Review: Super Rich – A Guide to Having It All (Russell Simmons)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 08 January 2011
Gotham BooksHardcover, $22.50208 pagesISBN: 978-1-592-40587-9Book Review By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterB"Rather than any state of material abundance, Super Rich actually refers to living ... read more >>
Ailey fans bid Jamison a fond raucous farewell
Written by Jocelyn Noveck (Associated Press) 08 January 2011
In this publicity image released by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, retiring artistic director Judith Jamison speaks during her farewell performance, Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Alvin ... read more >>
Chuck Berry returns home after health care scare
Written by Jim Salter (Associated Press) 08 January 2011
Legendary U.S. rock and roll singer and guitarist Chuck Berry performs in Burgos, Spain, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, the last concert of his European tour. (AP Photo/Israel Lopez Murillo) By Jim Salter Associated ... read more >>
Toni Braxton’s family in new WE reality series
Written by David Bauder (AP Television Writer) 08 January 2011
U.S. singer Toni Braxton. In this March 6, 2010 file photo, U.S. singer Toni Braxton performs during the Java Jazz concert festival in Jakarta, Indonesia.(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, file) By David Bauder ... read more >>
Choreographer: Jackson not well days before death
Written by Linda Deutsch (AP Special Correspondent) 08 January 2011
In this Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 file photo, Michael Jackson's physician, Conrad Murray arrives for his arraignment at the Airport Branch Courthouse in Los Angeles. Murray is charged in Michael Jackson's death. ... read more >>
The 10 Best Black Books of 2010 (Non – Fiction)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 01 January 2011
By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing Writer1. The Grace of Silence: A Memoirby Michele NorrisQuite frankly, this heartbreaking memoir in which the author wistfully recounts her family's quiet and dignified ... read more >>
Blacktrospective 2010 (Best and Worst in Black Cinema)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 01 January 2011
Kam's Annual Assessment of the Best (and Worst) in Black CinemaBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterTen Best Black Feature Films 1.    Just Wright2.       Why Did I Get Married Too?        ... read more >>
Baritone from Harold Melvin & Blue Notes dies
Written by Associated Press 01 January 2011
Baritone from Harold Melvin & Blue Notes diesPHILADELPHIA - Bernie Wilson, a baritone member of the rhythm and blues group that produced the 1972 hit "If You Don't Know Me by Now," has died.Wilson, ... read more >>
Teena Marie known as ‘Ivory Queen of Soul,’ dies
Written by Nakesa Mumbi Moody (AP Music Writer) 01 January 2011
By NEKESA MUMBI MOODYAP Music WriterLOS ANGELES - Teena Marie's last album, "Congo Square," was titled after a historical meeting place for slaves in New Orleans, featured a tribute to Martin Luther King's ... read more >>
Top Entertainment Moments of 2010
Written by Brandon Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 01 January 2011
By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment Editor&Olusheyi BanjoSentinel Contributing Writer1.)  Badu's BootyErykah Badu made an unforgettable music statement when she appeared nude in the music ... read more >>
Iris Gordy Statement on death of Teena Marie
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 December 2010
 "Teena Marie was a loving, thoughtful and incredibly sensitive woman.  She approached life like an old soul who had truly 'been here before.'  Teena's artistic light was incredibly bright and most ... read more >>
Frankie Beverly Statement on the death of Teena Marie
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 December 2010
I have been caught completely off guard with this very sad event. We toured together in the mid eighties and that’s when I learned how talented she is. She’s also a very funny person and tough as nails:-). ... read more >>
Barry Gordy Statement on the death of Teena Marie
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 31 December 2010
Barry Gordy Statement on the death of Teena MarieBarry Gordy  I am horrified by the sudden death of my darling Teena Marie.  She was my “baby,” always true to herself, always true to her heart.  ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 31 December 2010
@ the Box Office (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)  OPENING THIS WEEK By Kam WilliamsFor movies opening December 31, 2010  BIG BUDGET FILMS None  INDEPENDENT & FOREIGN FILMS  Another Year (PG-13 for profanity) ... read more >>
This Week’s DVD Releases (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 31 December 2010
This Week’s DVD Releases (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)                                    By Kam Williams   The Americanhttp://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B002ZG993Q/ref=nosim/thslfofire-20 And ... read more >>
Ginuwine Opens Second Season of Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Concert Series BHCP Live!
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 December 2010
Ginuwine Opens Second Season of Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Concert Series BHCP Live!Ginuwine After a brief holiday hiatus, one of the southland’s most successful concert series, Baldwin Hills Crenshaw ... read more >>
Teena Marie dies at age 54
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 December 2010
Teena Marie passes away at age 54. More information concerning the cause of death coming soon. read more >>
Judge to decide Jackson syringe testing issues
Written by Anthony McCartney (AP Entertainment Writer) 25 December 2010
In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London(AP Photo/Joel Ryan) By Anthony MccartneyAP Entertainment WriterLOS ANGELES - A judge overseeing the ... read more >>
Rapper confesses to ’93 NY murder, authorities say
Written by Jennifer Peltz (Associated Press) 25 December 2010
By Jennifer Peltz Associated PressNEW YORK - The 1993 killing of a man outside a housing complex was a cold case for years until a suspect appeared on detectives' doorstep last week.Apparently haunted ... read more >>
“Psych”-ing Out Dule’
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 25 December 2010
Dulé Hill the "Psych" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterDulé Hill stars as Burton 'Gus' Guster on the USA Network series Psych which airs on Wednesdays at 10 PM ET/PT and at 9 PM CT. ... read more >>
Barbara Morrison: Bring in the New Year with a Smile
Written by Joy Childs 25 December 2010
Bring in the New Year with a SmileBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterThere's not a time that you see Barbara Morrison that she doesn't greet you with a pleasant, warm smile-whether it's doing an ... read more >>

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