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Review: 'Watch The Throne' wins with introspection
Written by By RYAN PEARSON - AP Entertainment Writer 12 August 2011
Photo by Jason DeCrow/APReleased online as financial markets took a historic plunge, the full-length collaboration between Jay-Z and Kanye West revels in self-described "luxury rap." Two of hip-hop's biggest ... read more >>
Much Obliged
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 12 August 2011
Mary J. Blige arrives to the second annual Mary J. Blige Honors Concert to benefit FFAWN’s Scholarship Fund, in New York, Sunday, May 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)Mary J. Blige “The Help” Interview ... read more >>
Segregation Era Saga Explores Unquestioned Socialite-Maid Relationships
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 12 August 2011
 Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis, starring in The HelpKathryn Stockett made an auspicious debut in 2009 with the publication of The Help, a poignant period piece examining the unquestioned relationships ... read more >>
Belafonte: Hollywood won't yield to those of color
Written by SANDY COHEN - AP Entertainment Writer 05 August 2011
Singer/actor Harry Belafonte takes part in the "Artists and Activism" panel session at the 102nd NAACP Annual Convention in Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) LOS ANGELES ... read more >>
Teen crosses cultural lines, sings Chinese opera
Written by TERENCE CHEA - Associated Press 05 August 2011
Tyler Thompson gets a hand from a fellow Great Wall Youth Orchestra member during a rehearsal in Oakland, Calif. Thompson is an unlikely star in the world of Chinese opera. The African American teenager ... read more >>
Basketball Wife Tami Roman sets the record straight
Written by Elzena Rankins (Contributing Writer) 05 August 2011
"I have a loving heart…but I’m going to say exactly how I feel” By Elzena Rankins Contributing Writer Basketball wife Tami Roman sets the record straight on who she really is. Despite what people ... read more >>
Indomina Group and Samuel L. Jackson team for first live action “Afro Samurai” film
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 August 2011
 Indomina Group and Samuel L. Jackson team for first live action “Afro Samurai” film  The Indomina Group and Jackson To Produce Feature Film Adaptation It was announced that The Indomina Group, ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (8/4/11 - 8/10/11)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 04 August 2011
OPENING THIS WEEK @ the Box Office Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun           By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing Writer  For movies opening August 5, 2011  BIG BUDGET FILMS The ... read more >>
PBS SOCAL Teams up with 48 Hour Film Project
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 August 2011
PBS SOCAL Teams up with 48 Hour Film Project  PBS SOCAL TEAMS UP WITH THE 48 HOUR FILM PROJECT ON 11TH ANNIVERSARY FILM COMPETITION IN LOS ANGELES COSTA MESA, Calif. (August 3, 2011) – In an effort ... read more >>
There’s A New Spider-Man In Town
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 August 2011
New costume New Spider-Man, Miles Morales Actor, Donald Glover, the inspiration for the new Spider-ManIt looks like the new Spider-Man’s going to be from the other side of town.By Brian W. Carter, ... read more >>
Saxophonist Frank Foster dies; played with Basie
Written by Associated Press 30 July 2011
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Frank Foster, a jazz saxophonist who played with the Count Basie Orchestra and composed the band's hit, "Shiny Stockings," died Tuesday. He was 82.Foster died Tuesday morning at ... read more >>
Rickey Minor, Soul Man
Written by Joy Childs 30 July 2011
Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monae and Rickey Minor Photo credit: Craig Mathew/Mathew Imaging The consummate “Tonight Show” bandleader and friends celebrate global rhythms at the Hollywood Bowl. The Hollywood ... read more >>
Jackson Family, Global Live Events Announce ‘Michael Forever: The Tribute Concert’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 July 2011
photo by Darlene Donloe for Sentinel Members of Michael Jackson’s family joined representatives of Global Live Events at a press conference at the Beverly Hills Hotel this week to announce the creation ... read more >>
It’s Hotter Than July at the BHCP Live! Summer Concert Series
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 July 2011
Neo-soul Bay Area chanteuse GoapelePhoto Credit: Joy Childs for Sentinel By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing Writer With the backdrop of the beautiful, new, open-air promenade outside the recently opened ... read more >>
Jazz returns to Central Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 July 2011
Councilwoman Perry to Host the 16th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival on July 30-31; Festival Pays Tribute to Memory of Central Avenue Jazz Legend, Buddy Collette Los Angeles- Jazz, food and summer fun ... read more >>
Comic-Con is both fan festival and marketing mecca
Written by Sandy Cohen (AP Entertainment Writer) 23 July 2011
Los Angeles Lakers Rick Fox, center, holds his arms up in the air as he pretends to be arrested by Star Wars Storm Troopers at Comic-Con International 2009 convention held in San Diego Friday, July 24, ... read more >>
Jeta Amata becomes first Nigerian to capture ABFF Grand Jury Prize
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2011
Amata Wins Best Screenplay for Niger Delta-The Story of Black GoldNigerian-born film director, producer and writer Jeta Amata became the first from his native country to capture the prestigious Grand ... read more >>
Ziggy Marley underlines differences with father
Written by Ryan Pearson (AP Entertainment Writer) 23 July 2011
In this July 8, 2011 file photo, Jamaican singer Ziggy Marley, son of Bob Marley, performs on the Stravinski Hall stage during the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland. In a new album, ... read more >>
Dr. Derek on Call
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 23 July 2011
Actor Derek Luke arrives at the premiere of "Miracle at St. Anna" at The Ziegfeld Theatre in New York on Monday, Sept. 22, 2008.(AP Photo/Peter Kramer) Derek LukeThe HawthoRNe" and "Captain America" Interviewwith ... read more >>
Failed drug test delay’s DMX’s US Prison release
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 July 2011
PHOENIX (AP) - The rapper known as DMX will have to spend at least an extra week in an Arizona state prison for failing a drug test.The 40-year-old whose real name is Earl Simmons was given a year in ... read more >>
Rapper Tech N9ne’s success comes into fruition
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 July 2011
In this publicity image released by Strange Music, rapper Tech N9ne, born Aaron Dontez Yates, is shown. His latest album, "All 6's And 7's," which was released in mid-June, debuted No. 4 on Billboard's ... read more >>
Legendary Artist Bernard Stanley Hoyes Opens Studio for Rummage Sale
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 July 2011
  L.A. culture icon, Bernard Stanley Hoyes is opening the doors of his private art studio and announcing an art rummage sale on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 2011 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 p.m.  ... read more >>
After 30 Years, Evelyn ‘Champagne’ King Still Has Her Pop
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 July 2011
Evelyn "Champagne" King's rise to fame and fortune in the music business is as close to a "Cinderella story" as you can get.  The R&B and disco diva was discovered while singing at age 15 in the ... read more >>
A South African Star is Born
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 16 July 2011
Khomotso Manyaka The "Life, Above All" Interview Khomotso Manyaka was born in 1996 in Elandsdoorn, South Africa, which is where she caught the eye of talent scouts while performing with a church choir. ... read more >>
Tracy Morgan’s latest jokes offend the disabled
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 July 2011
In this June 21, 2011 file photo, comedian and actor Tracy Morgan arrives at a news conference with Kevin Rogers, right, in Nashville, Tenn. Morgan apologized for anti-gay remarks he made during a performance ... read more >>

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