Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Court Is Now In Session Judge Mablean Ephriam shines light on the 2014 StarQuest Singing Competition and unjust grand jury rulings
Written by Maleena Lawrence Contributing Writer 13 December 2014
This year’s 3rd Annual StarQuest Sing­ing Competition featured some highly respected industry judges that scored a wide array of talent. One of which was Judge Mablean Ephriam, who is a former Los ... read more >>
ABC News Producer Joi-Marie McKenzie
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 11 December 2014
Journalist by day, philanthropist and socialite by night. McKenzie gives insight on her responsibilities as a producer and the work ethic needed to thrive in the entertainment industry.LAS: You started ... read more >>
Interview with Actor McKinley Freeman
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 11 December 2014
Fans know him as Derek Roman, bad boy athlete on VH1’s popular series Hit The Floor. Freeman shows his range as an actor in his new film for TVOne, Second Chance Christmas.   LAS: You have your ... read more >>
The Vintage Heart of Lydia Rene
Written by Miles Clay, Sentinel Intern 06 December 2014
The soulful and grooving sounds of Lydia Rene could best be described as classic feel good music. Listen­ing to the R&B/Neosoul songstress, you’ll quick­ly catch yourself head bopping to the ... read more >>
Stevie Wonder received the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Written by Shonassee Shaver 05 December 2014
Stevie Wonder received the Presiden­tial Medal of Freedom November 24 along with Meryl Streep, NBC anchor Tom Bro­kaw and 16 others at the White House. Marking his achieve­ments, the medal is the ... read more >>
Hip Hop’s finest to appear on Full Court Press, Vol. 1 album
Written by Shonassee Shaver 05 December 2014
Full Court Press Vol. 1 will fea­ture some hip hop’s finest teaming with legendary basketball stars on 9 tracks. Pro­duced by Full Court Press Records in col­laboration with The Cherry Party, a ... read more >>
Rick Ross released his seventh album Hood Billionaire
Written by Shonassee Shaver 05 December 2014
Eight months after releasing Mas­termind, Rick Ross dropped his seventh studio album Hood Billionaire on Novem­ber 24. The 16 tracks include appearances from Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, K. Michelle, Big K.R.I.T., ... read more >>
Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Tyga will kick off Between The Sheets Tour in 2015
Written by Shonassee Shaver 05 December 2014
Chris Brown is gearing for upcoming tour “Between The Sheets with fellow headliners Trey Songz and Tyga. “It took a while for something like this to happen be­cause you do grow a friendship over ... read more >>
Ledisi Shares The Truth
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 05 December 2014
The eight time Grammy nominated vocal powerhouse discusses her sixth studio album, her recent Hello Beautiful Interludes concert special for TVOne as well as advice for being your best self. LAS: You’re ... read more >>
Wale Announces Simply Nothing Tour
Written by Shonassee Shaver 05 December 2014
From one tour to another, Wale will be hitting the road for his “Simply Nothing” tour starting New Year’s Day. Hitting 32 cities, Wale plans to offer fan favorites as well as new music. “To give ... read more >>
Gina the Dreamer Interview with “Beyond the Lights” Director Gina Prince-Bythewood
Written by Kam Williams Contributing Writer 01 December 2014
Gina Prince-Bythewood. (Courtesy Photo). Born on June 10, 1969, Gina Maria Prince-Bythewood studied film at UCLA before beginning her career as a writer for the TV sitcom, “A Different World.” ... read more >>
Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 Gala Event honors philanthropists, celebrities and influential business leaders
Written by Amen Oyiboke Staff Writer 30 November 2014
“Selma” director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo share a moment before the gala. (Photo Courtesy Chelsea Lauren) Celebrities and some of the most influential African Americans gathered at The ... read more >>
Miss Dunnie O.
Written by Zon D'Amour 28 November 2014
In less than five years, by age 25, the transplant has made LA her own with a mix of celebrity, cultural and community events. Onasanya gives insight on expanding her brand via social media and the importance ... read more >>
‘The Queen Latifah Show’ Cancelled
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 28 November 2014
Queen Latifah  Despite Loyal Audience Final Episode Airs in March 2015 The predominantly white daytime talk show circuit will become a bit whiter after Sony announced cancellation of “The Queen ... read more >>
Interview with the Writer/Director of Nas: Time Is Illmatic
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 21 November 2014
Interview with documentary Writer/Producer Erik Parker and Director One9 on capturing the cultural impact of Nas’ prolific debut album LAS: As a first time director, could you describe what your responsibilities ... read more >>
Nate Parker The veteran thespian discusses his new film Beyond The Lights and gives insight to his personal life
Written by Kam Williams 20 November 2014
                                                                                                                         Nate Parker as Kaz ... read more >>
Love, Laughter and Life Lessons with Flex & Shanice
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 13 November 2014
BrItwA_fVKw The comedic actor and singer share the highs and lows of fame in their new docu-series on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) continues to provide positive examples ... read more >>
Adult Swim airs new cartoon series Mike Tyson Mysteries
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
Meet the team, from (l to r) Yung Hee Tyson, Ghost of the Marquess of Queensberry, Mike Tyson and Pigeon. (Photo Courtesy Adult Swim) Put an alcoholic pigeon, a Korean daughter, a ghost and former heavy­weight ... read more >>
Don’t Run From Your Dreams
Written by Amen Oyiboke 13 November 2014
 Indie artist & songwriter Hewan creates music that pushes people to activate their goals Her expressive journey started with writing poetry in high school. Since then she has sharpened her writing ... read more >>
Queen Latifah will host the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards award show
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
The multi-talented award-winning actress, musician and talk show host Queen Latifah, will host the inaugural broadcast of the Hollywood Film Awards, live from the Hollywood Palladium Friday, November ... read more >>
Chris Rock’s “Top Five” coming this December
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
Comedic-actor Chris Rock latest film, “Top Five” is underway. Premiering on December 12th the film tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen (Chris rock) whose unexpected ... read more >>
Sherri Shepherd lands new role on hit comedy ‘The Soul Man’
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
Sherri Shepherd has landed herself a new gig. After being let go as co-host on popular daytime talk show “The View,” Shepherd is returning to her roots with a new role on TV Land’s “The Soul ... read more >>
Keith David joins “Community” for Season 6
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
Veteran actor Keith David will join the cast of NBC’s comedy “Community” for the sixth season. David who recently starred in canceled series “Enlisted” will play Elroy Patashnik, a retired ... read more >>
BET Keeps The Laughs Coming Cast members discussed season three’s new celebrity faces and comedic punch lines
Written by Amen Oyiboke 06 November 2014
Season three of BET’s sitcom “Real Hus­bands of Hollywood” is well on its way and the show ratings continue to make it one of the most popular shows on BET. The “fakest reality show” last ... read more >>
Gugu the Ingenue
Written by Kam Williams 06 November 2014
Gugu Mabatha-Raw Gugu Mbatha- Rawskyrocketed to fame earlier this year on the strength of her inspired performance as the title character in Belle, a biopic about a biracial slave girl who was brought ... read more >>

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