Miles Davis "All Of You: The Last Tour" reveals iconic tour
Written by Shonassee Shaver 16 October 2014
The Miles Davis Quintet featuring John Coltrane, "All Of You: The Last Tour,” a 4-CD set of 'live' recordings from the 1960 tour of Europe will debut December 2nd. The collaboration marks the close ... read more >>
DJ Quik returns with ninth studio album “The Midnight Life”
Written by Shonassee Shaver 16 October 2014
Legendary rapper and producer DJ Quik will release his ninth studio album, The Midnight Life, October 14 via his Mad Science label in conjunction with INgrooves Music Group. The Compton native says the ... read more >>
Ryan Leslie addresses World Summit on "Re-shaping the Artist-Fan Experience"
Written by Shonassee Shaver 16 October 2014
Disruptive Multimedia founder and serial entrepreneur Ryan Leslie addressed the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WSIE) in an exclusive talk on "Re-shaping the Artist-Fan Experience" on ... read more >>
Grammy Award-winning singer Estelle to be featured in Next TBYM Spot
Written by Shonassee Shaver 16 October 2014
Music Choice has partnered with Established 1980 Inc. and will feature Grammy Award-winning songstress Estelle as the newest artist to appear in the multi-platform video and music network’s “Take ... read more >>
Blacks Expect More from the Hip Hop Artists
Written by By Freddie Allen, NNPA Washington Correspondent 11 October 2014
  Jasiri X speaks during a panel discussion on Ferguson, Mo., and police brutality in the Black community in Washington, D.C. in August. (Freddie Allen/NNPA)    WASHINGTON (NNPA) –In the wake ... read more >>
Industry Professionals Judge StarQuest Auditions
Written by Shonassee Shaver 09 October 2014
Accomplished actors, artists, journalists and radio personalities gave talented hopefuls words of wisdom during showcase tryouts.  The Bakewell Company and the Los Angeles Sentinel presented this year’s ... read more >>
It's a Rap! 9.25.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 25 September 2014
New documentary Nas: Time Is Illmatic twenty years later  New documentary Nas: Time Is Illmatic looks at the life and work of Nas and revisits the release of Nas's groundbreaking debut album “Illmatic” ... read more >>
It’s a Rap! 9.18.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 18 September 2014
Prince new studio albums Art Official Age and Plectrumelectrum drops late September Music icon Prince will release two new studio albums globally via Warner Bros. Records. The highly-anticipated album ... read more >>
Photos: 2014 BB Jazz Festival
Written by Troy Tieuel 11 September 2014
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Tony! Toni! Toné! Chrisette, Stone, Mint Condition and more Rock BB Jazz Fest
Written by Troy Tieuel 11 September 2014
TONY! TONI! TONÉ!:  Laying everything on the line for their show, performers from Tony! Toni! Toné! Show up and show out at the BB Jazz Festival in Huntington Beach. The sun covered a sea of umbrellas ... read more >>
It’s a Rap! 9.4.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 04 September 2014
Rap mogul 50 Cent to perform at the iHeartRadio Music Festival From one festival to another, 50 Cent has been added to the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2014 line up. The two-day music event hosted by ... read more >>
PHOTOS: 2014 Budweiser's Made In America Los Angeles
Written by Nicole Williams 04 September 2014
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3D Na’Tee Readies for the number one spot in Hip Hop
Written by Shonassee Shaver 21 August 2014
The New Orleans rapper holds nothing back as she discusses being an incomparable female rapper in a male dominant industry. 3D Na’Tee is not just a rapper, but a lyricist and entertainer. Being a ... read more >>
It’s a Rap! 8.21.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 21 August 2014
Love and Hip Hop star K. Michelle stars in new VH1 musical Songstress K.Michelle is keeping busy with the release of music video “Dawn” off Rebellious Soul album was released last August with debuted ... read more >>
It’s a Rap! 8.14.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 14 August 2014
Nas Signs West Coast Rapper Fashawn to Mass Appeal Label West Coast Rapper Fashawn has officially been signed to Nas newly launched Mass Appeal imprint.  Working on his long-awaited sophomore album, ... read more >>
It's a Rap! 8.7.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 08 August 2014
Arrested Development is back and better than ever   Two-time Grammy winning hip hop group, Arrested Development will perform live with full band at the Madrid Theatre, in Canoga Park on Saturday August ... read more >>
James Brown Political Activist and Social Icon Through Music
Written by Shonassee Shaver 31 July 2014
Known as the “Godfather of Soul” to “The Hardest Working Man in Show Business,” James Brown was a musical legend who bridged unforgettable sounds and moves with expressive lyrics. A hero in Black ... read more >>
Legendary Jazz Singer Freda Payne returns to music with her new album Come back to Me Love
Written by Shonassee Shaver 31 July 2014
Photo Credit Raj Naik Payne discusses her love of Jazz, choosing her own musical style, to putting her heart and soul into her latest album. Iconic Vocalist Freda Payne known for her 1970 R&B crossover ... read more >>
It’s a Rap 7.24.17
Written by Shonassee Shaver 29 July 2014
New Jagged Edge Single Hope Now on iTunes Returning to the music scene, Jagged Edge has a new single “Hope” that is available on iTunes. Hope is on their forthcoming album Heartbreak Too, releasing ... read more >>
It’s a Rap 7.10.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 09 July 2014
New Music: Shad Moss “Ya Heard” ft. Problem Mr. 106 & Park has gone from the name Lil’ Bow Wow to Bow Wow, he is now reverting to his given name Shad Moss. The rapper said he would no longer ... read more >>
It’s a Rap 6.26.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 28 June 2014
Nicki Minaj, John Legend and Jhene Aiko Added to the 2014 BET Awards Lineup A host of additional star-studded performances will take place at the 2014 BET Awards. Nicki Minaj, Jhene Aiko, John Legend ... read more >>
Road to the BET Experience Recap
Written by Zon D’Amour, Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 June 2014
  Gvs_CZ_esNk Saturday, June 14th: Hundreds of LA natives packed the promenade of the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall in Inglewood for the third installment of the Road To The BET Experience. The concert ... read more >>
It’s a Rap 6.19.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 20 June 2014
  Robin Thicke's Album “Paula” Reflects marriage with Paula Patton The “Blurred Lines” singer has reportedly name his latest album “Paula” after his estranged wife Paula Patton. The couple ... read more >>
It’s a Rap 6.12.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 14 June 2014
The music industry is filled with talented Dads, some of the most prominent music artists in the business are not just powerhouses but fathers to sons and daughters. T.I. the King of Atlanta never fails ... read more >>
VIDEO: beat:repeat NYC | Mtume - Juicy Fruit
Written by Super User II 23 May 2014
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