The Year of Mary Mary Continues
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
As the 2009 Grammy Award Winners Garner Four Dove Award Nominations and a performance at the white house. The year of Mary Mary continues as the dynamic gospel duo of sisters Erica and Tina Campbell ... read more >>
Compton's own TJ Santana declares "The West Coast Succs"
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 January 2009
TJ Santana Releases Single "My Get Money" Jan. 13 on ITunes!In a bold step, Young HOGGS member and Glasses Malone associate decided to name upcoming EP "The West Coast Succs Right Now" ... read more >>
Saxophonist Delano, 'My So Fine'
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 December 2008
Saxophonist Andre Delano has been entertaining jazz fans since grade school in East St. Louis. Now the accomplished musician has come out with his second solo album entitled "My So Fine." ... read more >>
Motown 50th Anniversary Celebration Begins
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
Motown #1’s in stores Now NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL MOTOWN in stores January 13  25 OF THE MOST BELOVED MOTOWN CLASSICS ON LATEST EDITION OF MULTI-PLATINUM SERIES   The official ... read more >>
Lil’ Wayne's Noms Lead Grammys Cash Money Records Reacts
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne came out on top with eight Grammy nominations, including the big one -- album of the year -- for "Tha Carter III," the best-selling album of 2008. Ne-Yo also ... read more >>
Historical Day Marks Demise of Music Icon Jheryl Busby
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 November 2008
He was on his way to vote for Barack Obama before he succumbed The most significant day in American political history was not lost on renowned music executive Jheryl Busby who was on his way to the ... read more >>
Former Motown Exec Jheryl Busby Dies
Written by Stephanie Frederic 04 November 2008
Another music industry executive has passed away. Former President & CEO of Motown Records, Mr. Jheryl Busby, died this morning, November 4.  He was 59. Circumstances around Mr. Busby's ... read more >>
David Redic See A Change In Musical Direction
Written by Olusheyi Banjo 31 October 2008
Sometimes one song can change an artist’s life forever. Such is the case for musician David Redic. His original song “Season Of Change,” which about Presidential candidate Barrack ... read more >>
Barry Gordy Statement Regarding death of Levi Stubbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2008
I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my friend, Levi Stubbs.  It is not only a tremendous personal loss for me, but for the Motown family, and people all over the world who were touched ... read more >>
Levi Stubbs, Former Lead Vocalist of the Four Tops, Dead at 72
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2008
MAA EXCLUSIVE: Levi Stubbs, the most profound lead vocalist in American history, died this morning at his Detroit home sources have confirmed. Stubbs who suffered a series of strokes and other illnesses ... read more >>
Funeral Services for Norman Whitfield Open to the Public
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 September 2008
Funeral services for influential Motown Records producer and songwriter Norman Whitfield, who died Sept. 16 of complications from diabetes, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Angelus Funeral Home, ... read more >>
Motown Songwriter, Producer Norman Whitfield dies
Written by Associated Press (Polly Anderson & Robert Jablon) 25 September 2008
(AP) — Norman Whitfield, songwriter and producer who co-wrote a string of Motown classics including "War," "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" and "I Heard It ... read more >>
Motown Publicist Jones Dies of Heart Attack
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2008
Former Motown PR department head and publicist to pop legend Michael Jackson for more than 34 years, Bob Jones has passed. According to the EURweb report, the author of the 2005 Jackson tell-all "The ... read more >>
True ‘Guardians of Sound and Spirit’
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph 12 September 2008
 photo provided courtesy of Lesaterry.com Lesa Terry (center, violinist) and the Women’s Jazz Orchestra“When most people think about women in jazz, they believe that we are all singers. ... read more >>
Southeast Symphony Announces Soloists for 60th Anniv. Concert
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 17 July 2008
The Southeast Symphony Association Inc. announces the soloists who will be featured in their 60th Anniversary concert to be held on Sunday, July 20, at the Walt Disney Concert Hall of the Music Center ... read more >>
Singer Chaka Khan Is Back
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 July 2008
She’s Host Cathy Hughes’ Very Special Guest On A New Episode Of ‘TV One On One’ Sunday At 10pmTV One on One host Cathy Hughes sits down with music icon and ten-time Grammy winner ... read more >>
Norman Honored at UCLA
Written by Myra Blackburn, Contributing Writer 19 June 2008
The brilliant and astonishing Vocalist Jessye Norman performed at The Royce Hall at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) followed by a Private Post Concert Reception featuring Composer Laura ... read more >>
David Banner proves "Stuntin’ is a Habit Get Like Me"
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 29 May 2008
David Banner Proves "Stuntin’ is a Habit Get Like Me" By Brandon Brooks, Sentinel Entertainment Writer ... read more >>
51st Annual Grammy Awards To Hail From Los Angeles’ Staples Center Feb. 8, 2009, On CBS
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 May 2008
Nominations To Be Announced Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008 SANTA MONICA - The world’s premier music event, the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards, will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) from Los Angeles’ ... read more >>

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Playboy Jazz Festival Lineup Announced
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 29 May 2008
Herbie Hancock Tops The Bill For The Fest’s 30th Annual Jazz Party at the Hollywood Bowl Album of the year Grammy winner Herbie Hancock will close out this year’s 30th annual Playboy ... read more >>
R&B Songstress Tweet is Back with Third Album
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 27 March 2008
R&B Songstress Tweet is Back with Third AlbumAn Interview by Brandon Brooks,  Assistant Entertainment Editor (Sentinel) Tell me where you’re originally from and how you got started in the ... read more >>
Boyz II Men Hit The Southland With Three Performances
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 31 January 2008
Boyz II Men Hit The Southland With Three PerformancesAnaheim, L.A. and Agoura HillsOne of the most successful R&B male vocal groups of all time, Boyz II Men, is set to perform in three Southern California ... read more >>
Ms. Toi is ‘Not Yo Average Chick’
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 31 January 2008
Rap artist Ms. Toi was originally born in Chicago but has been living in Los Angeles since elementary school. She moved to Inglewood and later attended Inglewood High School. Early on Toi was known ... read more >>
Chris Brown Electrifies Universal Amphitheatre
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 03 January 2008
You can still hear the young girls screaming at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk this week as R&B sensation Chris Brown performed two sold out shows. The Chris Brown experience continues ... read more >>
Hip Hop's Wu-Tang Clan At The House Of Blues Sunday
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 20 December 2007
One of the most critically and commercially successful hip hop groups of all time comes to L.A. this weekend. The world famous Wu-Tang Clan - hip hop's Grammy winning group - is set to perform ... read more >>