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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 >>
Rapper Pimp C Found dead in a Hollywood Hotel
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 December 2007
Rapper Pimp C, one-half of the veteran Houston rap group UGK, was found dead in the Mondrian Hotel in Hollywood Tuesday. He was 33. “It is with great regret that I must confirm that Chad Butler ... read more >>
'HIP HOP LIVES' in Long Beach
Written by Stephanie Frederic 06 December 2007
He’s considered one of the greatest rappers to hold the mic. KRS-One, who proclaims that real Hip Hop is not played on the radio, brings his signature style and lyrics to The Rhythm Lounge in Long ... read more >>
Babyface In Concert Sunday Nov. 11
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 November 2007
 R&B crooner Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds continues his nationwide tour with a stop at the Morongo Casino Resort in Cabazon Sunday, Nov. 11 at 7pm. Edmonds has been crisscrossing the ... read more >>
Jay-Z Coming to L.A.'s House Of Blues Nov 6
Written by Super User 01 November 2007
   Tickets For His American Gangster CD Debut Show sell Out In 8 Minutes Rap Superstar Jay-Z sits down with the ‘L.A . Sentinel’ to talk about his American Gangster inspired CD ... read more >>
R. Kelly's Trial Postponed, Concert Dates Confirmed
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 11 October 2007
Now the trial has been postponed and on the release of R. Kelly's album, Double Up, which debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in June, Kelly is now officially announced he will be performing concerts ... read more >>
Ashford and Simpson to Perform at the Brotherhood Crusade's Annual Dinner
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 October 2007
By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Assistant Managing EditorNefertiti AustinContributing WriterKnown to the world as Ashford and Simpson, Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson, who have enjoyed tremendous success ... read more >>
Malcolm-Jamal Warner Returns to 17th Annual Jazz At Drew
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 04 October 2007
An eclectic mix of Jazz, R&B, Blues and Gospel music will once again fill the air of South Los Angeles as Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles plays host to one of Southern ... read more >>
Jay-Z To Release Another Album
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 September 2007
Album Inspired by Upcoming Motion Picture "AMERICAN GANGSTER"He has truly come out of retirement again! Roc-A-Fella Records and JAY-Z will release the new album AMERICAN GANGSTER. Separate ... read more >>
Common Brings His Cool Rap Style To Southern California This Week
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 September 2007
He's not your everyday rapper. He's so much more. Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. aka Common brings his uncommon rap style to Southern California this week performing at the Wiltern theatre on Thursday, ... read more >>
Exclusive Interview With Big Jon Platt, The "big" man behind music's big names
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 30 August 2007
“Big” Jon Platt is big in every sense of the word. He is the executive vice president/head of Urban, Creative, West Coast, for EMI Music Publishing. To state it plain and simple, Big Jon ... read more >>
Beyonce' Fever Hits Southern California
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 30 August 2007
Superstar and cultural icon Beyonce is bringing her 2007 world tour to Southern California this weekend with shows Saturday in Anaheim and Sunday night at LA’s Staples Center, but if you want to ... read more >>
Macy Gray Returns To Hollywood Bowl August 26
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 23 August 2007
 Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, performer, actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist Macy Gray returns to the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, August 26, in support of BIG, her first album in ... read more >>
Perrodin Brings the Gospel to Compton
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 23 August 2007
As summer segues into fall, the City of Compton, along with KJLH 102.3 FM and the Los Angeles Sentinel is presenting its Gospel 2007 Concert, taking place September 8 at the Compton Par 3 Golf Course. ... read more >>
First Annual "Reggae By The Bay" Festival This Weekend In Long Beach
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 15 August 2007
LONG BEACH, CA - The Queen Mary will be jammin’ at the 1st Annual Reggae by the Bay Festival, Sunday August 19 in Long Beach. Reggae fans from all over Southern California are coming down to the ... read more >>
Soul Jam Arrives in Compton
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 15 August 2007
Final Call for All Rhythm and Blues Fans!You may have waited until the last minute to attend the most exciting outdoor-summer concert in the Los Angeles area but there is still time to purchase your ... read more >>
2007 Summer Soul Jam Flyer
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 15 August 2007
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Common To Release 7th Album
Written by By Lisa Spivey, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 July 2007
Rapper, Actor and Social Activist Common will release his anticipated 7th album “Finding Forever” on July 31. Common will release the album on G.O.O.D. Music/Geffen Records and will team ... read more >>
Usher's Going To Be A Daddy
Written by Lisa Spivey, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 July 2007
Double congratulations going out to R&B sensation, Usher and his fiancée, Tameka Foster. The two are not only announced their engagement, but also they're expecting a baby this fall. ... read more >>



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