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Michael Jackson: One Year Later
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 01 July 2010
Michael Jackson: through the yearsEven in death Michael Jackson continues to dominate the sales charts.By Brandon I. Brooks Sentinel Entertainment EditorAccording to Nielsen SoundScan, MJ has nine of the ... read more >>
Garry Shider of Parliament Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 June 2010
 Garry Shider of Parliament Garry Shider, the longtime musical director of Parliament-Funkadelic known as "Starchild," died Wednesday at his home in Upper Marlboro, MD., reports the Associated Press. ... read more >>
Father Son Trio Unleashes Smash Hit
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 June 2010
 Father Son TrioFather Son Trio Unleashes Smash Hit "Like Father Like Son" Los Angeles entrepreneur Ron Taylor vividly remembers the days where he and his son shared a single motel room and their time ... read more >>
Compton brings the good vibes at the Annual Juneteenth Celebration
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 24 June 2010
 Jazz singer Phil Perry makes the crowd feel good with his smooth sound. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorThe Par 3 Golf Course in Compton was filled to capacity as the City ... read more >>
Playtime at the Playboy
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 17 June 2010
  Naturally 7Esperanza (Photo by Pete Iovino) By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterThe 2010 Playboy Jazz Festival, the 32nd, did its usual outstanding job of headlining something old, something ... read more >>
Herbie Hancock Imagines John Lennon in ‘Project’
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 17 June 2010
  Herbie Hancock (Photo © Becky Sapp/Wire Image)By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing Writer "The Imagine Project", the new CD from multiple Grammy-winning artist and musical pioneer Herbie ... read more >>
Get Ready for This Year’s Second Line at the PBJF
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 10 June 2010
 Irvin MayfieldBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterAnyone who's been to the Playboy over the past several years knows that sometime in the afternoon they're going to be standing up at their seats ... read more >>
OLETA ADAMS, SAL MARQUEZ AND LAO TIZER AT WARNER CENTER PARK, SUNDAY, JUNE 6TH
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
Playboy Jazz Festival gets fans in the spirit with free community concert OLETA ADAMS, SAL MARQUEZ AND LAO TIZER AT WARNER CENTER PARK, SUNDAY, JUNE 6TH, IN WOODLAND HILLSFor Southern California jazz fans, ... read more >>
Rollins Rocks Disney Hall
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 20 May 2010
 Sonny RollinsJoy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterWhen you're Sonny Rollins, you don't have to talk much to the audience if you don't want to.  All you need to say to your devotees is "Welcome," ... read more >>
Chaka Khan makes waves at annual festival
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 20 May 2010
 Chaka Khan makes waves at annual festival By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment EditorWhen entering the Greek Theatre on Friday night, I thought for a moment that the Wavefest 2010 would probably ... read more >>
Essence Music Festival Will Give More than Music This Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Essence Music Festival Will Give More than Music This YearEMF will hold its first African American Education Seminar.By Elzena RankinsSentinel InternThis year's Essence Music Festival (EMF) will not only ... read more >>
Grammy Winner Stephanie Mills makes a comeback
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 10 May 2010
Stephanie Mills Grammy Winner Stephanie Mills Makes a ComebackMills will Release 4th Album and Headline Benefit ConcertBy Elzena RankinsSentinel InternIts been a minute since we last heard from Stephanie ... read more >>
1st ANNUAL CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 May 2010
 THE CONGA ROOM presents  1st ANNUAL CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL & HOT LAVA AFTER PARTY AT L.A. LIVE THIS WEDNESDAYThe first annual CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL and HOT LAVA AFTER PARTY upstairs at The ... read more >>
Akon files lawsuit against former business partners
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2010
Akon Akon files lawsuit against former business partners *Singer Akon has filed a lawsuit against his former business partners claiming they used his company name for a new perfume without his permission.The ... read more >>
DMX files lawsuit against Rich Kid Entertainment
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2010
DMX DMX files lawsuit against Rich Kid Entertainment *Rapper DMX has filed a lawsuit – from jail – against a company he claims has been stealing his royalty checks for at least the past ... read more >>
Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey renew wedding vows
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2010
Nick Cannon & Mariah Carey Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey renew wedding vows *Nick Cannon announced on his New York radio show Friday that he and the missus will celebrate their second wedding anniversary ... read more >>
Ronald Isley is back in the studio
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2010
Ronald Isley Ronald Isley is back in the studio R&B veteran Ronald Isley is fresh out of prison and headed back to the recording studio after serving a three-year sentence for tax evasion.In a recent ... read more >>
(Part 2) Hip - Hop Legends: Top 25 Rap Stars of All Time
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 29 April 2010
Hip - Hop Legends (Part II): Top 25 Rap Stars of All Time By Brandon I. Brooks Sentinel Entertainment Editor Last week the Sentinel put together a list of the 'Top 10 Rap Stars of All-Time.' Recap (visit ... read more >>
Hip Hop Legends: Top 10 Rap Stars of All-Time
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 23 April 2010
Hip Hop Legends: Top 10 Rap Stars of All-Time By Brandon I. Brooks Sentinel Entertainment Editor What defines being "the greatest Rap Star of all-time?" That is a question that every fan of hip-hop has ... read more >>
Star Watch: Makeba Riddick
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2010
Makeba RiddickProducer, Songwriter Makeba Riddick Scores Billboard Hot 100 #1Just scored #1 on billboard dance chart with Kelis' "Acapella"In the last 4 weeks, "Rude Boy" bolted 23-8-4-1* on the Billboard ... read more >>
Unity Diaspora Coalition, Census Poster and Social Media Competition.
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2010
Stevie Wonder's Son, Mumtaz Morris and Director Dennis McKinley Among Judges for Unity Diaspora Coalition, Census Poster and Social Media Competition. Prizes include financial scholarships, hi-tech gift ... read more >>
Super Producer Christopher Henderson
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 29 March 2010
Christopher Henderson in Studio Christopher HendersonChristopher Henderson poses on the Red CarpetSuper Producer Christopher Henderson By Brandon I. Brooks Sentinel Entertainment Editor Producer/Songwriter ... read more >>
Raheem DeVaughn Releases "The Love & War Masterpeace"
Written by Maleena Lawrence (Contributing Writer) 19 March 2010
Raheem Devaughn   Double Deluxe, Listen Up: Raheem DeVaughn Releases "The Love & War Masterpeace" In the relaxed atmosphere of a private CD listening party, I had the distinct pleasure ... read more >>
Jill Scott Grants NAACP Exclusive Download Rights
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 March 2010
Jill Scott   Jill Scott Grants NAACP Exclusive Download Rights All Proceeds From Single Will Benefit The NAACP For Haiti Fund Last month, millions across the country gathered to watch the 41st ... read more >>
Bill Cosby announces the line up for the 32nd Annual Playboy Jazz Festival
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 04 March 2010
Bill Cosby announces the line up for the 32nd Annual Playboy Jazz FestivalBy Elzena RankinsSentinel Intern On Thursday February 25, Master of Ceremonies, Bill Cosby and the executives of the Playboy Jazz ... read more >>

 

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