Sunday, September 21, 2014
Legend Chuck Berry to Make Comeback at 86
Written by Associated Press 01 November 2012
    CLEVELAND (AP) — Still rockin’ at 86, music legend Chuck Berry promised a comeback Saturday with six new songs, some written 16 years ago.   “And as soon as I can get someone to guide ... read more >>
Whitney Houston: Time to Celebrate
Written by Joy Childs, Sentinel Contributing Writer 18 October 2012
    When Whitney Houston died at age 48 the day before the Grammys this year, the music industry had to scramble to put together a tribute befitting her stature and influence. Since that time, and ... read more >>
Buddy Guy looks to the future of the blues
Written by CARYN ROUSSEAU | Associated Press 27 September 2012
CHICAGO (AP) — Ask Chicago guitar legend Buddy Guy about the future of the blues and he'll give a depressing — but direct —answer. "It's scary," Guy said during an interview upstairs at his club, ... read more >>
Smokey Robinson—A Poet That You Knoweth
Written by Chelsea Battle Contributing Writer 12 September 2012
   Soulful crooner to unveil a one-man poet show   Ooh Baby, Baby- Whether you are a baby boomer, a generation x’er, or a tweener, you are bound to have been caught up in the quiet storm that is ... read more >>
As tour nears, R. Kelly promises return to raunch
Written by By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Associated Press 06 September 2012
This Aug. 10, 2012 photo originally released by Starpix shows R&B singer R. Kelly signing copies of his memoir, "Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me," at Barnes & Noble in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, ... read more >>
Reviews: Motown acts top summer concert season
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 02 August 2012
   Smokey Robinson Courtesy of artist   Concerts ’round L.A.    Three recent concerts featuring former Motown acts Smokey Robinson, The Jackson 5 and Gladys Knight prove that these artists ... read more >>
This time out, it’s Brian McKnight and the Duke Ellington Orchestra
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 27 July 2012
      In keeping with their tradition of the last several years of featuring wildly popular singers out in front of a major orchestra, the Hollywood Bowl will be filled with the sexy soulful ... read more >>
Musical life only gets better for Nas
Written by CRISTINA JALERU | Associated Press 20 July 2012
  This CD cover image released by Def Jam shows "Life is Good," the latest release by Nas. (AP Photo/Def Jam)   On the cover of his 10th album, "Life Is Good," the urban troubadour known as Nas is ... read more >>
R&B's Anthony Hamilton among Essence Fest closers
Written by CHEVEL JOHNSON | Associated Press 11 July 2012
  Anthony Hamilton performs at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, July 8, 2012. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Invision/AP)   NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For years, R&B singer Anthony Hamilton ... read more >>
Maxwell's Vocal Issues Force Cancellation of Tour Dates
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 July 2012
   Maxwell has regretfully been forced to cancel all concert appearances this summer. The Grammy award winning singer/songwriter has been advised by his doctors to take complete vocal rest after developing ... read more >>
ESSENCE and Music Icon Chaka Khan Join Together for a Special Graduation Ceremony
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 June 2012
 ESSENCE and 10-time GRAMMY® winning singer Chaka Khan, in a partnership with Verizon through its HopeLine program, will salute 33 women of the greater New Orleans community and their remarkable life ... read more >>
Vernon Oliver Price, Mother of former Temptations lead singer Louis Price releases debut album
Written by Larry Buford Sentinel Contributing Writer 28 June 2012
   Album Review: Artist: Vernon Oliver Price Album: Thank You Lord Produced by:  Son Louis Price   Renowned Gospel singer Vernon Oliver Price – mother of former lead singer of The Temptations, ... read more >>
D'Angelo makes 1st US appearance in 12 years
Written by CHRIS TALBOTT | Associated Press 14 June 2012
DeAngelo performs during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., Sunday, June 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)  The reclusive R&B singer made his first live U.S. appearance in 12 ... read more >>
Aretha Franklin set to perform @ Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 14 June 2012
Aretha Franklin performs prior to President Barack Obama speaking in Detroit, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011. Obama's speech at the annual event was serving as a dress rehearsal for the jobs address he's delivering ... read more >>
Renowned Guitarist Kevin Eubanks works with local students
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 June 2012
Renowned Guitarist Kevin Eubanks and Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Teach TalentedLos Angeles Public High Schools Music Students as Arts Programs Face Uncertain FutureVirtuoso guitarist and former Tonight ... read more >>
Iraq veteran uses rap to treat his PTSD
Written by CRISTINA SILVA | Associated Press 17 May 2012
Sgt. Leo Dunson sings "Easy" for his voice class final exam at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Thursday, April 26, 2012, in Las Vegas. While working to earn a degree in political science, Dunson focuses ... read more >>
Rapper G. Dep gets 15 to life in '93 NYC shooting
Written by Associated Press 10 May 2012
G. DepAp PhotoRapper G. Dep gets 15 to life in '93 NYC shootingBy JENNIFER PELTZ | Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — When rapper G. Dep turned himself in for a nearly 2-decade-old shooting, he told police ... read more >>
Whitney Houston's mother releases new gospel songs
Written by Associated Press 10 May 2012
caption: In this May 6, 2011 file photo originally released by the American Heart Association, Grammy award-winning soul and gospel singer Cissy Houston appears at the American Heart Associations' "You ... read more >>
VIDEO: Goapele lnterview
Written by Super User II 04 April 2012
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Chaka Khan Releases Tribute in Honor of Trayvon Martin
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 March 2012
R&B legend Chaka Khan announced today the release of a tribute video in support of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old youth who was gunned down in Sanford, Fla., Feb. 26, one month ago today, by George ... read more >>
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 29 March 2012
Written by Super User II 28 March 2012
Apollo to induct Lionel Richie, Etta James
Written by Associated Press 16 March 2012
Singer-songwriter Lionel Richie in Nashville, Tenn. Richie and the late vocalist Etta James will be inducted into the Apollo Theater's hall of fame on June 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File) NEW YORK ... read more >>
VIDEO: 2012 Grammy Awards Red Carpet Interviews part 2
Written by Super User II 16 February 2012
ewbS6fXMlls   Brandon I Brooks of The Los Angeles Sentinel Host Red Carpet Interviews for 2012 54th Annual Grammy Awards for Jet and Ebony Magazine. Featuring Taraji P. Henson, Mary Mary, Kirk Franklin, ... watch video >>
VIDEO: 2012 Big Boy From Power 106 Interview
Written by Super User II 16 February 2012
YKFxEG4dQNg   Interview with Big Boy from Power 106 with Brandon I. Brooks of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and the L.A. Watts Times Newspaper. watch video >>



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