Friday, May 29, 2015
Sherri Shepherd lands new role on hit comedy ‘The Soul Man’
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
Sherri Shepherd has landed herself a new gig. After being let go as co-host on popular daytime talk show “The View,” Shepherd is returning to her roots with a new role on TV Land’s “The Soul ... read more >>
Keith David joins “Community” for Season 6
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
Veteran actor Keith David will join the cast of NBC’s comedy “Community” for the sixth season. David who recently starred in canceled series “Enlisted” will play Elroy Patashnik, a retired ... read more >>
BET Keeps The Laughs Coming Cast members discussed season three’s new celebrity faces and comedic punch lines
Written by Amen Oyiboke 06 November 2014
Season three of BET’s sitcom “Real Hus­bands of Hollywood” is well on its way and the show ratings continue to make it one of the most popular shows on BET. The “fakest reality show” last ... read more >>
Gugu the Ingenue
Written by Kam Williams 06 November 2014
Gugu Mabatha-Raw Gugu Mbatha- Rawskyrocketed to fame earlier this year on the strength of her inspired performance as the title character in Belle, a biopic about a biracial slave girl who was brought ... read more >>
Black Dynamite Rebirths the Blaxploitation era in its second season on Adult Swim
Written by Shonassee Shaver 06 November 2014
  Black Dynamite crew (left to right) Cream Corn, Black Dynamite, Honeybee and Bullhorn. Photo Courtesy Adult Swim Animation series Black Dynamite is back for their second season on Adult Swim. Premiering ... read more >>
Watch out cooking phenoms, Auntie Fee is on her way!
Written by Amen Oyiboke 31 October 2014
(L to R) Older brother James O’Dell, Auntie Fee and son Tavis Hunter. (Photo Credit by Amen Oyiboke) The new YouTube sensation is adding a new twist to homemade cuisine Felicia A. O’Dell, known ... read more >>
Anderson .Paak brings a diverse Sound and Artistry to the LA music scene
Written by Shonassee Shaver 31 October 2014
Anderson .Paak is a charismatic crooner with an edge. (Photo credit by Jacqueline Verdugo) Anderson .Paak is a versatile and rising LA-based artist. Multitalented and artistic, the singer and songwriter ... read more >>
TVOne Debuts Original Supernatural Trilogy: The Fright Night Files
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 31 October 2014
TV One will air its first-ever Halloween special, The Fright Night Files, featuring three original short films revealing tales of horror, betrayal and love gone wrong. “Pillow Talk Channel 187”, “For ... read more >>
Dear White People
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 30 October 2014
Q&A with Justin Simien, Writer/Director of one of the most intriguing and controversial films of the year. LAS: If you’re an African American student attending a predominately white institution ... read more >>
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 >>
Key & Peele Return for the Fourth Season
Written by Shonassee Shaver 15 October 2014
From their new provocative material to being today’s In Living color, the duo has made its mark on the comedy scene. Comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele returned for the fourth season of ... read more >>
#UnitedWeBrunch Honors TV Correspondent Nina Parker
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 15 October 2014
  Vv3QaMNUikY The former TMZ producer and current correspondent for The Insider on CBS created her own lane based on an unrelenting determination to succeed in the entertainment industry. Triumphant ... read more >>
VIDEO: "Addicted" Film, Cast Interviews
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 13 October 2014
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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 >>
Best Selling Erotic Novel Addicted Gets Film Adaptation
Written by Zon D’Amour, Contributing Writer 10 October 2014
  Actress Sharon Leal's character Zoe is seduced into a world wind affair with painter Quinton Conosa played by William Levy Courtesy Photo    Author Zane and the cast of her upcoming film discuss ... 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 >>
Reel Talk 10.9.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 09 October 2014
The Un-Private Collection features Ava DuVernay Filmmaker Ava DuVernay and multi-media artist Kara Walker will take part in The Broad's successful Un-Private Collection artist talk series, launched ... read more >>
A ‘Jurnee’ to Bountiful
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Photographer 02 October 2014
ARTHUR FRENCH, (left) performs with Cicely Tyson (right).  “It’s an uplifting story of how we deal with people who are older, how we need to respect them and respect what they have done and ... read more >>
LeBron James produces show “Survivor’s Remorse” on STARZ
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 02 October 2014
(from left to right) Mike O’Malley, Tom Werner, Maverick Carter and LeBron James have a panel discussion about the making of the new cable show. (Photo by: Amen Oyiboke) The sitcom takes ... read more >>
Brady and Cast Delivers in ‘Kiss Me, Kate’
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer 02 October 2014
  THEATER IN 1948: Wane Brady (left) and Merle Dandridge (right) interact.  Brady’s advice for beginning actors is, “Don’t wait to get in it, get in it!  Go audition.  Even if its community ... read more >>
Reel Talk 10.2.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 02 October 2014
Own: Oprah Winfrey Network October Fall Lineup   All new series on OWN include Oprah: Where Are They Now on Sundays at 9 p.m. Guests include Raven-Symoné who opens up about her sexuality beginning ... 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 >>

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Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
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Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
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Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
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21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
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L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash