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Usher and the Peas capture first AMAs of the night
Written by Nekesha Mumbi Moody (Associated Press) 01 December 2010
Rihanna performs at the 38th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) By NEKESA MUMBI MOODYAP Music WriterUsher and the Black Eyed Peas captured the ... read more >>
One Jazz Festival Nation Under A Funk Groove
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 04 September 2010
 Big Sam's Funky Nation (Photo by Joy Childs)Kevin Eubanks (Photo by Joy Childs)Rochelle Ferrell (Photo by Joy Childs)By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterWhen the summer jazz concert circuit begins ... read more >>
Jay-Z Tops Forbes List
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Jay-Z and wife BeyonceEvery year, Forbes magazine publishes its Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. This year, again, rapper mogul Jay-Z hit the top spot with Sean “Diddy” Combs, Alieuane “Akon” Thiam, ... read more >>
Luda’s ’Battle of the Sexes’ Another Smash Hit
Written by Biko Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 28 August 2010
 CD REVIEWBy Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternHip-hop is not dead! It's alive and well, thanks in part to a man named Christopher Bridges, aka Ludacris.Ludacris has been in the hip-hop game for ... read more >>
Gap Band bassist Robert Wilson dies
Written by Nekesha Mumbi Moody (Associated Press) 21 August 2010
 Robert Wilson of the Gap Band, at the 2005 BMI Urban Music Awards in Miami Beach, Florida (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez file photo)By Nekesha Mumbi MoodyAssociated Press WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Robert Wilson, ... read more >>
STAR WATCH: Statik Express
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 23 July 2010
 Statik ExpressWatch Out...Operation Takeover!By Elzena RankinsSentinel InternBack again for the second time, giving the Sentinel another exclusive interview, comes a group so determined that nothing ... read more >>
Jazz 'round LA: Old Souls, Young Hearts Swing at Catalina Bar and Grill
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 08 July 2010
Jazz 'round LA: Old Souls, Young Hearts Swing at Catalina Bar and GrillBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing Writer  To a decidedly enthusiastic and proud crowd of parents, teachers and friends, three variations ... read more >>
Tupac's "Dear Mama" Selected for Inclusion in Library of Congress
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
Tupac ShakurAfeni ShakurClassic 1995 track is one of 25 recordings deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" by Library of Congress this yearBy Sentinel Wire ServiceTupac Shakur's ... read more >>
Chris Brown takes a look at the man in the mirror
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 02 July 2010
Chris Brown performing at the 2010 BET AwardsArtist breaks down and cries in front of live audience at the 2010 BET AwardsBy Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment EditorR&B star Chris Brown paid ... read more >>
BET Awards — A lot of surprises this year!
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 02 July 2010
Prince accepting the 2010 BET Lifetime Achievement Award. (Photo courtesy of BET)By Elzena RankinsLA Sentinel InternThis years 10th annual BET Awards was a surprise for everyone, especially when Chris ... read more >>
Pharrell Williams connects Music with Animation
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 02 July 2010
Pharrell Williams (left) works alongside Hetior Pereira (right) for the “Despicable Me” soundtrack.Despicable Me By Brandon I. BrooksEntertainment EditorPharrell Williams of the Neptunes and ... read more >>
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 >>

 

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