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Earl Palmer, Legendary Drummer, passes
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 September 2008
Even though New Orleans is internationally known as the home of jazz, Earl Palmer gave it rock 'n' roll. He performed with some of the greatest names in music history including Fats Domino, ... read more >>
Motown Songwriter, Producer Norman Whitfield dies
Written by Associated Press (Polly Anderson & Robert Jablon) 25 September 2008
(AP) — Norman Whitfield, songwriter and producer who co-wrote a string of Motown classics including "War," "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" and "I Heard It ... read more >>
Motown Publicist Jones Dies of Heart Attack
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2008
Former Motown PR department head and publicist to pop legend Michael Jackson for more than 34 years, Bob Jones has passed. According to the EURweb report, the author of the 2005 Jackson tell-all "The ... read more >>
Miracle of St. Spike
Written by Stephanie Frederic 25 September 2008
Miracle of St. Spike Spike Lee found ... read more >>
Samuel L. Jackson:
Written by Stephanie Frederic 18 September 2008
Samuel L. Jackson: Neighbor From Hell and in ... read more >>
At The Box Office (09-11-08 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2008
BIG BUDGET FILMS Burn after Reading (R for sexuality, violence and pervasive profanity) Coen Brothers crime caper about a personal trainer (Brad Pitt) and a gym owner (Frances McDormand) who try to ... read more >>
True ‘Guardians of Sound and Spirit’
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph 12 September 2008
 photo provided courtesy of Lesaterry.com Lesa Terry (center, violinist) and the Women’s Jazz Orchestra“When most people think about women in jazz, they believe that we are all singers. ... read more >>
Entertainment Briefs (9-11-08 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2008
Tina Turner shakes out new tour dates Tina Turner has extended her upcoming comeback tour, a globe-spanning trek that will keep the 68-year-old performer on the road for more than half a year. The Rock ... read more >>
Kanye West Arrested at LAX
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 11 September 2008
Kanye West was arrested at LAX along with his bodyguard, Don Crowley. The incident took place at the entrance to the security checkpoint for American Airlines at Terminal 4. Access Hollywood was the first ... read more >>
Katt Williams Returns As Host For The Third Annual “Bet Hip Hop Awards”
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 11 September 2008
The third time is a charm for BET as actor/comedian Katt Williams returns to host the third annual BET HIP HOP AWARDS. Taping on Saturday, October 18 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center ... read more >>

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Tyler Perry’s Dynasty Of A Movie ‘Family That Preys’
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 11 September 2008
Tyler Perry’s Dynasty Of A Movie ‘Family That Preys’ ... read more >>
At the Box Office (08-28-08 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 28 August 2008
Big Budget Films Death Race (R for profanity and graphic violence) High-adrenaline, sci-fi thriller, set in 2020, revolving around a NASCAR champion (Jason Statham) imprisoned for a crime he didn’t ... read more >>
'Suge' Knight arrested in Las Vegas, accused of drug possession, assault on girlfriend
Written by Associated Press 27 August 2008
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police say rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is in a Las Vegas jail on drug and assault charges after he was accused of beating his girlfriend while brandishing a knife. ... read more >>
Tyrese Going Full Throttle In ‘Death Race’ and Hollywood
Written by Stephanie Frederic 21 August 2008
Tyrese Going Full Throttle In ‘Death ... read more >>
Rock The Bells keeps hip-hop alive and well
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 15 August 2008
The Pharcyde, A Tribe Called Quest join Nas and many more at annual festival in San Bernardino Hip-hop festival Rock the Bells has long been noted for historic reunions –the last show of the entire ... read more >>
Black Moses Goes Home
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 11 August 2008
Community Mourns loss of Issac Hayes  Still mourning the loss of legendary comedian and actor Bernie Mac, our community suffered another blow when news came that singer, songwriter, and funk-legend ... read more >>
Goodloe Behind Another Lens
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 August 2008
 Documentary Project About Girls in Gangs is Personal Well-known photographer Valerie Goodloe, who is the West Coast Staff Photojournalist for Johnson Publishing Company, Ebony/Jet Magazine, ... read more >>

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Entertainment Briefs (8-7-08 Edition)
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2008
American Black Film Festival Opens Today Through Sunday Tyler Perry’s Cast of Upcoming Film Featured “Off the Red Carpet” Sanaa Lathan, Taraji Henson, Rockmond Dunbar and Cole ... read more >>
At the Box Office (8-7-07 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 07 August 2008
Big Budget Films Pineapple Express (R for violence, drug use, sexual references and pervasive profanity) Over-the-top teensploit about a lazy stoner (Seth Rogen) who purchases a new strain of weed ... read more >>
The Sultry Side of the Sassy Sister Known as New
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 07 August 2008
Tiffany “New York” PollardTiffany Pollard was born on January 6, 1982 to Michele Rothschild-Patterson and Alex Pollard and raised in Utica, New York where she graduated from Thomas R. Proctor ... read more >>
Samuel L. Jackson Presents: “Head Trips”
Written by Stephanie Frederic 07 August 2008
Samuel L. Jackson Presents: “Head Trips” ... read more >>
Entertainment Briefs (7-31-08 Edition)
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 July 2008
Nelly hired as Sean Jean's New Spokesmodel Often called the sexiest man in Hip Hop, rapper Nelly has become the official spokesmodel for his upcoming fall collection of Sean John underwear. It ... read more >>
At the Box Office (7-31-08 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 31 July 2008
Big Budget Films The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (PG-13 for adventure and action violence) Brendan Fraser returns for a third go-round as intrepid explorer Rick O'Connell who is now joined ... read more >>
Review: Letters to a Young Sister: Define Your Destiny
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 31 July 2008
“In Letters to a Young Sister, Hill has covered all the important issues. As a woman, I can't agree more with how important it is to focus on becoming your best self, a point Hill makes several ... read more >>
Bobby Seale The Chicago 10 Interview
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 31 July 2008
Seizing the Time with the Black Panther Founder Robert George Seale was born on October 22, 1936 in Dallas, Texas where, from the age of six, he was raised by his father to be a carpenter-builder ... read more >>

 

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