Jackson's health and finances part of civil trial
Written by Anthony McCartney, Associated Press 29 April 2013
(AP Photo)   LOS ANGELES (AP) — Millions, and possibly billions, of dollars are at stake in a civil trial starting Monday over allegations from Michael Jackson's mother that the company promoting ... read more >>
Alvin Ailey Dancers Grace Chandler Pavilion
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer troy@lasentinel.net 26 April 2013
  Five days of multi-cultural dance performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, led by artistic director, Robert Battle was kicked off in grand fashion April 17 as the Alvin Ailey American Dance ... read more >>
IT's A Rap April 25
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 25 April 2013
  JENNIFER HUDSON Jennifer Hudson was honored with a special Grammy Award recently at the Recording Academy’s Grammys on the Hill ceremony in Washington DC. The group honored Hudson with a Recording ... read more >>
Hip Hop Controversy: Rap Music May be Facing New Challenges
Written by Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 24 April 2013
   Beyonce and her husband, mogul Jay-Z, tour Old Havana, Cuba, April 4. The power couple was in Havana on their fifth wedding anniversary. Photo: AP/Wide World photo    By: Charlene Muhammad Special ... read more >>
Connections hamper jury selection in Jackson case
Written by LINDA DEUTSCH Associated Press 19 April 2013
Michael Jackson The extensive connections of Michael Jackson, his family and friends became a challenge for a judge trying to seat an impartial jury for his mother's wrongful death lawsuit against ... read more >>
Ailey Returns to Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 19 April 2013
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Jacqueline Green in Kyle Abraham's Another Night. Photo by Paul Kolnik Following performances in New York City Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater  returned to ... read more >>
Reel Talk April 18
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 18 April 2013
  ‘Holla II’ With just the right amount of creepy, a touch of campy, and a comedic plot to kills coeds in gruesome, over the top fashion, H. M. Coakley's "Holla II" set to hit theaters April 19th ... read more >>
It's A Rap April 18
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 18 April 2013
  Rick Ross A day after Reebok ended its relationship with Rick Ross, the rapper acknowledged that his lyrics on Rocko's song "U.O.E.N.O." were "offensive." In a statement Friday, Ross said being ... read more >>
Veni! Vidi! Varis!
Written by KAM WILLIAMS 18 April 2013
                Known to many as "Varis" or simply as "V," Travaris Spears hails from Rochester, New York where, at an early age, he displayed a charm that was engaging and magnetic. An ... read more >>
Damien Wayans
Written by Chelsea Battle, Sentinel Contributing Writer 15 April 2013
  Damien Wayans  With the wrap of his first season starring in Second Generation Wayans, Damien talks Wayans’ life behind the scenes. Wayans.  The mere mention of the name likely brings to mind ... read more >>
Behind the Scenes with Carlos King
Written by Chelsea Battle, Sentinel Contributing Writer 15 April 2013
  The successfultelevision producer who helped to bring you Love and Hip Hop Atlanta discusses his journey into reality TV and what’s in store for season 2.     “Be patient, work hard, know ... read more >>
Reel Talk April 11
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 12 April 2013
  CASHING IN WITH TYLER ‘Tyler Perry's Temptation' debuted in third place, earning $21.6 million, followed by  the action film ``Olympus Has Fallen'' with $14.1 million and ``Oz the Great and   ... read more >>
It's A Rap April 11
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 12 April 2013
RAY J’s HIT or MISSES His sister is a former television sitcom star and R& B singer, he has tried his hand at both television and music and once had a hit TV Reality Show, but what Ray J is best ... read more >>
‘The Couple’ Reveals Honest Portrait of Black Love
Written by Nicole Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 April 2013
Actors for Desmond Faison and Numa Perrier play the couple in the web-based show “The Couple” from Black and Sexy TV.   On set for “The Couple”, Co-creator, Dennis Dortch gives direction ... read more >>
Brad Paisley-LL Cool J song stirs up controversy
Written by Associated Press 11 April 2013
Brad Paisley on His Song 'Accidental Racist': 'It's Not a Stunt' (ABC News) Brad Paisley's collaboration with LL Cool J on "Accidental Racist" has accidentally kicked up some controversy. The song ... read more >>
Chris Bosh Celebrates his 29th "Moroccan Style" with Rémy Martin® V
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 April 2013
  Chris Bosh Celebrates his 29th “Moroccan Style” with Rémy Martin® V   Wednesday April 3rd, Chris Bosh celebrated his 29th birthday at Briza on the Bay with members and coaches of the 2012 ... read more >>
Jeff Clanagan: Hollywood’s Real Black Power
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 04 April 2013
  ‘Free Angela’, a gripping documentary reflecting the historic events that catapulted a young Angela Davis into a controversial political icon during the turbulent late 1960’s will make it’s ... read more >>
It's A Rap April 4
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 04 April 2013
  Sean “Diddy” Combs Sean “Diddy” Combs ranks No. 1 on this year’s Forbes Five, the magazine’s list of hip-hop’s wealthiest artists, with an estimated net worth of $580 million. The ... read more >>
Reel Talk April 4
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 04 April 2013
  Sam Cooke Film While we are in the season of biopics, it’s time to do a Sam Cooke film. Actually the project was first announced in 2011, but like many things, it got put off. So it’s now officially ... read more >>
Michael Jackson Company Executive Passes Away
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 02 April 2013
The Raymone K. Bain Companies, LLC 4770 Dexter Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20007 (202) 239-2295; Fax: (202) 337-1392 Email Address: RBain228460@aol.com     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2013     Contact: Raymone ... read more >>
Hattie…What I Need You to Know Returns to LA
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 28 March 2013
   Hattie…What I Need You To Know! is back by popular demand and will be at the Hudson Backstage Theatre each weekend through April 14, 2013. Hattie…What I Need You to Know is a celebration of Hattie ... read more >>
Kathleen McGhee-Anderson: A Pioneer on the Television Frontier
Written by Chelsea Battle 28 March 2013
    Kathleen McGhee-Anderson (left), Moderator Shirley Jo Finney (right)         In television writing circles, there is probably no higher aspiration than to have a million no’s to a script ... read more >>
Raheem DeVaughn Journeys to Love Land
Written by Chelsea Battle 28 March 2013
    R&B artist, Raheem DeVaughn photo by Whitney Thomas Spring is in the air, and self-proclaimed “Love King”, Raheem DeVaughn, is sitting on the set of his latest music video, “Love Connection”, ... read more >>
It's A Rap March 28
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 28 March 2013
Aaliya Suing Two lawsuits are in the works over music by the late R&B singer Aaliyah. According to TMZ, publishing company Reservoir Media Management is suing independent record label and film ... read more >>
Reel Talk March 28
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 28 March 2013
  HALLE WAIT A MINUTE It’s gonna be a while before Halle Berry makes that move to France. The actress has been anxious to start a new life in Europe with her fiancé Olivier Martinez, but her ex, ... read more >>

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