Drake is comfortable in his own skin
Written by JOHN CARUCCI Associated Press 26 September 2013
This Sept. 21, 2013 file photo shows Drake performing at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, Nev. Drake's latest album, "Nothing Was The Same," was released on Tuesday, Sept. 24. (Photo by ... read more >>
Don’t Call it A Come Back…Late Night’s Prodigal Son Returns
Written by Ed Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 19 September 2013
  Like a familiar friend that stayed away too long, Arsenio Hall’s return to late night was welcomed with open arms September 9. America and the rest of the entertainment world showed up for the ... read more >>
Film Review: Things Never Said
Written by Joy Childs Sentinel Contributing Writer 19 September 2013
Director Charles Murray A labor of love – about us, by us   There aren’t too many feature-length movies about a woman’s journey from a loveless marriage to self-discovery and self–empowerment, ... read more >>
Reynolds Pushes to Keep Hattie McDaniel Alive
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Intern 17 September 2013
After a successful three city run of her award-winning, critically acclaimed play, “Hattie: What I Want You to Know,” Vickilyn Reynolds has found herself in the same position as many filmmakers ... read more >>
Phylicia Rashad takes on directing role
Written by STACY A. ANDERSON Associated Press 17 September 2013
  Phylicia Rashad with co-star Keshia Knight Pulliam from the "Cosby Show.” (Associated Press/Photo By Tina Fineberg, File) Phylicia Rashad is best known for starring roles on stage and television, ... read more >>
Show Me The Butler!
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 September 2013
    Cuba Gooding, Jr... The “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” Interview Cuba Gooding, Jr. was born in the Bronx on January 2, 1968, but raised in Los Angeles from the age of 4 on. Best known for his ... read more >>
Ink-deep in Creativity
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 September 2013
  Illustrator and Comics Animator, Arie Monroe Arie Monroe says about her illustrations, “I’m producing work that encourages African American women to be confident as they are." Arie Monroe ... read more >>
VIDEO: BET Awards Red Carpet Interviews Part 1
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VIDEO: A Taste of Taste of Soul
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Dave Chappelle Ditches Hartford Show Halfway Through
Written by Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 06 September 2013
Dave Chappelle Comedian Dave Chappelle angered fans in Hartford, Conn., on Thursday night when he cut short a performance and sat silently on a stool for nearly a half hour before walking off stage ... read more >>
Devon Franklin gives us the Scoop on Keeping his Faith in Hollywood
Written by Shonassee Shaver, Sentinel Contributing Writer 05 September 2013
Devon Franklin, Senior Vice President of Production for Columbia Tristar Pictures, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment He is a Hollywood mover and shaker attaining success by staying true to ... read more >>
JOE ADAMS: A True Living Legend from Watts to the World
Written by KENNETH D. MILLER Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 05 September 2013
WALKING WITH A LEGEND: (from left) The Bakewell Company Vice President Noel Fulcher enjoys a conversation with legendary Joe Adams and the Sentinel Executive Publisher and The Bakewell Company CEO Danny ... read more >>
Queen Latifah Set to Host New Talk Show
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Insight News 03 September 2013
    WILL AND JADA SMITH EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS She’s conquered hip-hop, Hollywood and Broadway; but now Queen Latifah is out to conquer daytime television with a new talk show.”The Queen Latifah ... read more >>
‘Golden Time of Day’ Frankie Beverly still ‘a’Maze’s 40 years later
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 29 August 2013
It was just another “Golden Time of Day” at the Gibson Amphitheater last Sunday when Maze featuring Frankie Beverly played for the 28th consecutive year, and the final time a place that Beverly calls ... read more >>
The new face of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” Cedric the Entertainer
Written by Edward Rice III Sentinel Contributing Writer 29 August 2013
Beginning September 2nd another King of Comedy will join the ranks of game show host, when Cedric the Entertainer replaces Meredith Vieira as the host of, “Who Wants to Be A Millionaire.” The long ... read more >>
Patton, Thicke have clear lines on jealousy, work
Written by NICOLE EVATT, Associated Press 28 August 2013
  Professionally, the 37-year-old actress is busy promoting the romantic comedy "Baggage Claim," which opens Sept. 27. "2 Guns," starring Patton, Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, opened earlier ... read more >>
Police smelled marijuana on 2 Chainz tour bus
Written by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press 28 August 2013
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer who pulled over the tour bus of rapper 2 Chainz "smelled an overwhelming odor of marijuana" when the driver opened the door, a police affidavit says. Eleven ... read more >>
Robin Thicke Spotlights HBCU Dance Teams in Video
Written by Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 27 August 2013
Robin Thicke poses with the Alabama State University Stingettes on the set of his latest video HBCU DANCE CORP   Still riding on the wave of his summer hit “Blurred Lines” that spent ... read more >>
The Butler --REVIEW
Written by Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic 22 August 2013
It’s about time. Finally a major-release film about the African American struggle for equality, told from a Black man’s perspective. Why has it taken Hollywood (aka the film industry) so long to ... read more >>
FILM REVIEW The Wolverine
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 22 August 2013
Jackman Journeys to Japan for Latest Adventure as Metal-Clawed Mutant Logan, aka Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), is a mutant with retractable claws and a self-healing, metal skeleton. As a member of ... read more >>
Jamie Foxx to Host ’50 Years Forward’
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 August 2013
  Academy Award-winning superstar Jamie Foxx will host the BBVA Compass Concert for Human Rights on Saturday, Sept. 14, at The Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center in Birmingham, Ala. The event ... read more >>
Reel Talk August 22
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 22 August 2013
SPIKE LEE Director Spike Lee has a couple days remaining in his Kickstarter campaign and has already reached his goal of $1.25 million. He originally launched his campaign on July 21 to raise money ... read more >>
It's A Rap August 22
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 22 August 2013
Music sensation Beyonce’ debuts new hair do. (Courtesy Photo) BEYONCÉ DEBUTS NEW ‘DO Known for her long, golden-curled locks, music sensation Beyonce has made a big cut. Beyonce, 31, posted ... read more >>
Written by Associated Press 22 August 2013
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" is serving up success at the box office. Starring Forest Whitaker as a longtime White House butler and Oprah Winfrey as his boozy wife, the Weinstein Co. biopic debuted in ... read more >>