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It’s a Rap 7.10.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 09 July 2014
New Music: Shad Moss “Ya Heard” ft. Problem Mr. 106 & Park has gone from the name Lil’ Bow Wow to Bow Wow, he is now reverting to his given name Shad Moss. The rapper said he would no longer ... read more >>
It’s a Rap 6.26.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 28 June 2014
Nicki Minaj, John Legend and Jhene Aiko Added to the 2014 BET Awards Lineup A host of additional star-studded performances will take place at the 2014 BET Awards. Nicki Minaj, Jhene Aiko, John Legend ... read more >>
Road to the BET Experience Recap
Written by Zon D’Amour, Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 June 2014
  Saturday, June 14th: Hundreds of LA natives packed the promenade of the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall in Inglewood for the third installment of the Road To The BET Experience. ... read more >>
It’s a Rap 6.19.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 20 June 2014
  Robin Thicke's Album “Paula” Reflects marriage with Paula Patton The “Blurred Lines” singer has reportedly name his latest album “Paula” after his estranged wife Paula Patton. The couple ... read more >>
It’s a Rap 6.12.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 14 June 2014
The music industry is filled with talented Dads, some of the most prominent music artists in the business are not just powerhouses but fathers to sons and daughters. T.I. the King of Atlanta never fails ... read more >>
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Written by Super User II 23 May 2014
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Ebony.com and CoverGirl Cosmetics sponsor ‘Lipstick on the Mic’ Pop Up Concert in Hollywood.
Written by Princess Manasseh 09 April 2014
RISING STARS: L-R Electric R&B fusion Duo Dead Right, Andra Day, MAAD*Moiselle pose together before each taking the stage for the secret concert PHOTO Ashley Walker    Rising superstar Andra ... read more >>
PHOTOS: Rick Ross Live Performance- REVOLT Live
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 18 March 2014
On the heels of Rick Ross' new album release, Mastermind, he performed live at REVOLT TV's Hollywood studio on Friday, March 7th at 2pm PST. This is the first of many concert series.  All ... read more >>
Music Superstar Akon Launches ‘Akon Lighting Africa’
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 March 2014
Akon With President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso Courtesy Photo  Philanthropist, business mogul and five-time Grammy nominated artist Akon has initiated a partnership to bring electricity to one ... read more >>
Dr. Holly Carter: A force in the world of entertainment, merging secular, Gospel music and film
Written by Nichole Brown Special to the Sentinel 10 February 2014
Dr. Holly Carter Courtesy Photo With a talent roster that reads like a who’s who of industry greats, Dr. Holly Carter has made a name for herself in the highly political environment of the Hollywood ... read more >>
BET Celebrates Rising Musicians with Music Matters Showcase
Written by Princess Manasseh 30 January 2014
HANDS UP: PJ Morton thrills the crowd at BET’s Music Matters Showcase giving it his all in a rooftop performance of his Grammy nominated single “Only One” PHOTO Courtesy of BET The Grammy edition ... read more >>
It’s a Rap 1.16.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 22 January 2014
Rihanna partners with Shakira for new single “Can’t Remember To Forget You” The “Pon de Replay” singer joined musical forces with Shakira for her new single “Can’t Remember To Forget ... read more >>
Kanye West Faces Lawsuit Over “Bound 2” Sample
Written by Alexis Taylor Special to the NNPA from The Afro-American Newspaper 09 January 2014
  Producer and Rapper, Kanye West. (Courtesy Photo)     Ricky Spicer was just 12 years old when he sang about being “Bound” to fall for the girl of his dreams on the 1971 album “2+2+1= ... read more >>
It’s A Rap 1.9.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 09 January 2014
Beyoncé under fire for using NASA’s Challenger Audio in ‘XO’   Despite the success of secretly dropping her fifth album, Beyoncé is receiving backlash for sampling NASA’s Challenger Tragedy ... read more >>
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 >>
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 >>
Kendrick Lamar Says What?!
Written by Nicole Williams and Chaez Pearson Sentinel Contributing Writers nicolew@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
Kendrick Lamar (AP Photo) The Compton-based rapper calls out slew of artists, has the Hip-Hop World saying ‘Woah’   It was out of nowhere, but I suppose that’s how most news ... read more >>
Its A Rap
Written by sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
DMX Dark Man X is returning to the big screen. Despite recent legal and financial troubles, DMX is returning to acting. He'll be making a cameo appearance in an upcoming film starring Chris Rock, ... read more >>
Inglewood Rapper Shawn Chrystopher Drops ‘The Lovestory LP’ with Timbaland
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer generalinfor@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
  With his long overdue album “The Lovestory LP” dropping this summer, Chrystopher definitely believes dreams do come true.  The Inglewood native is quickly making a name for himself in the rap ... read more >>
Diva Toni Braxton Loses Rights to 27 Songs
Written by Alexis Taylor, Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 13 August 2013
(Courtesy Photo)   Six-time Grammy award winner Toni Braxton may not have her trophies, Gucci flatware, or the rights to 27 of her hit-songs—but she still has a lot to smile about. The Severn, ... read more >>
Goodie Mob, AT&T and Blackberry ‘Elevate Young Black Voices’
Written by Troy Tieuel, Sentinel Contributing Writer troy@lasentinel.net 10 July 2013
KNO'BODIE:  "I already have service with AT&T, and they were looking for talent and solo artists to turn in a video for ‘Elevate Young Black Voices,’ said rapper Kno'Bodie.  “I was like, ... read more >>
Today, Biggie Smalls Would Have Been 41
Written by Chelsea Battle and Nicole Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writers chelsea@lasentinel.net and nicolew@lasentinel.net 21 May 2013
(AP Photo)   It has been 16 years since New York rapper Christopher Wallace better known as Biggie Smalls, passed away in the infamous 1997 Wilshire Blvd shooting in Los Angeles. He would have been ... 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 21
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 21 March 2013
  LIL WAYNE Cash Money Records boss Birdman made sure to let fans know nothing will slow down his longtime protégé Lil Wayne's domination in the rap game by visiting the hospitalized music star ... read more >>
Jesse L. Martin Replaces Lenny Kravitz in Marvin Gaye Biopic
Written by Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 19 March 2013
    Lenny Kravitz is out – and Jesse L. Martin is in to portray iconic soul singer Marvin Gaye in the Julien Temple produced, “Sexual Healing.”   According to Deadline, the film focuses ... read more >>

 

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