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IN MEMORIAM: Iconic Actor Clarence Williams III Dead at 81
June 10, 2021
His role as “Linc” on “The Mod Squad” in the 1970s, catapulted Williams into the mainstream. But some of his best work came on the big screen, particularly as Prince’s father in the 1984 hit, “Purple Rain,” and nine years later in the Wesley Snipes drama, “Sugar Hill.” ... read more »
Prince Fans Pay Respects at Paisley Park 5 Years After Death
April 23, 2021
Paisley Park, where Prince lived and worked, welcomed back select fans Wednesday to mark the fifth anniversary of his death from inside his creative sanctuary. Some wore custom Prince clothes and shoes and left flowers and other mementos as tributes to the late superstar. ... read more »
Digital Underground ‘Shock G’ Passes Away at 57
April 22, 2021
Thursday, April 22, the world learned that Gregorgy Jacobs, also know as Hip-Hop legend 'Shock G,' passed away at the age of 57. This incident follows the passing of hip-hop legends Black Rob and DMX, weeks apart from each other. ... read more »
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Master of Comedy Dave Chappelle Receives ‘Mark Twain Prize for American Humor’
October 31, 2019
Gifted with a spirit of perseverance, determination and extreme creative intelligence, the award recognizes Chappelle as one of the world’s greatest humorists. ... read more »
Cooperative Economic Empowerment Movement Announces its 2nd Annual CEEM Weekend at the LA County Fair: A Tribute to Black Influence in Popular Culture
September 12, 2019
The 2nd Annual CEEM Weekend at the LA County Fair will feature a “Tribute to Black Influence in Pop Culture!” Come celebrate the incredible impact of African-American contributions to this year's fair theme: Pop Culture! The CEEM Weekend is sponsored by McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden Campaign. McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden campaign celebrates a new movement to uplift communities and empower excellence through education, empowerment and entrepreneurship. ... read more »
For Apollonia Kotero, Prince was a king
June 6, 2019
Apollonia Kotero said the Purple One had major plans for her before his untimely death in 2016 ... read more »
For Apollonia Kotero, Prince was a King
June 4, 2019
Scene from ‘Purple Rain’ -courtesy photo NEW YORK (AP) — Former Prince protege and longtime friend Apollonia Kotero said the Purple One had major plans for her before his untimely death in 2016, ... read more »
New Prince Album Featuring Unreleased Demos out in June
April 26, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — A new Prince album featuring his versions of songs he wrote for other artists will be released in June. The 15-track “Originals” will include “Nothing Compares 2 U,” the No. ... read more »
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Prince Memoir ‘The Beautiful Ones’ Coming Out in the Fall
April 22, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death is coming out Oct. 29. Random House confirmed Monday to The Associated Press that “The Beautiful Ones” will combine a Prince unfinished manuscript with rare photos, ... read more »
Arsenio Hall Talks Upcoming Stand-Up Show & Political Correctness
March 21, 2019
Before January 3, 1989, white men dominated late night television shows. Audiences were familiar watching white musicians, comedians, and actors have their shot at performing in front of millions. ... read more »
WATCH: Sentinel Top 5 Super Bowl Performances
February 3, 2019
Whitney Houston Performs Star Spangled Banner Super Bowl 1991   2. Michael Jackson Halftime Performance 1991   3.  Prince Halftime Performance 2007   4. Beyonce Halftime Performance 2013   ... read more »
Forest Lawn Memorial Parks presents ‘An Evening of Gospel, Jazz, and Blues’
January 25, 2019
A FREE night of music, dance, poetry, and black culture to celebrate Black History Month: ... read more »
Ava DuVernay to Make Prince documentary for Netflix
November 2, 2018
The director on Tuesday confirmed Twitter reports late Monday that she's working on the film. The documentary will be made with extensive use of Prince's archives and will span the artist's entire life. ... read more »
Chaka Khan Selected As 2019 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal
October 18, 2018
Singer, songwriter, and philanthropist Chaka Khan was announced today as the 2019 Grand Marshal by Tournament of Roses® President Gerald Freeny. Chaka will ride in the 130th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “The Melody of Life” and join in the pre-game celebration of the 105th Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual both are held on January 1, 2019. As an added bonus for millions of viewers around the world, Chaka is scheduled to perform in the parade’s Opening Spectacular.  ... read more »
Ginuwine is Heating Up the Hyundai Stage with ‘90s Classics at the 13th Annual Taste Of Soul
October 18, 2018
It’s hard to believe that 20 years have passed since the release of Ginuwine’s “So Anxious.” The sensual slow jam embodies an era of R&B you can’t discuss without mentioning the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter who says he’s bringing nothing but hits to the Hyundai Soundstage at the 13th annual Taste of Soul Family Festival. ... read more »
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