The Skanner Newspaper - Music Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:05:19 -0700 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner Newspaper) APs Top 10 Albums of the Year for 2013 Associated Press Music Writers Mesfin Fekadu and Chris Talbott pick their top 10 albums of the year.

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Sol Seed and DJ Matt Haze play tonight at Mellow Mood Thursdays Sol Seed and DJ Matt Haze play tonight at Mellow Mood Thursdays, the last show of the year from Higher Reasoning Reggae Time, Dec. 12, 8 p.m., tickets are $10 at the door and 21-plus only, at Hawthorne Theatre Lounge, corner of 39th & SE Hawthorne.

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Cool Nutz Releases Audio for ‘Tiger Woods’ Cool Nutz has released the latest track, entitled “Tiger Woods,” off of his album “Bars.”

The track, produced by Norwegian producer HI-Q, compares his journey to Tiger Woods and the golfing legend’s aspirations to win another major PGA tournament.

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Video Kanye West Co-Opts Confederate Flag: Publicity Stunt Or Way to Prompt Debate?
Experts say it's at least part publicity stunt, but there is potential for meaningful dialogue

The rapper thrust himself into the spotlight, yet again, with news that several pieces of merchandise from his Yeezus tour are emblazoned with the controversial Southern Cross. At his tour store in Los Angeles, a replica of the flag is affixed to the wall with red tape and adorned with the words, "I ain't coming down."

Music Tue, 05 Nov 2013 02:28:54 -0800
Video: Lagos Fashion Week Boosts Wealth Creation
Textile industry is a big employer in Nigeria

Video: Lagos fashion week gives designers opportunity to boost African textile industry.

Music Wed, 30 Oct 2013 03:38:11 -0700
As Chris Brown Heads to Rehab Someone Is in His Corner --Mike Tyson
Troubled singer could go to jail for violating parole

Mike Tyson spoke about troubled singer Chris Brown on radio station 95.5 WPLJ, saying that he's concerned about "the little guy" following Sunday night's arrest on an assault charge.

Music Wed, 30 Oct 2013 03:27:27 -0700
With New Seattle Office, Massive Monkeys Put Down Roots in International District
'We will use the space to help guide and develop young artists into leaders, continuing the tradition that was passed along to us'

After a very successful Kickstarter campaign, Storefronts Seattle announced that Seattle's Massive Monkees have raised $30,000 to support their arts programs for young people.

Music Mon, 28 Oct 2013 04:38:36 -0700
Video: How Waka Flocka Flame Got Started in Hip Hop
Steve Aoki and Flame to tour together

Waka Flocka Flame talks to Steve Aoki about their upcoming tour and how he got his start in Hip Hop

Music Tue, 15 Oct 2013 03:21:00 -0700
Kanye and Kimmel Bury Hatchet

Kanye West appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday ending a mini-fued that started when Kimmel made fun of Wests leather pants. 

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Northwest Breakout Show Presents 'The Greatest Toy Drive Ever Concert Series'
All donations will go to SEI

The Northwest Breakout Show is giving back to the community with "The Greatest Toy Drive Ever Concert Series & Gift Drive".

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Kemba Shannon: Boldly Building Community Through Dance
The Kemba Shannon Dance Center trains aspiring professionals, as well as offers youth and adult classes

Shannon has performed on Broadway and toured the world with the likes of Celine Dion, Pink and Madonna for 20 years. Currently, she runs the Kemba Shannon Dance Center in the Kenton neighborhood.

]]> (Bruce Poinsette of The Skanner News) Music Tue, 01 Oct 2013 09:12:01 -0700
Cool Nutz Releases New Video for 'Loveless'
'Loveless' is the latest single off the album 'Bars'

Cool Nutz has released a new video to promote the lead track from his album "Bars."

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Michael Jackson Jury to Hear AEG Closing Arguments Wednesday

Michael Jackson's last concert promoter has four hours Wednesday to convince a jury that it is not responsible for the pop icon's death. AEG Live attorney Marvin Putnam warned in his opening statements in the Jackson wrongful death trial five months ago that he would show "ugly stuff" and reveal Jackson's "deepest, darkest secret."

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Warner Pacific Will Hold Three Part Series Exploring Hip-Hop
'It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop: Community, Education, and Spirituality' is free and open to the public

Warner Pacific College is holding a three part event titled "It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop: Community, Education, and Spirituality" as part of its 2nd Annual Diversity Lecture Series.

]]> (The Skanner News) Music Mon, 23 Sep 2013 02:43:57 -0700
Book: The Wedding Gift: An Explosive Story of Two Women Under Slavery
Once you open this book, you better not have other plans for your day!

From Marlen Suyapa Bodden comes The Wedding Gift, a big novel of passion and self-destruction during the time of slavery. 

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