The Skanner Newspaper - Music http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:41:22 -0700 MYOB en-gb jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner Newspaper) Alicia Keys Reveals She is Pregnant With Her Second Child http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21618-alicia-keys-reveals-she-is-pregnant-with-her-second-child http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21618-alicia-keys-reveals-she-is-pregnant-with-her-second-child Keys and her husband Swiss Beatz have one son, Egypt, born in 2010

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Music Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:56:03 -0700
Tamara Stephens: Portland Singer Grew Up with Gospel and Soul Greats http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21523-tamara-stephens-portland-singer-grew-up-with-gospel-and-soul-greats http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21523-tamara-stephens-portland-singer-grew-up-with-gospel-and-soul-greats Stephens will perform in Portland at The Star Theater and Jimmy Maks during August  

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helen@theskanner.com (Helen Silvis) Music Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:59:18 -0700
Despite Hits, No Radio Love Yet for Country Rap http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21482-despite-hits-no-radio-love-yet-for-country-rap http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21482-despite-hits-no-radio-love-yet-for-country-rap The country radio format now leans heavily toward 18-35 year olds who grew up in the hip-hop boom of the late '80s through early '90s

 

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Music Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:04:19 -0700
The 6 Most Memorable Moments From The BET Awards http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21458-the-6-most-memorable-moments-from-the-bet-awards http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21458-the-6-most-memorable-moments-from-the-bet-awards Chris Rock, Nicki Minaj, and a lifetime achievement award for Lionel Ritchie 

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Music Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:58:52 -0700
Chris Brown: Released with 800 hours Community Service to do http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21320-chris-brown-released-with-800-hours-community-service-to-do http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21320-chris-brown-released-with-800-hours-community-service-to-do Judge takes into account Brown’s youth and mental health issues when he assaulted Rihanna 

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Music Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:46:03 -0700
Beyonce, Jay Z, Drake lead at BET Awards http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21233-beyonce-jay-z-drake-lead-at-bet-awards http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21233-beyonce-jay-z-drake-lead-at-bet-awards Bey and Jay Z are nominated for five awards, along with Drake, Pharrell has four nominations 

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Music Wed, 14 May 2014 16:33:20 -0700
Questlove to Produce Music Series For VH1 http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21210-questlove-to-produce-music-series-for-vh1 http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21210-questlove-to-produce-music-series-for-vh1 The music series will feature three artists performing simultaneously on one stage 

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Music Fri, 09 May 2014 17:26:30 -0700
Check Out Cool Nutz Latest Release Crushed http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21163-check-out-cool-nutz-latest-release-crushed http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21163-check-out-cool-nutz-latest-release-crushed In Crushed Cool Nutz delves into the predicament of aspiring rappers who can't put food on the table with art...

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Music Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:16:06 -0700
APs Top 10 Albums of the Year for 2013 http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20618-aps-top-10-albums-of-the-year-for-2013 http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20618-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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Music Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:43:31 -0800
Sol Seed and DJ Matt Haze play tonight at Mellow Mood Thursdays http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20611-sol-seed-and-dj-matt-haze-play-tonight-at-mellow-mood-thursdays http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20611-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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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Music Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:33:00 -0800
Cool Nutz Releases Audio for ‘Tiger Woods’ http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20488-cool-nutz-releases-audio-for-tiger-woods http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20488-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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bruce@theskanner.com (Bruce Poinsette) Music Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:54:58 -0800
Video Kanye West Co-Opts Confederate Flag: Publicity Stunt Or Way to Prompt Debate? http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20429-kanye-west-coopts-confederate-flag-publicity-stunt-or-way-to-prompt-debate-2013-11-05 http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20429-kanye-west-coopts-confederate-flag-publicity-stunt-or-way-to-prompt-debate-2013-11-05
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."


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Music Tue, 05 Nov 2013 10:28:54 -0800
Video: Lagos Fashion Week Boosts Wealth Creation http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20376-video-lagos-fashion-week-boosts-wealth-creation-2013-10-30 http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20376-video-lagos-fashion-week-boosts-wealth-creation-2013-10-30
Textile industry is a big employer in Nigeria

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


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Music Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:38:11 -0700
As Chris Brown Heads to Rehab Someone Is in His Corner --Mike Tyson http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20375-as-chris-brown-heads-to-rehab-someone-is-in-his-corner-mike-tyson-2013-10-30 http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20375-as-chris-brown-heads-to-rehab-someone-is-in-his-corner-mike-tyson-2013-10-30
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.

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Music Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:27:27 -0700
With New Seattle Office, Massive Monkeys Put Down Roots in International District http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20354-with-new-office-massive-monkeys-put-down-roots-in-2013-10-28 http://theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20354-with-new-office-massive-monkeys-put-down-roots-in-2013-10-28
'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.

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Music Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:38:36 -0700