The Skanner News - Music http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:31:38 -0700 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) Rasheed Jamal Releases New Album 'Sankofa' http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/22499-rasheed-jamal-releases-new-album-sankofa http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/22499-rasheed-jamal-releases-new-album-sankofa The Hip-hop songwriter invites listeners to get to know him on his latest offering   

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Music Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:34:38 -0700
Rap Music Mogul 'Suge' Knight Arrested In Fatal Hit-and-Run http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/22360-rap-music-mogul-suge-knight-arrested-in-fatal-hit-and-run http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/22360-rap-music-mogul-suge-knight-arrested-in-fatal-hit-and-run Sheriff's deputies booked the former hip-hop music mogul on suspicion of murder after they said he hit and killed a man with his pickup truck, injured another and then fled

 

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Music Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:22:59 -0800
Ayron Jones and The Way Release Kickstarter-Funded My Love Remains http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21913-ayron-jones-and-the-way-release-kickstarter-funded-my-love-remains http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21913-ayron-jones-and-the-way-release-kickstarter-funded-my-love-remains Video release marks start of West Coast tour; watch it here     

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Music Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:14:31 -0700
Chris Brown Pleads Guilty to Assault in Washington DC http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21771-chris-brown-pleads-guilty-to-assault-in-washington http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21771-chris-brown-pleads-guilty-to-assault-in-washington Brown was sentenced to time served.  He spent two days in a DC jail over charge   

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Music Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:37:22 -0700
Alicia Keys Reveals She is Pregnant With Her Second Child http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21618-alicia-keys-reveals-she-is-pregnant-with-her-second-child http://www.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://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21523-tamara-stephens-portland-singer-grew-up-with-gospel-and-soul-greats http://www.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://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21482-despite-hits-no-radio-love-yet-for-country-rap http://www.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://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21458-the-6-most-memorable-moments-from-the-bet-awards http://www.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://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21320-chris-brown-released-with-800-hours-community-service-to-do http://www.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://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21233-beyonce-jay-z-drake-lead-at-bet-awards http://www.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://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21210-questlove-to-produce-music-series-for-vh1 http://www.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://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21163-check-out-cool-nutz-latest-release-crushed http://www.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
Multi-Talented Ta’Rea Campbell Visits Portland with ‘Sister Act: The Musical’ http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21049-multi-talented-ta-rea-campbell-visits-portland-with-sister-act-the-musical http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/21049-multi-talented-ta-rea-campbell-visits-portland-with-sister-act-the-musical The Skanner News spoke with her about the show, her life and what she plans next

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Music Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:52:13 -0700
APs Top 10 Albums of the Year for 2013 http://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20618-aps-top-10-albums-of-the-year-for-2013 http://www.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://www.theskanner.com/entertainment/music/20611-sol-seed-and-dj-matt-haze-play-tonight-at-mellow-mood-thursdays http://www.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