The Skanner Newspaper - Music Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:49:17 -0800 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner Newspaper) Ayron Jones and The Way Release Kickstarter-Funded My Love Remains Video release marks start of West Coast tour; watch it here     

Music Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:14:31 -0700
Chris Brown Pleads Guilty to Assault in Washington DC Brown was sentenced to time served.  He spent two days in a DC jail over charge   

Music Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:37:22 -0700
Alicia Keys Reveals She is Pregnant With Her Second Child Keys and her husband Swiss Beatz have one son, Egypt, born in 2010

Music Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:56:03 -0700
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  

]]> (Helen Silvis) Music Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:59:18 -0700
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


Music Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:04:19 -0700
The 6 Most Memorable Moments From The BET Awards Chris Rock, Nicki Minaj, and a lifetime achievement award for Lionel Ritchie 

Music Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:58:52 -0700
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 

Music Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:46:03 -0700
Beyonce, Jay Z, Drake lead at BET Awards Bey and Jay Z are nominated for five awards, along with Drake, Pharrell has four nominations 

Music Wed, 14 May 2014 16:33:20 -0700
Questlove to Produce Music Series For VH1 The music series will feature three artists performing simultaneously on one stage 

Music Fri, 09 May 2014 17:26:30 -0700
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...

Music Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:16:06 -0700
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


]]> (Lisa Loving) Music Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:52:13 -0700
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.

Music Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:43:31 -0800
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.

]]> (Lisa Loving) Music Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:33:00 -0800
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.

]]> (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?
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 10:28:54 -0800