The Skanner News - Music Tue, 01 Dec 2015 22:45:51 -0800 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner News) 2016 NEA Jazz Masters are: Pharoah Sanders; Gary Burton; Archie Shepp Awards will be presented next April   

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Nile Rodgers Named BMI Icon at 2015 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards  John Legend wins best song; DJ Mustard is best producer   

]]> (The Skanner News) Music Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:34:26 -0700
Rasheed Jamal Releases New Album 'Sankofa' The Hip-hop songwriter invites listeners to get to know him on his latest offering   

Music Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:34:38 -0700
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


Music Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:22:59 -0800
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