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CONCERT PREVIEW: Rapper Tech N9ne offers weekend of musical mayhem

Posted May 19th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Stuck in town for the Memorial Day weekend? If your musical tastes run to hardcore rap, make your “staycation” count with some high-decibel fun. Hardcore rapper Tech N9ne’s “Independent Grind Tour 2014” of 70 cities features shows Friday and Saturday, May 23-24, at Showbox SoDo. Joining him are fellow Strange Music artists […]

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With Macklemore & Lewis, a record year for local Grammy nominations

Posted January 26th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT With seven award nominations for Seattle rap duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, tonight’s 56th annual Grammy Awards could be a year of record winnings for a local group. It may also be a stellar year for rap and hip-hop in general, with Macklemore and Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z and others nominated for […]

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Seattle rapper Macklemore lands on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine

Posted August 13th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Seattle rapper Macklemore has reached another milestone in his skyrocketing career: the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. In a story by Rolling Stone senior writer Brian Hiatt, Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis are pictured sitting on a railing on a deck above Elliott Avenue West, with the old P-I globe in the […]

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PHOTO OP: Jim Bennett captures three frenzied days of music at CHBP

Posted July 29th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Seattle photographer Jim Bennett attended all three days of the 2013 Capitol Hill Block Party, capturing nearly 300 photos of the musicians and crowds at the annual music festival in the heart of the Capitol Hill club district near the intersection of East Pike Street and 12th Avenue. View a selection of […]

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Rapper Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis top the Billboard Hot 100

Posted January 23rd, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT In their 16th week on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, Seattle rapper Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis have reached the top of the prestigious chart with the single “Thrift Shop,” a triumphant achievement for the fast-rising local duo. “Thrift Shop” (featuring Wanz) also knocks Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out of Heaven” out of […]

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