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Category: Rap

July
9th

Macklemore adds third Seattle show

First there was only one. Now there are three Macklemore and Ryan Lewis shows at Seattle’s KeyArena.

The duo announced today that they are adding a third show to their tour-wrapping stop in their hometown. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday.

“The first two nights sold out very quickly and we don’t want you guys stuck dealing with scalpers. So get ‘em quick tomorrow,” Macklemore wrote on his Facebook page today.

Originally the duo had scheduled only Dec. 12 as their Seattle stop. When that sold out they added another show on Dec. 11 and now that

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July
2nd

Macklemore adds second KeyArena show

Macklemore is big in his hometown. No surprise there.

His Dec. 12 show quickly sold out and now he and partner Ryan Lewis have added a second show on Dec. 11. Tickets go on sale today at 10 a.m.

Tickets will be available for the Dec. 11 show at the KeyArena Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees.

June
25th

Hit the Thrift Shop: Macklemore to play KeyArena

It’s time to dust off your thrift shop treasures. The Seattle hip-hop duo of Macklemore and Lewis are returning to their hometown for a Dec. 12 show at KeyArena.

The concert will be the final stop on their fall arena tour. If you want to catch them earlier they’ll kick off the tour in Portland on Oct. 22 and play Spokane on Oct. 23.

The concert will feature special guests Talib Kweli and Big K.R.I.T.

Tickets will be available at 10 a.m. on Friday.

The duo will precede their U.S. tour with an already sold out tour

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May
1st

Shyan Selah, Xola Malik, DJ Kaz, Monica-Crystal at Stonegate on Saturday

Local singer-songwriter Shyan Selah & The Republic of Sound headline a show at the Stonegate Pizza and Rum Bar on Saturday. Also appearing will be Xola Malik, DJ Kaz and Monica-Crystal.

Selah’s single, “Pink Butterfly,” is #144 on the Digital Radio Tracker Chart. It adds Selah’s vocals and beats to Nirvana’s “All Apologies.”

Malik, better known as Kid Sensation, was part of Sir Mix-A-Lot’s crew. KAZ’s resume includes hosting duties with Clear Channel, CBS, MOViN 92.5 and WARM 106.9. Monica-Crystal and The Beat Bandits blend rock, blues, jazz and R&B.

Tickets ($10 or $15

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April
3rd

Macklemore, T.I., Trey Songz, 2 Chainz headline Summer Jam

That sweet Hip Hop confection called Summer Jam has announced its lineup for its June 8 show at The Gorge Amphitheatre.

KUBE 93 Summer Jam will feature T.I., Trey Songz, 2 Chainz, Wale and J. Cole and is hosted by Seattle’s Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at all Ticketmaster outlets and at 800-745-3000. Ticket prices are $49.75 plus applicable service fees and include a $0.25 per ticket donation to Food Lifeline.

Sep.
11th

Portland rapper Cool Nutz to play The Loch’s

Rapper Cool Nutz brings his I Am Portland Tour to The Loch’s on Tuesday Sept. 18.

Cool Nutz (Terrance Scott) is touring with DUBBLEOO, DJ Fatboy & Chillest Illest a.k.a. DJ Chill and Dice. He’s touring in support of his new album “Portland Ni%#a” and is currently working on a new studio album for release through Suburban Noize Records in early 2013.

“Portland Ni%#a” features guest appearances by Tech N9ne, Mistah Fab, Krizz Kaliko, The Grouch and Messy Marv, with production work by Bosko, Trox, Stewart Villain, Lawz Spoken and others.

Cool Nutz “Champagne Toast” Official Music Video:

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July
20th

Shyan Selah to release new single at Freighthouse Square

Rock/soul/hip hop fusion recording artist Shyan Selah and his band, The Republic of Sound, will be performing and releasing a new single, “Pink Butterfly,” on Saturday at Freighthouse Square.

The event is also a breast cancer benefit.

Selah’s entertainment company, BNW Global, recently moved to Freighthouse Square and will be producing one event a month there, said Candice Richardson, vice-president of media relations.

Selah is the brother of local rapper Quincy “Q Dot” Henry.

Who: Shyan Selah
Where: Freighthouse Square/Foss Hall
When: 7 p.m. Saturday

June
11th

Pitbull sinks his teeth into the Puyallup Fair

Pitbull, the Miami-based rapper who just gave a free show at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, is returning to the area for a concert at the Puyallup Fair on Sept. 21.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Pitbull has sold millions of singles including “Hey Baby” featuring T-Pain, “Give Me Everything,” “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho),” and his latest single “Back In Time.” That last one is on the soundtrack for the new MIB movie “Men In Black 3.”

Pitbull will perform on Friday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center – part

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