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Jan.
24th

The Crystal Aikin interview

Lately, I’ve written quite a bit about how things have taken off for Crystal Aikin since the Tacoma singer finished first on BET’s gospel-themed reality show, “Sunday Best.” She’s the topic of a story I wrote for Sunday’s paper, and finally I’ve got some interview clips posted for you, too.


On Jan. 13, Zomba Gospel released Aikin’s self-titled debut album, and I caught up with the 33-year-old singer when she was on the road making a string of radio promotional appearances that took her all over the eastern U.S. Here’s some of what she had to say, followed

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Jan.
21st

Crystal Aikin back home for now, at Dightman’s Saturday

Things are definitely happening for rising Tacoma gospel star Crystal Aikin, who just got back from a cross-country radio promotional tour in support of her self-titled debut album for Zomba Gospel. She tells me she’ll only be home for a minute before she takes off for another flurry of dates, which include an upcoming appearance on BET’s 106 & Park Presents: Generation Gospel program. But after she catches her breath, she’ll at least take some time out for her hometown fans. You can catch her at 1 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 24) at

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