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Jan.
31st

Grammys: Taylor Swift’s off key singing, the Michael Jackson tribute

Eww! Taylor Swift is hitting some seriously sour notes there. And whose idea was it to pair her with Stevie Nicks? Not as awful as last year’s Stevie Wonder/Jonas Brothers abomination, but it’s in the same area code. Just sayin’.

[Update: Rolling Stone has a piece on Big Machine CEO Scott Borchetta defending Swift's off key performance here.]

The show bounces back with a classy Michael Jackson tribute, with Celine, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Ne-Yo, Jennifer Hudson and the great Smokey Robinson delivering Jackson’s powerful “Earth

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Sep.
30th

Could BET appearance be Tacoma rapper Roderic’s big break?

Tacoma rapper and Curtis High alumnus Roderic will be on BET today (photo courtesy PB Management)
Tacoma rapper and Curtis High alumnus Roderic will be on BET today (photo courtesy PB Management)

Perhaps you read a story in Monday’s SoundLife section I wrote about 20-year-old Tacoma rapper Roderic Jamal DeSean Peters, who simply goes by Roderic when he’s onstage. Well, today the Curtis High School alumnus will compete on Wild-Out Wednesday, the weekly musical showdown on BET’s popular “106 & Park” show.

Roderick’s episode will air at 6 p.m. today, and locals can vote for him on the BET web site. Meanwhile, just click the “more” button to hear a few things he had to say when I rang him up last week.
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