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American Moor: A true one-man show

American Moor: A true one-man show

Shannon Macalingay, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Around the Valley, Entertainment, Showcase, Voices

As a “big black male,” the business expected Keith Hamilton Cobb to fit the stereotypes associated with his identity.

Consistency is key on Future’s “The WIZRD”

Consistency is key on Future’s “The WIZRD”

Trevor Wilson, Assistant Entertainment Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Despite its sonic similarities to previous Future projects, "The WIZRD” serves as another testament to Future’s uniformity.

Four international shows worth watching on Netflix

Four international shows worth watching on Netflix

Sifa Kasongo, Managing Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Top Five, TV/Movies

Don't let language barriers stop you from checking out these fantastic foreign shows.

Five holiday songs you’ve probably had enough of

Five holiday songs you’ve probably had enough of

Brian Choquet, News Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Christmas cheer can be a nice feeling – unless you’re a Grinch like me.

Kanye West’s failed attempt to “Make America Great Again”

Kanye West’s failed attempt to “Make America Great Again”

Olivia Amato, Contributor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Now that the rapper has recused himself from politics, students weigh in on his influence

Christmas in ‘The Office’ — Ranking the show’s seven Christmas specials

Christmas in ‘The Office’ — Ranking the show’s seven Christmas specials

Tiffany Chasse, Writer

December 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

With finals here and winter break tempting your focus, the perfect study break is binge-watching the Christmas episodes of your favorite show.

Earl Sweatshirt opens up on his captivating album “Some Rap Songs”

Earl Sweatshirt opens up on his captivating album “Some Rap Songs”

Trevor Wilson, Assistant Entertainment Editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

In just 24 minutes, Earl manages to piece together a project that feels like an entire experience.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies

With so much happening on social media, it’s hard to keep up. Here are the highs and lows of the week, selected by the Amherst Wire Entertainment staff.

6ix9ine, SoundCloud rap and the destruction of a platform

6ix9ine, SoundCloud rap and the destruction of a platform

Trevor Wilson, Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Opinion, Showcase

SoundCloud rap, in its own right, has grown into a subgenre, but only at the cost of stripping away any originality from what was once a great platform.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

December 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies

Eminem's latest freestyle, Ariana Grande's "thank u, next" music video and the loss of a childhood icon.

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