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Rich the Kid’s “The World is Yours” album lies — It’s not yours, it’s his

Rich the Kid’s “The World is Yours” album lies — It’s not yours, it’s his

Jack Hamm, Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

If the fat stacks of 20s and pink Vice City font don’t convince you that Rich the Kid rules the earth, I don’t know what will. The 14-track debut album of the “Money Way” movement leader slices and dices fresh trap beats with confident exuberance and an all-star squad of features.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment Staff

April 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

This is the fourth installment of “Entertainment winners and losers of the week,” covering April 16-20.

Did Cardi B ruin Tinder? UMass students weigh in

Did Cardi B ruin Tinder? UMass students weigh in

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life

Rapper Cardi B took over Tinder during the #SwipeOff competition, but the reviews are mixed on whether that was a good or bad thing.

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 6

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 6

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

April 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Podcasts, Showcase

"If you're listening to J.Cole everyday, something is wrong with you."

UMass wins Tinder #SwipeOff challenge, free Cardi B concert

UMass wins Tinder #SwipeOff challenge, free Cardi B concert

Cameron Merritt, Travel Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life

After nearly a month of rigorous right swiping on their Tinder accounts, students at the UMass Amherst have earned their chance to party with Cardi.

‘A Quiet Place’ has audience members too afraid to scream

‘A Quiet Place’ has audience members too afraid to scream

Chase Kent, Contributor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

Can a whisper really end up killing them? Do they really have to resort to communication via sign language? Krasinski made this necessity very apparent with details embedded throughout the film.

The Weeknd’s ‘My Dear Melancholy’ — Heartbreak never sounded so good

The Weeknd’s ‘My Dear Melancholy’ — Heartbreak never sounded so good

Trevor Wilson, Contributor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The Toronto-bred superstar returns to his roots with a cold, dark and emotional project that will leave listeners reflecting on their own romantic endeavors.

“Love, Simon:” A queer movie for straight eyes

“Love, Simon:” A queer movie for straight eyes

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

While Simon’s whole character revolves around being gay, he is still painted as someone who assimilates with this white, assumed to be straight, male image that is only threatening to the homophobes who never planned on seeing this movie.

Free Cardi B concert still a possibility for UMass right-swipers

Free Cardi B concert still a possibility for UMass right-swipers

Jack Hamm, Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life

Get on the Tinder finger treadmill, UMass Amherst, because enough right swipes could bring the colorful Cardi B to campus for a free concert April 25.

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