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‘Keeping Shop’: The 25-year journey of the Doo Wop Shop

‘Keeping Shop’: The 25-year journey of the Doo Wop Shop

Maria Manning, Contributor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Music, Showcase

The documentary "Keeping Shop" gives fans a behind-the-scenes look into the group's past four years, the history of the Doo Wop Shop, the triumphs they've had and the role a capella has played in the lives of its members.

Eminem’s “Kamikaze” — Clever or corny?

Eminem’s “Kamikaze” — Clever or corny?

Jonathan Kermah, Entertainment Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Some of Eminem's verses on "Kamikaze" are just dad jokes disguised as rap lyrics.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment Staff

April 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies

The Amherst Wire Entertainment staff reflect on this week in the entertainment world

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.

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.

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