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In finding spirituality, Kanye West loses focus on “Jesus Is King”

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Trevor Wilson, Entertainment Editor

October 29, 2019

After being delayed since Sept. 27, “Jesus Is King” dropped on Oct. 25 bearing a wealth of divinity and inspiration. However, the project also has many of the flaws that made “ye” a low point in the West’s iconic career.

Entertainment’s weekly spin with King Princess, Selena Gomez and more

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Amherst Wire Staff

October 28, 2019

With more music being released than ever before, Amherst Wire’s Entertainment team keeps you posted with some of their favorite tracks of the week.

Entertainment’s weekly spin with Frank Ocean, Russ and more

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Amherst Wire Staff

October 21, 2019

With more music being released than ever before, Amherst Wire’s Entertainment team keeps you posted with some of their favorite tracks of the week.

UMass Music legend Makaya McCraven comes home

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Chloe Lindahl, Writer

October 18, 2019

“We can speak to each other in the abstract realm, especially with instrumental music where I’m not saying anything to you, but we’re all feeling something together.”

Opeth continue to find mainstream success with “In Cauda Venenum”

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Adam Buckley, Writer

October 15, 2019

Even after 13 albums of evolution, it seems the band shows no signs of turning back, and are all the better for it.

Why Kanye West’s new projects are worth the wait

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Daniel Smith, Writer

October 15, 2019

In an unsurprising move, Kanye West has delayed the release of his new album, “Jesus Is King.”

Entertainment’s Weekly Spin with Pusha T, Jessie Reyez and more

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Amherst Wire Staff

October 14, 2019

With more music being released than ever before, Amherst Wire’s Entertainment team keeps you posted with some of their favorite tracks of the week.

What it means to be a full-time student, part-time DJ

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Shane Guilfoyle, Writer

October 11, 2019

Over a semester, Jackson Vo has seen his DJ aspirations develop, as he finds himself performing at venues such as Spoke and the Monkey Bar on weekends.

808s and Ankle Breaks: Diss tracks and the NBA vs. China with Chris Focus

808s and Ankle Breaks: Diss tracks and the NBA vs. China with Chris Focus

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

October 10, 2019

This week, co-hosts Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson are joined by Amherst rapper Chris Focus to discuss diss tracks (7:30), first impressions from the NBA’s preseason and the dispute between the Rockets and China.

Summer Walker is “Over It”

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Astghik Dion, Assistant Photo Editor

October 9, 2019

The album will make you want to break up with your partner, text them I miss you, then block them on tracks like “Drunk Dialing...LODT.”

13 Spooky Halloween Tricks and Treats: Part I

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David Anderson, Brianna Silva, and Adam Buckley

October 9, 2019

Entertainment gives a weekly taste of movies and music to haunt.

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