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‘Atlanta’ season two premiere: ‘Robbin’ season’ has begun

‘Atlanta’ season two premiere: ‘Robbin’ season’ has begun

“Atlanta” has won two Golden Globes for best television series-musical or comedy and for best television actor for Donald Glover’s performance. (Photo courtesy of 20th Television) Andrew Haverty Connector Staff A kid walks into his friend’s house. He sits down and begins watching his friend play “FIFA.” They chat for a bit and his friend

‘Game Night’: One deadly game of Risk

“Game Night” was originally set for release on Feb. 14 before getting pushed back to March 2 and then forward to Feb. 23. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Andrew Haverty Connector Contributor Who does not love a good game night? Break out the old Scrabble board, some markers for Pictionary, maybe even some old

Abel Tesfaye proves star status with ‘Starboy’

Following the release of “Trilogy,” Canadian pop star The Weeknd has launched into stardom. (Courtesy of Conway Recording Studios) Andrew Haverty Connector Staff There is no denying the impressive rise to fame The Weeknd has had the past few years. Most people probably do not even know that “Beauty behind the Madness” was not his first

Men’s basketball back and better than ever before

The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team will play their first home game against Wagner on Monday, Nov. 14 at Costello Athletic Center. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Andrew Haverty Connector Contributor Basketball season is officially back, River Hawk Nation. Once again it’s time to lace up and ball up on all 94 feet of that

Kanye West drops ‘The Life of Pablo’

I love Kanye West. Say what you want about him as a person. I won’t argue with you on the subject of his personality and his ego. But I will argue with you on the subject of his music. I grew up listening to “College Dropout” and “Late Registration.” 808’s & Heartbreak helped me get

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ tops charts

Andrew Haverty Connector Staff “King Kendrick” should be his title by now. Nobody, and I mean nobody, is at his level. I thought hip-hop and rap were revitalized through “good kid m.A.A.d city” (2012), but that was apparently just the warm up for what Kendrick was fully capable of. When Kendrick Lamar decided to look

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