Author Archives: Benjamin St. Pierre

Future, please don’t do this again

Future, please don’t do this again

Future has released six studio albums since he began his musical career back in 2012. (Courtesy of A1 Recordings) Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff Nayvadius Wilburn, better known as Future, is an Atlanta, Ga. rapper, trap star, auto-tune crooner and polarizing figure – not only in modern rap, but also, in modern music. Some people

Big Sean’s “I Decided” decided to be mediocre

“I Decided” is Big Sean’s fourth studio album since his debut in 2007. (Photo courtesy of Def Jam Recordings) Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff Detroit rapper Big Sean has been on the scene for a while and is one of the biggest names in modern rap music, but he hasn’t done a whole lot to

‘Culture:’ Boastful and Beautiful

“Culture” is the second album released by Migos since their formation in 2009. (Photo courtesy of 300 Entertainment) Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff Atlanta, GA rap trio Migos’ “Culture” is a proclamation of their undeniable impact on not only the current state of trap music but also of popular music in general. “Culture” is appropriately

‘4 Your Eyez Only:’ Not 4 me

‘4 Your Eyez Only’ is J. Cole’s fourth studio album. Benjamin St.Pierre Connector Staff Jermaine Cole, also known as J. Cole, is a rapper defined by his drive to create meaningful, message-laden hip-hop in an age where artists like Lil Yachty and Lil Uzi Vert find success in creating fun music. J. Cole attempts to

Finding the ‘write’ way at UMass Lowell

Ben St. Pierre Connector Staff To write is to communicate. The skill of being able to communicate effectively can go a long way in students’ lives upon graduating, whether they enter graduate school or the full-time workforce. Writing is an essential part of any career. Even if a job’s daily tasks are not focused around

UMass Lowell students fill seats at Spinners game

Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff The Lowell Spinners’ College Night was a success not only in terms of the Mill City victory (Spinners 9, Hudson Valley Renegades 2), but also, with the attendance and atmosphere created by the UMass Lowell students. The Spinners combined solid pitching performances from starter Dakota Smith (5 innings, 1 earned

Merrimack MRKT vs. the P.O.D.

Merrimack MRKT serves as South’s equivalent to the P.O.D on East Campus (Photo courtesy of Benjamin St.Pierre/Connector) Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff When you’re a student, and a person, or alive, for that matter, you tend to be hungry sometimes. Hunger is as inevitable as procrastinating on assignments that really deserve to be worked on

2016 Red Sox roster breakdown

The Boston Red Sox hope that new additions to the team will lead to success in 2016. (Photo courtesy of The Boston Red Sox) Ben St. Pierre Connector Staff The 2015 Boston Red Sox finished a lot stronger than they started, bolstered by the youth of the team giving it all they had, and by

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