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Nicki Minaj: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

Though her 2010 debut Pink Friday was a ham-handed combination of rap lyrics mixed with pop hooks, Nicki Minaj’s latest release, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, is a more expansive look into her scatterbrained imagination, whose presence somehow feels even more abrasive this time around. Starting with her hectic delivery on “Roman Reloaded,” which zigzags between short-of-breath word […]

Art beyond the canvas

Nick Petrillo / McGill Tribune Down on St. Catherine, a block east of Foufounes Électriques, is Cease It 2, a pop-up art gallery sponsored by Montreal’s CEASE art collective. Seventeen featured artists have taken over Fresh Paint’s open floor space for a free exhibition that’s open to the public. But […]

Big K.R.I.T.: 4Eva N A Day

Big K.R.I.T. is a rapper with very few vices. Sure, his carefree attitude and occasional codeine references are consistent with most up-and-coming MCs, but besides these infrequent mentions, he’s the closest thing to what hip-hop fans could call straight-edge. While the rest of southern rap remains fascinated by drug-themed lyrics, […]

Super Bowl Predictions

Steven Lampert, Sports Editor:  Giants 24, Patriots 21 Christopher Nardi, Sports Editor:  Patriots 35, Giants 24 Ryan Taylor, Managing Editor:  Patriots 26, Giants 23 Shannon Kimball, Editor-in-Chief:  Giants 35, Patriots 28  Iain Macdonald, Production Manager: Patriots 1, Giants 0 Nick Petrillo, A&E Editor:  Patriots 49, Giants 24  Richard Martyn-Hemphill,  Opinion Editor:  Giants 14, Patriots 7 Tribune […]

Man vs Cave

I’ve been through the heart of darkness: I’ve sat through an entire New England Patriots game with my dad and his buddies. I’ve seen Tostitos get double-dipped, heard grown men refer to the Patriots as Brady’s B­unch, and witnessed 50-year-olds go for high fives only to whiff completely, attempt a […]

Hashtag Criticism

Two weeks ago, SPIN Magazine announced it would be discontinuing its traditional in-print album reviews in favour of 140-character reviews posted on Twitter (@SPINreviews). SPIN reasons that, thanks to the Internet, listeners don’t depend on professional critics to act as authoritative voices about new releases: all anyone needs to discover […]