The Marvel Cinematic Universe has taken a backseat since the start of the pandemic, with upcoming films like “Black Widow” and “Eternals” being pushed back more than a year so spectators might watch them in theaters. As fans await those releases, Marvel Studios has begun rolling out original series on Disney+ to hold people over between films.
Only two months after his last project, “If It Bleeds It Can Be Killed,” Conway brings another tale of arrogance-induced cinematic hip-hop with “La Maquina,” which lets his wacky yet assertive persona shine across 11 tracks.
‘We made the best of it’: UB Theatre and Dance Department stream first-ever ‘MFA Dance Thesis Concert’By ANASTASIA WILDS | Apr. 22, 2021
The MFA Dance Thesis Concert — the first of its kind at UB — was streamed from April 16-18 on the UB Center for the Arts YouTube channel.
Armed to the teeth with a grandiose assortment of rappers and producers, Young Thug and Gunna have brought Thugger’s label to the masses with “Slime Language 2,” Young Stoner Life Records’ second compilation album.
Exactly one decade ago, the world was blessed with the release of the first episode of “Game of Thrones.”
In the wake of his death, DMX’s ‘It’s Dark and Hell is Hot’ tells the story of a tortured artist searching for answersBy ANTHONY DECICCO | Apr. 16, 2021
In 1998, a 27-year-old Simmons released his debut album, “It’s Dark and Hell is Hot.” Supported by singles “Get at Me Dog,” “Stop Being Greedy,” “Ruff Ryders Anthem” and “How’s It Goin’ Down,” the album saw immediate success and shot to No. 1 on the Billboard charts.
On March 30, UB’s Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies hosted Ianna Hawkins Owen, assistant professor of English and African American Studies at Boston University, for a free Zoom lecture.
Five years ago today, rapper Lil Uzi Vert set the world on fire with his third mixtape, “Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World.” The colorfully moody project proved to be Uzi’s breakout moment, as the artist made his first appearance on the Billboard 200 and went platinum in the U.S.
At first glance, a murder in 20th century rural Nebraska and the COVID-19 pandemic may seem unrelated, but UB’s Department of Theatre and Dance made a connection in its spring production of “Trifles.”
Movie buffs hoping to catch a giant gorilla punch a radioactive, skyscraper-sized lizard in the face, all while desecrating entire cities, will find themselves right at home watching “Godzilla vs. Kong.
The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down nearly everything in the world, with one exception: the music industry. During a time when people cannot physically go to work, artists can still record music from their homes, and in the case of rap, the results have been excellent.
Young Dolph and Key Glock are two artists who are often undeservingly left out of the top rapper conversation. They prove that again in “Dum and Dummer 2.”
UB’s Theatre and Dance Department streamed this year’s spring semester musical, “Living in a Topsy Turvy World: The Theatre of Gilbert and Sullivan,” from March 26-28.
Since its premiere in May 2020, the Hulu-exclusive animated series “Solar Opposites” has made its mark as one of the funniest adult cartoons on television.
Despite his Wu-Tang Clan influenced music representing a stark contrast to the mainstream sounds of rappers like Travis Scott and Lil Baby, Buffalo native Benny the Butcher has enjoyed a steep rise to stardom over the past few years.
In 2019, Lana Del Rey solidified herself as one of the great American singer-songwriters with her critically acclaimed album, “Norman F---ing Rockwell.” Now, after a year of controversies, Del Rey has reasserted her music prowess and public presence with “Chemtrails Over The Country Club.”