This Week On Wax: Let The Trap Say Amen

“Lecrae’s collaborative album with legendary Atlanta producer Zaytoven features a mind-numbing lack of variety”   Lecrae is an enigma in the rap game today. Numbers wise, he’s a platinum-selling artist with multiple hit songs under his belt. His 2014 album “Anomaly” became the #1 album in the entire world for a week. He currently holds…

EXPired: The story of baseball in Montreal

By Evan Oscherwitz   It’s now been almost fourteen years since the death of baseball in Montréal, but for native Montrealers like myself, it seems like an eternity since the Expos bid us their final adieu. A snake-bitten franchise since their inception, the Expos never reached the World Series, seldom qualified for the playoffs, and…

This Week On Wax: Scorpion

By Luke Jackson   “Drake’s moments of brilliance are yet again buried by tons of filler” Drake needs no introduction. Aubrey Graham’s status as an unstoppable sales juggernaut has been challenged multiple times by both legends and new artists, yet, he still stands today as the most influential and well-known artist not just within hip-hop,…

What does Boogie in the Bay really mean?

By Carson Breber July 2, 2018, marked a sad day for the overwhelming majority of NBA fanatics. While Warriors fans rejoiced at what appeared to be their championship-clinching move, the rest of the league sat in shock as one organization continued to climb higher and higher above its competition. That’s right; the squad with four…

This Week On Wax Extra: A chronicle of basketball players trying to rap

By Luke Jackson Most people have heard the age-old adage “all rappers want to be ballers, and all ballers want to be rappers”. It seems that to these young and restless millionaires, there is a self-imposed semipermeable membrane between balling and bars. I mean, I won’t speak for y’all, but I know that I don’t…

Wünder Kid: The Story of Luka Doncic

By Harris Hicks It was the second quarter. Real Madrid was down 37-30 and head coach Pablo Loso called timeout. As the players sat down, Loso absolutely tore into them, shouting and screaming with nearly religious fervor. Then, Loso directed his focus at the sixteen-year-old on a team of pros, and said, “ONE PLAY! THREE!…

This Week On Wax: KIDS SEE GHOSTS

By Luke Jackson “Kanye’s latest micro-album captures the confidence of Ye and the vibes of Cudi in just 7 short tracks, but it’s inconsistencies show at times.”   2018 has been a wild ride for Kanye Omari West. On April 15th, when Kanye hopped back on Twitter and embarked on a polarizing stream of consciousness,…

Breber 2018 NBA Mock Draft

  By Carson Breber   The NBA Finals are through. What now? A neck lurching ninety-degree pivot to the draft. Always an exciting affair, the draft this year presents hope for a series of teams stuck in the league’s cellar and will perhaps usher in a new era of players to shake up the current,…

The 2018 NBA Finals Field Guide

By Harris Hicks Here we go again… For the fourth consecutive year, LeBron James has dragged his beleaguered Cleveland Cavaliers to the NBA Finals. Waiting on the other side: a chance to once again face the almighty Golden State Warriors. For all of you Marvel fans out there, this is a lot like Infinity War….