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MARVEL IS TAKING ON HIP HOP

 

If you’re a comic book fanatic and a hip hop lover, then be prepared for what Marvel has prepared for you. Ranging from all levels of hip hop from Rae Sremmurd to the OG Tupac Shakur, Marvel presented clever covers inspired by poses and album covers from some of your favourite artists!

If you don’t already know, this is Marvel’s third batch of hip hop inspired comic book covers as they started back in 2015. In the past, they have published pieces inspired by artists such as Chance the Rapper portrayed through “Nova”, Wu-Tang Clan as “Champions” and as well as LL Cool J as the notorious “Luke Cage”!

 

Take a look below for some of the variations of Marvel’s 2016 hip hop collaboration with the comic book world!

 

2Pac’s All Eyez On Me as The Spectacular Spider-Man (by Sam Spratt)

 

Rae Sremmurd’s Sremmlife 2 as Generation X (by Kevin Wada)

 

Frank Ocean’s Blonde as Royals (by Keron Grant)

 

 

Songs Played this Week:

Doo Wop – Lauryn Hill

Bounce Back – Big Sean

Gold Digger – Kanye West Ft Jamie Foxx

Caroline – Amine

Dangerous – Roy Woods

Secrets – The Weeknd

Neighbours – J. Cole

For Free – DJ Khaled ft. Drake

Do like that – Korede Bello

Silkk Da Shocka- Isaiah Rashad

Idfc – Blackbear

Drove U crazy – Gucci Mane ft. BrysonTiller

Learn Ya – 6lack

Fallen – Jaden Smith

Love Yuh Bad – Popcaan

Right my Wrongs – Bryson Tiller

Run up – Major Lazor ft PartyNextDoor & Nicki Minaj

MTFU – 6lack

Love you – Roy Woods

 

The Rap Up: Brantford Edition (Episode No. 6)

Next Week Now March 2
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Next Week Now March 2

Welcome back from reading week! I hope the break went well for you all and you’re prepared for class. If not… sorry and good luck, I geuss. On to the news!

A wizard who came through town cursed me at a young age, and now I have to talk about robots every week or else I’ll die a painful death. So this week’s robot story is fluffy dog tails that robots can use to express their feelings.

In the world of medicine some scientist from the university of Minnesota have discovered that they can more easily keep donated organs cool and able to be used if they use a process involving nano-particles of iron and cryopreservation techniques. There’s that quote about anything that we are unable to figure out is magic or something to that effect.

The world’s oldest fossil was discovered here in Canada, specifically Quebec. It is estimated to be between 3.77 and 4.3 billion years old. As a point of reference the earth is roughly 4.5 billion years old so this means that life has been around since near the start of this home of ours existing. By the way the fossil is microfilaments left behind by bacteria, it’s not a skull or something cool to us lay people who don’t understand fossils.

SpaceX has announced that they will be sending tourists to the moon in 2018… and then some scientists did the important thing and explained why that might not be the best idea. The tourists will have carsickness that’s out of this world. Booyah! I knew I could fit that pun in.

We have recently had a breakthrough about the colours of Anchiornis a small ankle-biting dinosaur. This is quite the discovery due to the fact that we don’t know what the colours of any dinosaurs were.

In local news, just a heads up: GRT drivers may be going on strike on March 19th. If you rely on the bus be aware that you might need to make alternative arrangements for a while.

It turns out that Hamilton is the Canadian version of the town from Footloose: it has been illegal to play street hockey there for the last fifty years. The city council overturned the decision recently. The weirdest part is that the vote wasn’t unanimously in favour. There are at least three people on the city council that are total downers. Get it together Hamilton.

A researcher named Micheal Fedak has glued cameras to the heads of elephant seals to figure out how they survive for months at sea without returning to shore. It’s really cute.

A study released out Missouri University investigates the disconnect between the media and the general American public. The studies main points include the difference between the most prevalent political philosophies of the two groups as well as the effect few staff and the requirement to break a story first has on journalists.

Several of the cast members of Marvel’s Inhumans have been announced. Also there is an X-Men related project coming from Fox that has yet to receive a name. Also form Marvel the new Guardian’s of the Galaxy trailer has dropped a bunch of details about the next film that had not yet been revealed. In our last piece of Marvel news, Logan, the next film about Wolverine comes out tomorrow.

 

Stories

When you hurl, aim for the stars:

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-moon-tourists-rough-experts.html

Fuzzy-Wuzzy was a vacuum cleaner:

https://techxplore.com/news/2017-02-actuated-fluffy-tail-relay-robot.html

I give it my seal of approval:

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/the-internet-of-elephant-seals

Maybe Kevin Bacon can come by and have a game:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/street-hockey-is-legal-again-1.4004816

Velociraptors in vogue:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/02/anchiornis-bird-like-dinosaur-feathers-lasers-soft-tissue-science/

GRT drivers potentially on strike:

http://www.570news.com/2017/02/28/grt-workers-vote-overwhelmingly-favour-strike-action/

The world’s oldest fossil:

http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/environment/a25489/worlds-oldest-fossils-discovered-canada/

The media and the public at odds. Who’da thunk it?:

http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2017/0227-new-study-identifies-disconnect-between-media-and-public/

Cryo-stasis and iron nano-particles:

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2017/03/01/cryopreservation-tissue-organ-preservation/#.WLin2oX-qyO

The marvels of Marvel:

http://www.theouthousers.com/index.php/news/137561-anson-mount-cast-as-black-bolt-in-imax-abcs-marvels-inhumans.html

www.theouthousers.com/index.php/news/137570-fox-s-marvel-pilot-casts-natalie-alyn-lind.html

http://www.vulture.com/2017/03/guardians-of-the-galaxy-2-trailer-what-we-learned.html

 

Playlist for Show:

Nobody’s Fault But Mine – Martin Harley And Daniel Kimbr

Radio Bikini – The Vaccines

All Alone – Terra Lightfoot

Stay With Us – Seoul

Looking Too Closely – Fink

 

Check out some other Radio Laurier shows:

The Boiling Point:

https://radiolaurier.com/category/shows/the-boiling-point/

The Rap Up:

https://radiolaurier.com/category/shows/the-rapup/

 

Press Start to BGN 01/03/2017 Show Recap
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Press Start to BGN 01/03/2017 Show Recap

Hey! Listen!

Welcome back to Press Start to BGN, Laurier’s gaming show by a bunch of Game Design & Development students here at Laurier’s Brantford campus. The program is very new and so is our show, so for those who don’t know Game Design & Development is headed by Dr Scott Nicholson through the Brantford Games Network or BGN, hence the name “Press Start to BGN” which sounds like “begin.” This week Stephan rants and raves about his latest game obsession Night in the Woods. And of course we talk about all the news and game release… but mostly Night in the Woods. Thanks for tuning in!

The Boiling Point, March 2 2017
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The Boiling Point, March 2 2017

ATTENTION ATTENTION:

THIS IS NOT A DRILL!

Tonight, on The Boiling Point, after a two week hiatus we’ll tackle the growing snowball of controversy happening in the United States Presidential administration, complete with an analysis of the most recent scandal around the appointed Attorney General – Jeff Sessions.

We’ll also recap recent events that made headlines in Canada and around the world, and take some pauses to appreciate some fantastic music. Make sure you tune in at 9pm if you’re listening in from wherever you are, or settle in with me on the Facebook Live stream, and enter the chat to ask some questions if you have any!

See you then.