Julian McKenzie

  • Baby Face Killa Enters The Underworld

    Rapper Freddie Gibbs Shows Canada Love During Show At Cabaret Underworld

    “Y’all want to hear some Canadian shit?” yelled DJ Izzo, the opening act for Friday night’s set at Cabaret Underworld. He was met with boos from possibly unpatriotic and restless fans that had waited since as early as 8 p.m. for the American indie rapper Freddie Gibbs.

  • Bustin’ Open The Piñata

    Months after dropping his critically acclaimed collaboration album, Piñata, rapper Freddie Gibbs will be performing at Cabaret Underworld on Oct. 24, the first stop of his upcoming North American tour.

  • To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Tested

    Stingers Get Throttled In Second Straight Loss of the Season

    Concordia Stingers defensive back Michael Asare is usually a man full of energy, looking for any opportunity to pump his team and the crowd whenever he can. This past Saturday, however, he wasn’t, as he brushed off a reporter’s question.

  • Pop and Jock Jams

    POP Montreal Holds 3rd Annual Star-Studded Basketball Charity Game

    It’s not everyday that the names of Win and Will Butler from Arcade Fire are said in the same breath as that of NBA champion Brian Scalabrine, but the POP vs. Jock charity basketball game held on Saturday bridged the gap between the two professions.

  • Nah’msayin?

    There’s A Reason Some Shows Are Free

    I got these free tickets to a Talib Kweli show the other day. I usually read ahead and check these concerts out on Facebook so I really know what I’m getting into. But I mean, it’s a Talib Kweli concert—what’s the worst that can happen?

  • Gunning For Victory

    Stingers Beat the Gaiters for First League Win Since 2012

    First came the Gatorade shower for head coach Mickey Donovan, then the swarm of maroon-and-gold-clad players and coaches giving each other high-fives, chest-bumps and hugs on the sideline.

  • Get On Up, Get Into It, Get Involved

    Where to Go Get Active at Concordia

    Concordia University is not only a place where you can sharpen your mind, but also where you can improve your body and get active. Whether it’s through the gym or an intramural league, Concordia has what you need to get yourself going during the school year. But act quickly, spots for these places are filling up fast!

  • Yann’s The Man

    Stingers Men’s Rugby Team Picks Yannick Fortin as Captain

    Rugby, through its constant showing of camaraderie, brotherhood and team spirit, has made its case to be the epitome of team sports.

  • Stingers Football Preview

    A New Era Looms For Stingers Football

    A look-in at what’s to come for the Stingers football team in 2014.

  • Stingers Basketball Previews

    Stingers Look To Make Hoop Dreams Come True in 2014-15

    A preview of the Stingers men and women’s basketball teams.

  • Hockey Canada’s Future Shines at Ed Meagher

    Concordia Plays Host to Team Canada’s World Junior Hockey Squad

    The Ed Meagher Arena caught a glimpse of what to expect from Hockey Canada, and its hopefuls, at the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championships.

  • Dodge, Dip, Duck, Dive and Dodge

    Concordia’s Dodgeball League Whips It at Le Gym

    If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball,” a wise man and dodgeball legend—or, more precisely, a character from the film Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story—once said.

  • Lost in the Deep Web

    Childish Gambino Gets Crowd Going at Metropolis.

  • Nah’msayin?

    March Sadness

    The month of March always brings two types of madness to the sports world.

  • Back in the Hive

    New Concordia Football Head Coach Mickey Donovan Hopes to Return Stingers to their Glory Days

    In 2003, linebacker Mickey Donovan helped lead the Concordia Stingers football team to a 7-1 record and an appearance in the Dunsmore Cup.

  • Album Review: Piñata

    After teasing the hip-hop world with annual collaborations since 2011, Freddie Gibbs and legendary producer Madlib have finally brought their long-awaited Piñata project to the party.

  • Beware of the Buzz

    Concordia Stingers Will Be On Full Display at Upcoming Regional and National CFL Draft Combines

    A swarm of Concordia Stingers is headed to this year’s regional and national Canadian Football League combines—but it’ll be every bee for himself once they arrive.

  • Olympic Gold Medallist Alexandre Bilodeau To Study Full-Time at Concordia

    Olympic Skiier Bilodeau Steps Off the Podium and Back into the Classroom

    Alexandre Bilodeau was one of many seven-year-olds dreaming of winning an Olympic gold medal…

  • Outplayed in the Last Period, Stingers Fall to Bishop’s Gaiters in Provincial Semis

    End of the Ride: Players Find Positives in “Topsy-Turvy” Season

    The roller coaster season for the Concordia men’s basketball team finally ended with a thud this past weekend.

  • Disastrous Third Period Costs Stingers in Provincial Semifinal Loss to UQAM Citadins

    The Concordia Women’s Basketball Stingers End the Season on a Low Note

    The score sheet showed that the UQAM Citadins defeated Concordia’s women’s basketball team 59-48 in Friday’s provincial semifinal game…