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Baller Alert’s Today in Hip-Hop: “Above the Rim” Released 24 Years Ago

 

24 years ago today, the film “Above the Rim” was released in theaters. The film stars iconic rapper Tupac Shakur,  Duane Martin, Leon Robinson, and Marlon Wayans.

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Upon its release the film grossed $3,738,800 on its opening weekend. By the end of its run, it grossed a total of $16,192,320.

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“Above the Rim” tells the story of a star basketball player (Martin) at a New York City high school and his relationship with  a local drug dealer (Shakur) and a security guard (Robinson) at his high school, that was also the school’s basketball star in his day.

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What’s your favorite scene from this film?

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