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Baller Alert’s Today In Hip-Hop: “Higher Learning” Was Released

– blogged by @lanaladonna Twenty-three years ago today, the timeless film, “Higher Learning,” was released, bringing awareness to a multitude of things. Director John Singleton used this film to examine the personal, political, and racial challenges a group of college students faced. This was neither the first or last appearance …

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#BallerAlert’s Today in Hip-Hop: Kanye West Released ‘VH1 Storytellers’

Eight years ago today, Kanye West released his second live studio album, ‘VH1 Storytellers’. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The album featured live editions of some West’s most popular songs such as “Good Life”, “Amazing”, “Touch the Sky” and “Flashing Lights”. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Upon its release, the album received decent reviews such as …

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Baller Alert’s Year In Review: Top Moments in Hip Hop in 2017

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⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 2017 has been monumental for most of us. It has been a year of unfathomable losses and unimaginable wins. The same can be said in Hip Hop however, the latter is more true. Hip Hop received W after W and as we close it out, BA has selected five …

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