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Baller Alert’s Today in Hip-Hop: ‘Notorious’ Released in Theaters

9 years ago today, the hip-hop biopic ‘Notorious’ was released in theaters. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ The film was a biographical work surrounding the life of one of hip-hop’s most beloved voices, Notorious B.I.G. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Born Christopher Wallace, the film details Biggie’s upbringing in Brooklyn, N.Y. Fans of the film get …

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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 Today in Hip-Hop: Young Jeezy Released ‘The Inspiration’

11 years ago today, Young Jeezy released his second album, ‘The Inspiration: Thug Motivation 102’. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ With three leading singles : “I Luv It”, “Go Getta” featuring R. Kelly, and “Dreamin'” featuring Keyshia Cole, ‘The Inspiration’ was a successful album upon its release. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The album became Jeezy’s …

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BallerAlert’s Today in Hip-Hop: 7 Years Ago ‘The Breakfast Club’ Debuted on Power 105.1

On Dec. 6, 2010, the world of hip-hop radio was changed forever by ‘The Breakfast Club.’ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Coined “The World’s Most Dangerous Morning Show,” ‘The Breakfast Club’ is a syndicated radio show on New York’s Power 105.1, featuring hosts DJ Envy, Angela Yee, and Charlamagne Tha God. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ …

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