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Alana is - among other things - a journalist, on-air host and Rutgers University graduate with a passion for the art of the English language in both its written and spoken forms.

She fell in love with radio in college where she initially got involved at the university's station out of sheer boredom; after hearing how positively her peers received her performance, a vision for something bigger was born.

Her mission is simple. For her voice to be heard, and for it to impact the world.

Currently, you can hear her live on The One Day Show every Monday from 8-10pm on GIDradio.com. And, of course, you can keep up with her contributions to TheSource.com right here.

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Love And Hip Hop’s Tara Tells All At Take It Personal

| January 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

Cipha Sounds invites Tara to “Take It Personal” 2014’s inaugural edition of hip hop’s favorite comedy show went down Friday Jan 10 at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater on New York’s Lower East Side hosted by one of your favorite voices on the FM airwaves, Cipha Sounds. Per usual, Cipha and his comedic clan of

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Exclusive: Girl Talk On Working With Freeway, Being A Control Freak, And Combatting Critics

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Source recently spoke with Girl Talk about his forthcoming Broken Ankles collaborative EP with Freeway. A little over a month ago, the Pittsburg-bred mash-up maestro Gregg Gillis – also known as Girl Talk - and Philadelphia rapper Freeway announced the impending release of their Broken Ankles collaborative EP. The duo officially broke the news at a last

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Advice columnist tells women, “Don’t drink if you don’t want to get raped”

| October 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

AND…she’s a female Emily Yoffe is an advice columnist for Slate’s Dear Prudence, and also just so happens to be preparing to send her teenage daughter off to college next year. She recently utilized her platform, and her freedom of speech, to offer a “tip” to college-aged women if they want to successfully stay immune to sexual

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Which Yankee’s being accused of having three-ways with prostitutes in new book?

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new book alleges one of the Yanks’ habits of bringing hookers home in pairs. Author Michael Gross is outing the lewd lifestyles led by the international elite in his forthcoming book House of Outrageous Fortune: Fifteen Central Park West, the World’s Most Powerful Address. The address has been home to the likes of Denzel Washington, NASCAR’s

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Angel Haze Kicks Off #30GOLD Campaign

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Angel Haze kicks off her #30GOLD campaign with new freestyles over two of this year’s favorites. Angel Haze clearly recognizes the power of social media interactions. If you’re up on her, you’ve probably noticed how she avidly uses twitter, YouTube, and Facebook alike to communicate with her fan-base, and disseminate the latest in Haze news

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Watch Jay Z’s Full “Made In America” Documentary

| October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jay Z premiered his “Made In America” documentary last night, and in case you missed it, we’ve got you covered.  The second annual Made In America music festival was held in Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia this past Labor Day Weekend. This time around, the founder of the Anheuser-Busch sponsored event decided to capture its

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Recap: Cipha Sounds Invites Lil Cease To Take It Personal

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cipha Sounds and his Tribe Called Yes take Hip Hop personally He’s most commonly known for his role as one of the hosts of Hot 97’s (WQHT-FM) morning drive. In addition to his gigs as radio persona and disc jockey both on the station where hip hop lives and beyond, Cipha Sounds passionately pursues the

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Drake Featuring Drake…And Other Guests: 30 Of Drake’s Best Rap&B Songs

| September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Drake tends to get a lot of flack for producing music that’s sentimental and effeminate, but in reality, he’s one of the most versatile artists in his league. While many rappers will go shopping for someone to drop a hook in between their verses – Drake just saves himself some of his young money and

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2013 Soul Train Award Nominations: Kendrick Controls The Most Categories

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Soul Train Award nominees are in, and Kendrick Lamar earned himself six nominations.  The 26th annual award show that’s got the most soul will air on December 1st on BET and Centric TV with special host, funnyman Anthony Anderson. The awards will be presented on November 8th at the Orleans Arena in Las

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Azealia Banks Drops Her “Count Contessa”

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Azealia Banks drops the first single from her sophomore project. Earlier today, little Miss Banks from the “212″ dropped a track to demonstrate her “two kinds of potential.” “Count Contessa” is the first single off of Azealia Banks‘ forthcoming sophomore album Fantasea II: The Second Wave. The electro dance-meets-hip hop cut was produced by beatsmith