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var ( – Calliope Var is a rapper from New Orleans’ Calliope projects in Louisiana. For his recent collaboration with Cam’ron the pair decided to shoot the last of many videos shot in Calliope before they demolished the old buildings. I guess as long as they aren’t making new land gentrification will keep rearing it’s head.

The B.W. Cooper Apartments is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans and one of the housing projects of New Orleans, more commonly known by its former name, the Calliope Projects. This area of New Orleans gained nationwide fame/infamy for its extremely high violent crime rate, one which rivals even that of the also-famous Magnolia Projects and infamous Melpomene Projects. It is now in the process of being demolished, to be replaced with newer, mixed-income apartment buildings.

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