Bryson "Boom" Paul

Bryson "Boom" Paul is a well-known journalist and media correspondent. He has written for OC Weekly, LA Weekly, Dallas Observer, Hip Hop DX and more. Throughout 13-plus years, he has interviewed the biggest names in music, like Tyler the Creator, 50 Cent and Sean Paul.

Kendrick Lamar Set To Produce Comedy Film With South Park Creators

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While fans patiently await the next Kendrick Lamar album, it was revealed on Friday (Jan 14.) that the Pultizer Prize-winning recording artist will be producing his first film in 2022. Under his pgLang imprint, Lamar will be working alongside partner and manager Dave Free and the creators of South Park Matt Stone and Trey Parker […]

Denzel Washington & Antonie Fuqua Set To Return For The Equalizer III

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“They have written the third Equalizer, so I’m scheduled to do that,” Denzel Washington told Collider about returning to his revengeful series The Equalizer, which is currently in talks with the studio for a third installment. “So I gotta get in shape and start beating people up again. I get to beat people up again. […]

Wale & Blxst Link Up With Murda Beatz On New Song “One Shot”

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Before he hits the road on the Under A Blue Moon tour, Wale drops a new song with Blxst and Murda Beatz, titled “One Shot.”  Visit for more information Accompanied with a new music video below, the new single for Murda Beatz’s forthcoming project, Keep God First 2, was announced on Monday (Jan. 10) […]

Model Sommer Ray Buys 1.45 Million Dollar Valley Home

Model Sommer Ray Buys 1.45 Million Dollar Valley Home

Sommer Ray, a popular social media influencer, kicks off the new year with a move to the valley and into a new 1,450,000 home, TMZ reports. Visit for more information MORE: Amber Rose’s Annual Slut Walk Coming Back In 2022 The 25-year-old Denver, Colorado native is the new homeowner of a 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom in […]

Barack Obama, Tyler Perry & More Mourns Sir Sidney Poitier, Dies At 94

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Sir Sidney Poitier, Oscar-winning movie star, civil rights activist, and trailblazer of Black Hollywood, has passed away at 94. Eyewitness News of Bahams broke the news, which was confirmed by The office of the Bahamian Minister of Foreign Affairs as Poitier was a dual citizen of the U.S. and the Bahamas. Circumstances surrounding his death […]

Vyre Hires Donnell Rawlings As Sr. Content Advisor of Comedy Channel

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Ashy Larry got a new job in comedy.  Visit for more information Well-known stand-up comic, actor, Dave Chappelle’s best friend Donnell Rawlings levels up behind the scenes as he is named Senior Content Advisor for the black-owned comedy streaming channel Unnecessary Humor TV – a Vyre Network-Capo Verde Capital subsidiary –  Vyre announced on […]

Westside Boogie Announces 2022 Tour with XBValentine

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On the road again. Visit for more information Shady Records’ Westside Boogie will be starting 2022 on the road as he has announced a 10-city national tour Monday morning (Dec. 20). Presented by Major Artist Concerts and Premier Live Entertainment, the Eminem-protégé will stop in major cities such as Santa Cruz, Houston and Denver, […]

Gucci Mane Shares Young Dolph Tribute Video “Long Live Dolph”

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Gucci Mane pays tribute to late friend and Memphis recording artist Young Dolph in the latest visual presentation, titled “Long Live Dolph,” from his Christmas-themed album, So Icy Christmas. “I did this one for you love you bro #longlivedolph,” Gucci Mane tweet on Monday (Dec. 20) to fans with the music video’s trailer. Visit […]

SOLD! Warner Music Group Acquires 300 Entertainment

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300 Entertainment moves into a new home at Warner Music Group as the company’s newest music asset, according to a WMG Communications press release. Visit for more information MORE: Record Label 300 Entertainment Might Be Sold For $400 Million On Thursday morning (Dec. 16), Warner Music Group announced the acquisition of 300 Entertainment, one […]

Anheuser-Busch Separate From Travis Scott, Discontinues Cacti Seltzer

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The fallout from Astroworld Festival continues as another brand drops Travis Scott as a face. Visit for more information MORE: ICYMI: Hulu Pulls ‘Astroworld: Concert From Hell’ Documentary Amid Backlash On Friday morning (Dec. 10), Ad Age reported Anheuser-Busch InBev has decided to discontinue the popular Travis Scott-backed hard seltzer CACTI after less than […]

Kim Kardashian Files To Be Legally Single & Drop “West” Last Name

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Looks like Ye isn’t the only one making official name changes in 2021. Visit for more information MORE: Kim Kardashian Asks “Why Virgil?!” in Touching Instagram Post After Kim Kardashian West’s husband, Ye, 44, made another public plea for reconciliation during his anxiously awaited Free Larry Hoover benefit concert featuring Drake last night, TMZ […]

Slim 400, YG Protege, Dead At 33, Shot and Killed in Los Angeles

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Popular Compton recording artist Slim 400, a known friend and protege of Def Jam recording artist YG, was shot and killed late Wednesday evening, December 9, in Los Angeles, California, according to numerous reports and reactions from fans and the public figures via social media. Visit for more information MORE: [WATCH] YG Release New […]

Russ Drops ‘CHOMP 2’ LP, Features Wale, Mozzy, Big Sean & More

Russ Drops 'CHOMP 2' LP, Features Wale, Mozzy, Big Sean & More

Accompanied with an all-star cast, Russ closes out 2021 with the release of the highly-anticipated sequel album, CHOMP 2, out now, via Russ My Way Inc. Visit for more information MORE: Kehlani: “I Just Told Russ I Would Make An Album With Him…” The second installment to 2020 original, which includes the Ab-Soul-featured hit […]

Drake, J. Cole, Wale In Top 60 Stars Voted Without Classic Album by Fans

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Rappers lie, lyrics lie, numbers don’t, right? Visit for more information Several of the biggest names in popular music are named in a new fan-made poll curated by the popular Hip Hop statistics account, Hip Hop By The Numbers, going viral as it ranks the top 60 artists without classic albums, voted by fans.  […]

Watch Cordae’s Debut Episode of Doc “Road to ‘From a Bird’s Eye View’”

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Cordae Season cometh.  Visit for more information The Maryland recording artist beings his forthcoming album’s campaign with the release of a high-profile new single accompanied with the debut episode to a new documentary, titled “Road To ‘From A Birds Eye View’,” out now on YouTube. MORE: Cordae Gives Financial Advice To Rappers Advertisement In […]

Cardi B Named Creative Director In Residence At Playboy

Cardi B Named Creative Director In Residence At Playboy

Recording artist-Celebrity Judge-Actress Cardi B, 29, is the new first-ever founding Creative Director In Residence at Playboy and a founding member of the brand’s new platform, Centerfold.  Visit for more information Announced Thursday afternoon (Dec. 2), Playboy welcomed the record-breaking act to the iconic brand with an official press release and the Cardi B […]

Soulja Boy Is First on Hxllywood “Sneaky Link 2.0” Single & Visual

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Another first for Big Draco, better known as Soulja Boy Tell’em, is the first rapper to jump on the remix version of the Hxllywood viral hit “Sneaky Link 2.0,” which is accompanied by a music video.  Visit for more information MORE: Soulja Boy Could’ve Been The First Rapper To Sign NBA Youngboy The song’s […]

Erykah Badu, Nas & The Roots Set To Headline L.A.’s Smokin Grooves Festival


Get ready to groove next year with the return of a timeless Neo-Soul experience.  Visit for more information Erykah Badu, Nas, The Roots, Miguel, and Jhene Aiko have been revealed as the headliners at the 2022 Smokin’ Grooves Festival in Los Angeles. Announced Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 30), the annual festival, presented by Solection, returns […]

Trippie Redd & Playboi Carti’s “Miss The Rage” Goes Platinum


Trippie Redd earns his first platinum single off the latest album, Trip At Knight, with the lead single, “Miss The Rage” featuring Playboi Carti, surpassing over one million units sold, according to RIAA. Visit for more information MORE: Trippie Redd’s Tour Bus Shot at in Baltimore Announced on Saturday (Nov. 27) alongside a collection […]