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.

Usher Presents L.A. Reid With Icon Award At Culture Creators

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Usher honored his mentor L.A. Reid with the icon award at the 6th annual Culture Creator Brunch. “Our honorees share in our collective experience that is sometimes met with doubt, frustration, and unnecessary complication,” says Culture Creators founder Joi Brown. “Yet we march on as a collective village that continues to produce excellence because experience […]

Warner Music Group Announces 300 Elektra Ent.

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A super record label has arrived. Visit for more information Warner Music Group today announced the creation of 300 Elektra Entertainment – 3EE – a new frontline label group that brings together the multi-genre power of 300 and Elektra. Headed by Chairman & CEO Kevin Liles, this supergroup of iconic, indie-spirited brands includes 300, Elektra Records, Fueled by Ramen, Roadrunner, […]

Highly-Anticipated ‘Texas Kill City’ Trailer Is All-Out War

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The streets are on fire as it’s up for grabs in a winner-takes-all situation in the highly-anticipated crime-thriller coming out of the Lone Star state, titled Texas Kill City. A film about Texas’ most dangerous gangs shared an unbreakable bond before a betrayal fired up revenge. Allies become rivals and members realized the enemy was […]

Denzel Washington & Dakota Fanning Will Reunite In ‘Equalizer 3’

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Announced the third installment in The Equalizer franchise, starring award-winning actor Denzel Washington, was in the works in January. Joining the trilogy is former Washington co-star and well-known actress Dakota Fanning, Deadline reports. Visit for more information MORE: Denzel Washington & Antonie Fuqua Set To Return For The Equalizer III Washington and Fanning will […]

Hitmaka Reveals EMPIRE Brought Him Out Atlantic Records Contract


In the last decade, with countless #1s and over 10 billion streams, chart-topping recording artist/producer/songwriter Hitmaka has evolved into one of the industry’s most decorated executives. The current Vice President of A&R at the indie giant EMPIRE after parting ways from a previous two-year-long VP of A&R position with Atlantic Records in 2021, Hitmaka revealed […]

Lil Durk Walks Amiri Fashion Show At Paris Fashion Week

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Durkio on the runway, relaxed. Visit for more information Lil Durk hits the runway for his modeling debut during this year’s Paris Fashion Week as he walks in the Amiri Fashion Show. Joining the likes of recent addition of hip hop stars adding “runway model” to their resume, like Jim Jones and Offset, Durk […]

J.J. Fad Honored With Street Name In Hometown


Hip-Hop legends J.J. Fad receive street name honor in their hometown of Rialto, California on Saturday (June 11). NWA’s DJ Yella and World Class Wreckin’ Crew attend the legend’s ceremony. Visit for more information MORE: Girl Group Tribute: The Supersonic Sound of J.J. Fad Awarded the prestigious honor at the San Bernardino County Government Center. […]

Jake Paul Set To Fight Tommy Fury At MSG In August


Are you Team Paul or Team Fury? Visit for more information YouTube star-turned-undefeated Pro Boxer Jake Paul (5-0-4 KO) will return to the ring on August 6 to take on the Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s younger brother, Tommy Fury (8-0-4 KO), in Madison Square Garden. Originally scheduled for last December, however, Fury was forced […]

Young Guru Joins Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment

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Long Island University today announced Grammy Award-winning audio engineer and producer Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton has joined the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment as Director of the Music Technology, Entrepreneurship & Production program. Visit for more information The Roc Nation School and Young Guru also announced a full-tuition scholarship to be awarded […]

Mass Appeal & Live Nation Urban Announces “Hip Hop 50 Live”

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Today, entertainment company Mass Appeal announces its joining forces with Live Nation Urban to produce live event programming in celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th birthday. Visit for more information Over the next few years, Hip Hop 50 Live will bring fans experiences that touch on all facets of the globally recognized culture. From Park Jams to Festival stages […]

Big Sean Received Award At Inaugural Juneteenth Honors Ceremony

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Multi-platinum artist, philanthropist and entrepreneur Big Sean was awarded at the inaugural Juneteenth Honors Ceremony. Visit for more information Hosted by the Juneteenth Foundation, the ceremony highlighted Black excellence and those esteemed individuals who have an extraordinary track record of service to the Black community. The event aired on Fox Soul Sunday night.  MORE: Big Sean and Jhené […]

Shonda Rhimes Launches Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Programs at Netflix

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After extending their partnership last summer, Netflix and accomplished producer Shonda Rhimes broaden their commitment with the launch of new inclusive programs for diversity, equity, inclusion, access initiatives and opportunities. The new programs are called The Producers Inclusion Initiative and The Ladder, which both will be supported by Netflix’s Fund for Creative Equity. Visit […]

Kevin Hart Set To Open Two Plant-Based Restaurants In Los Angeles


Fast-food in a Hartbeat. Visit for more information Comedy mogul Kevin Hart expands his empire into the plant-based industry with the announcement of the opening of two upcoming plant-based restaurants in Los Angeles called Hart House. For the new venture, Hart, 42, will team with established restauranteur and Hart House CEO Andy Hooper to […]

Ronda Rousey Will Only Return To MMA For Gina Carano Fight

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Never say never, right. Visit for more information It has been seven years since the last time iconic MMA fighter Ronda Rousey (12-2-0) stepped into the octagon. When asked about a possible return to MMA during the Kurt Angle Show last Sunday (June 12), Rousey revealed there’s only one fight she’d be interested in […]

DDG Set To Fight PNB Rock In Celebrity Boxing Match


More celebrity boxing is coming this summer with the announcement Thursday evening (June 16) of popular recording artist and recurring celebrity boxer DDG (“Moonwalking in Calabasas”) set to return to the ring to face off against chart-topping Atlantic Records recording artist and first-time celebrity boxer PnB Rock (“Selfish”) on July 30 in Los Angeles, California […]

Beyonce Announces New Album, ‘Renaissance,’ Drops July 29


New Beyonce alert! I repeat, new Beyonce alert! Visit for more information On Wednesday (June 15), Beyonce revealed the title, tracklist and release date for her upcoming new album to her beloved Beyhive which spread across social media and media outlets worldwide, instantly. Titled Renaissance, the new album, available for pre-sale, begins shipping on […]

Kid Cudi Announces Release Date For New Show, Album & Event

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Already home. Visit for more information Kid Cudi reveals a new Netflix series, new album, and new event are coming on September 30. All the upcoming releases center around Cudi’s new series, Entergalactic, which is executive produced by Kenya Barris (Black-ish), that released a couple of trailers last week. Watch the trailer below, the […]

Ali Siddiq Shares New Stand-Up Special “The Domino Effect”


Live in his hometown of Houston, Texas, popular comedian Ali Siddiq released a new one-hour stand-up special last month called “The Domino Effect” — exclusively on Youtube. “I’m dropping my new comedy special, Domino Effect, for FREE on YouTube,” Siddiq wrote in an Instagram caption with a microphone emoji. Visit for more information MORE: […]

Jayson Cash Drops ‘Read The Room’ LP With Dom Kennedy & Blxst


Carson, California recording artist Jayson Cash‘s fame arose in early 2022 with his hit song “Priority” featuring Blxst. Now, after a successful campaign, Cash unveils the anticipated debut album, Read The Room featuring buzzworthy guest appearances by Dom Kennedy, Blxst, Kalan.FrFr and Symba. Check out the debut’s hit single, “Him” featuring Dom Kennedy, below. Visit […]