Im always looking to be inspired and documentaries always do that for me; Especially when its about rags to riches! Im just gettin to know who Nipsey Hussle is as an artist but this other side is even more intriguing. His passion and relentless pursuit of his dreams is giving me so much life right now. Salute to Nipsey man check out his journey to opening his store on Slauson and being a California from the valley me and bro used to always go to the Swap Meet to cop silk shirts haha! RIP Msmif and thank you Nipsey, keep hustling... - BooM
Monday, June 26, 2017
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Origins is the next installment from the King of Paper Chasin’ (KOPC) franchise. KOPC Origins is a two-part film and soon to be a television series spin-off that bridges the gap between its predecessor and the sequel KOPC 2: Reloaded.
stars: DL Clark, Jason Lanzar Rivera, Valerie Lora, Tahiry Jose', Orrin Hunter, Piarry Oriol, Natalie Friedman, Aurea Gonzalez and Cathy Salvodon.
Cart Blanche' has come a long way; his music and business are flourishing but his past continues to haunt him. Faced with new enemies, demons of his murdered girlfriend Thalia, an aggressive police investigation and the continuous cycle of death that surrounds him, Cart's history has finally caught up when he is confronted with the ramifications of the decisions he’s made. "You never know how things affect you, until they affect you"
Executive produced by DL Clark and directed by DL along with famed video director Joe Puma (Trey Songz, Fabolous, Dave East). "I don’t expect everyone to be happy with what I'm doing" says DL, "…but its a story I want to tell. There is a lot of embellishment for entertainment purposes, but for the most part the premise of the movie is based off actual events," he mentions.
Yess! Big Boi just dropped a new project titled "Boomiverse" and Im so glad I got a chance to go, it was super last minute and pouring down rain (hence the F the Rain chant lol) . Big Boi is one of my favorite emcees easy. He always come with something different and dope. Speaking of that he even had the blue cassettes tapes on deck! I was gonna get one but I opted out and got the CD instead which I regret now but N E ways the album is fire. The title track "KIll Jill"and Freaknomics are my joints right now but Im just starting to get into it so I know they'll be more. Big Boi even got on the ones and twos and he was gettin it! check out the footage and excuse the quality yall, had to shoot this with my iPhone. Make sure yall go cop Boomiverse tho! - BooM ;)) P.S Shoutout to EZE of Organized Noise
Saturday, June 17, 2017
With a legacy as powerful as his, there was no way a Tupac Biopic would not eventually be made. The highly anticipated film directed by LT Hutton and Benny Boom starring Demetruis Shipp as the charismatic Tupac Shakur hit theaters yesterday on what would have been Pac's 46th Birthday. "All Eyez on Me" tells the story of the beloved rap icon and the trials and tribulations that eventually led to his untimely death. Overall, the film kept me entertained I give it a"3" don't rush to the theatre. It wasn't that bad but at times it felt like a T.V movie, moving at a quick pace not really allowing you to get into the scene. Aside from the better than expected performance from Shipp and a few others, the casting was less than. There was even a moment in the movie the audience burst out laughing when the characters who played Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre appeared on the screen; it was literally a joke. Speaking of jokes, Shipp did a phenomenal job showing Pac's funny side, it broke up the monotony. The romance came with Kadada Jones, Quincy Jones daughter and Tupac's girlfriend at the time of his murder. Kadada and Tupac's relationship was short but seem to affect them both deeply. See more below on exactly how Kadada felt about Shakur and what she was told about Vegas and Tupac's fate.
Pac's mother Afeni Shakur played by Danai Gurira was also very pivotal in the film and her presence was definitely felt. She soften the plot and reinforced the powerful militant and political influence Pac had throughout his life. The film was a little too long but understandably so as Pac's life was short but diverse and very complexed. I was pretty much ok with the movie until the ending. The last scene, right after Pac got shot on Las Vegas Blvd and was slowly dying outside of the BMW they played a gospel song that totally averted the mood. Terrible choice; they could have play "Shed so Many Tears" or a recital of one of his poems etc. But instead it left you feeling like you were at the funeral already. It could have instead been a montage of Pac's life or a representation of such. Shipp, Gurira and Dominic L. Santana who played Suge Knight pretty much carried the film and the sound track definitely helped move it along. The expectations for this film were extremely high and unfortunately were not met. It was a nice try though - #BooM
WORDS FROM KIDADA JONES ON HER RELATIONSHIP WITH TUPAC SHAKUR
I knew we should’ve never gone to Vegas that night. I had a horrible feeling about it. I’ve gone over it in my mind a million times. It wasn’t supposed to happen. We weren’t supposed to be there. It was the worst possible thing that could’ve happened –I still to this day don’t know who shot him. I wasn’t able to say goodbye. It’s not something that should happen to anyone.
We were at the Luxor Hotel and he went to a party. He said, “I’m not taking you. There been a fight with a Crip and it’s not safe. So you stay here.” So I waited in our suite for him to come back. I lay down and was going to sleep when I got a call. They said, “Pac’s been shot.”
I was like, “Okay.” He’d been shot five times before that. I said “Where was he hit? In the leg, an arm? No big deal.” When I got to the hospital they handed me a bag of bloody clothes and jewelry and told me, fusions and he is in the ICU hanging by a string.”
I got a blanket from the hospital and circled the parking lot for nine hours. I said, “There’s no way he’s gonna die. There’s just no way.” I walked around there till the sun came up and I had to keep my head down because I felt like I was going to projectile vomit all over the place. I wanted to explode, just come out of my skin. I was in complete physical shock.
My mom was in New York and she flew down to Vegas. Here’s my white Jewish mom, you know, praying with Pac’s family, the ghetto family for real, you know? She’s doing praying sessions with this conjure lady from Tupac’s family who had called me and Tupac just a week before, telling us, “I see Tupac settling in Vegas.”
I said “There’s no way he’s settling in Vegas.”
And then, a week later, he was definitely settled in Vegas. For good. He died at 4:30 P.M. a few days later. For a while afterward, I didn’t want to be alive. I was on my back, literally on my back for months. My father underestimated how that affected me and shaped and molded me as a human being. In a way, accepting Tupac was his way of acknowledging- my pain, and my struggle to find myself- and for that I love him.“
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Heeey what's good y'all! Recently I had the dope opportunity to chop it up with Multi Platinum Producer Baby Paul and his artist "Drift" check out my exclusive Interview below and make sure you check out Drift's latest project "New Jersey Drive" follow @Bpzy @TherealDrift
@BoomShownyc P.S Happy Bornday Drift!