#BlackExcellence: Florence “Flo Jo” Griffith-Joyner

Between the divisive partisan politics the current election cycle and the downward spiral the 24-hour news cycle, narratives shining a light on excellence are in short supply. The 17-days international goodwill nurtured by the Olympic games in Rio are in desperate need. Granted, the current situation in Brazil has produced some less than encouraging headlines.… Read More »

Drake’s ‘Views’ Becomes the First 2016 Album to Achieve Triple Platinum Status in the U.S.

A photo posted by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Aug 18, 2016 at 5:28pm PDT Drake’s latest album, Views, is now certified triple platinum. The success is largely due to streaming, but the feat is still something Drake should be proud since it’s the first album this year to gain triple platinum status in the United States. As for… Read More »

Travis Scott Debuts New Hype Williams-Directed Video ‘90210’

Apple Music Travis Scott’s action figure stars in his new Hype Williams-directed video, “90210” featuring Kacy Hill. In an interview with Zane Lowe, the Houston rapper said that he’d been working in the visuals for “four f—ing months,” and watching the two separate storylines unfold, it’s easy to see the work that was put into it. The action… Read More »

10 Funniest Rapper Moments on ‘Wild N Out’

Subscribe to TheBoombox on MTV’s Wild ‘N Out is a great showcase for the on-the-spot lyricism and f-the-cuff humor that makes for some the best–and worst–freestyle moments. Nick Cannon and the crew have always brought out the best in hip-hop for some those brilliant moments, and it’s easy to see why rappers readily welcome the challenge. This… Read More »