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Brooklyn Rapper and Actor Boom P Reportedly Dead at 35

Brooklyn Rapper and Actor Boom P Reportedly Dead at 35

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Brooklyn Rapper and Actor Boom P Reportedly Dead at 35

Boom P — a New York rapper, actor, and social media influencer also known as Boom Pacino — has reportedly died at age 35.

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, The U.S. Sun reported that Boom P “died suddenly,” and fans have been posting their condolences for the Brooklyn-based artist and remembrances on social media.

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No official cause of death has been announced in Boom Pacino’s reported passing.

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According to the Sun, Boom P’s official cause of death remains unknown at this time.

The U.S. Sun reported Boom P released the albums and mixtapes “Heaven,” “Street Is Mine,” “Draft Day,” and “Optimistic,” and he performed with Rakim, Gucci Mane, and other well-known rappers.

The rapper also wrote, directed, and starred in the web series Respect Life. According to its IMDB summary, Respect Life is “a gritty, scripted, current-day urban drama set in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant.”

Boom P played Melo in the series. “Melo’s character is no a saint, but, driven by his role as a father to a young daughter, he recognizes his responsibility to spread some form of common sense and basic values in a neighborhood where none seem to exist,” the summary adds.

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“I always wanted to direct, so a director friend of mine, he gave me the knowhow,” Boom P told BlackTree TV in a 2017 interview. “He was directing my videos, and I asked one day, ‘What would I need to actually do a little film?’ … He told me, like, you know, get this little camera right here, get your little laptop, a little editing program, and I did it.”

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Fans are mourning the rapper on social media.

In the comments of Boom P’s most recent Instagram post — which he shared in November 2018 — fans are expressing their shock and sadness over his reported passing.

“Damn Boom P!” one person wrote. “You will be missed, my guy. I’m so upset you was taken from us so soon. R.I.P., my guy.”

Another commenter added, “We gonna miss you, King. We all love you and appreciate everything you have done. R.I.P., Boom.”

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Producer West Chauncey tweeted, “Rest in power to Boom Pacino! A staple in the Bed-Stuy community who should be addressed as a legend and nothing short of that.”

Other Twitter users also posted their condolences, too. “Love you bro,” one person wrote. “Rest in peace. Boom P, this hurt.”

Someone else tweeted, “Smh, I can’t believe it … Sleep easy, Boom Pacino. If you don’t know who he is, check out Respect Life on YouTube. A rapper, but you can see his screenwriting and production skills were something that made his web series stand out amongst his peers! Gone too soon.”

And another Twitter user wrote, “Rest In power and peace, king. Boom Pacino was a New York underground legend, a man who was shaping careers and lives. You’ll never be forgotten, P. You touched many hearts around the world, and we love you for that, Melo. #RespectLife Before his time, gone too soon.”



It is with deep sorrow that the news of Brooklyn rapper and actor Boom P’s death has been announced. He was 35 at the time of his passing. The hip-hop world has been devastated by the news that the beloved artist is no longer among us.

The Legacy of Boom P

Boom P, born Glen Cephas, started his career in music as an underground artist in Brooklyn. He released several mixtapes throughout his career, developing a passionate fanbase. He figured heavily in the Brooklyn hip-hop scene but made ripples in the mainstream as well. He starred as a featured artist on several tracks, and even penned some music for major labels. He made himself known as a powerful voice in the music industry and a leader in his community.

Boom P was able to transition from his music career to the screen. He appeared in the feature films “Trainwreck” and “Straight outta Compton.” He was also part of a recurring role on the HBO series “The Wire” as a drug dealer “G-Money.”

Frequently Asked Questions

How old was Brooklyn rapper and actor Boom P?

Boom P was 35 when he passed away.

How did Brooklyn rapper and actor Boom P pass away?

The cause of his death has not yet been announced.

Where did Boom P begin his career?

Boom P started his career in music as an underground artist in Brooklyn. He released several mixtapes and starred as a featured artist on several tracks.


Brooklyn rapper and actor Boom P’s untimely death was recently announced, and the hip-hop world has been shocked by the news. Boom P made a name for himself in the music industry, releasing several mixtapes and even penning music for major labels, then transitioning to the screen with movie and television roles. He was 35 at the time of his death, and the cause has yet to be determined. He will be remembered fondly by his passionate fanbase, and his legacy will live on in his music and his art.

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What other movies have Boom P been in?

Boom P has appeared in various films, including Dead Man Down (2013), John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017), Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), The Meg (2018), and The Expendables (2010).

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