Philadelphia-native Benny Boom exploded onto the music video scene in 2000 and revolutionized the stagnant industry. He provided innovative visuals for such platinum selling artists as P. Diddy, Keyshia Cole, Akon and 50 Cent. In addition to the over 150 music videos Boom directed, he also helmed commercials for such Fortune 500 companies as Honda, Gatorade and Sears. In 2009, Boom directed his feature film, Next Day Air, which starred Mike Epps, Donald Faison and Mos Def. He followed his film directorial debut with the 2011 action-crime S.W.A.T.: Firefight.