On July 2nd Brooklyn MC and “X-Factor” alum Astro (real name Brian Bradley) appears in his first feature film, “Earth To Echo.” In the Dave Green directed sci-fi fantasy, Astro plays a kid named Tuck who, along with a group of his friends, discovers an extraterrestrial presence causing strange things to happen in their neighborhood. […]

Since being eliminated from the first season of America’s version of ‘The X Factor,” many people have written off the young Brooklyn rapper Astro. He answers his critics on the song “He Fell Off.” Lifted off his mixtape “Deadbeats and Lazy Lyrics,” “He Fell Off” features a beat that recalls the hip-hop sound of the […]

Astro introduced himself to the world as a rapper on "X-Factor," and now he's making moves as a television actor--just like Will Smith did back in the day.

15 year old Brooklyn MC Brian “Astro” Bradley of X Factor fame has signed a record deal with L.A. Reid and Epic Records. The Astronomical Kid was booted off the show in early December. Shortly after his dismissal rumors surfaced that he would join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label.  In an interview with MTV on December […]

After being dismissed from “The X-Factor,” rapper Astro spoke to Tom Joyner about his future plans. The 15-year-old from Brooklyn made it to the final seven and was a favorite of judge L.A. Reid. Immediately after his departure rumors began to surface of him signing to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label. “I don’t have a check […]

After “The X-Factors” young MC Brian “Astro” Bradley had a Kanye West moment on last week’s episode, the fifteen-year-old apologized to his fans on his Facebook page. Writing on his “The Astronomical Kid” profile, Bradley said, “I seriously apologize to my fans, what I said and my emotions weren’t directed toward you. I’m 15 and […]

15-year-old rapper Astro showed his a$$ to the judges on “The X-Factor” last night, refusing to perform. “No disrespect to you or this show but I just feel like if you’re gonna put me in the bottom two, I don’t want to perform for people who don’t want me here,” the youngster from Brooklyn said […]

When Kanye West stopped into Facebook’s offices earlier this year, he previewed the lyrics from a new song called “Mama’s Boyfriend” which confronted the relationship between a woman’s son and a potential suitor.