Gene Heisser a.k.a. "Boom Bam", 2009
|Birth name||Gene Heisser|
|Also known as||Boom Bam|
|Born||1971 (age 45–46)
Compton, California, U.S.
|Genres||West Coast hip hop|
|Associated acts||Compton's Most Wanted
Heisser was born in Compton, California. He met MC Eiht and Tha Chill while attending Junior High school, and a lifelong friendship developed. In 1987 they created the rap group Compton's Most Wanted and their first album It's a Compton Thang was released in 1989. The group quickly became famous on the West Coast, and international fame soon followed. After the group dissolved in 1993, Boom Bam appeared with MC Eiht on several of his solo projects. Bam, Eiht, and Chill formed N.O.T.R. in 1995. Atlantic Records bought the album and subsequently shelved the entire project. Underground copies of the album are all that survived.
Boom Bam is currently in the studio working with Hard Head Productions on his first solo album titled Still Wanted. It is scheduled for release some time in early 2012. The album will be featuring such artists as MC Eiht, and MC Ren of N.W.A.
He is currently working as an electrician working on alternative energy systems.