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Lil Boosie Biography – The Controversial Life of the American Rapper

Lil Boosie’s life is the typical American rapper tragedy, beginning in humble roots in a turbulent neighborhood, finding success in the music industry and getting embroiled in criminal predicaments. Nevertheless he has had four collaboration albums and three of his own studio compilation releases.

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Lil Boosie Biography - Early Life and Imprisonment

Baptized as Torrence Hatch, Lil Boosie was born on November 14, 1983 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Nicknamed Boosie by his relatives, Hatch lived a tumultuous childhood in the ghetto on the south side of the city. His father was murdered over drugs, leaving Boosie to the care of his grandmother at the age of fourteen. Crime and drugs have been a part of the Lil Boosie biography since then. In 2008 he was arrested for possession of marijuana and in 2010 he was charged with first-degree murder of Terry Boyd. He entered a not-guilty plea and maintains that he is innocent of the charges. Other drug and gun possession cases have resulted in a four-year prison sentence in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, a less impressive part of the Lil Boosie biography.

Lil Boosie Songs - Hits and Albums

Lil Boosie made his debut in It’s a Gamble, the fifth album released by C-Loc in the late 1990s to revive his career. His first solo CD, Youngest of the Camp, sold over 10,000 units in Baton Rouge. His first album Bad Azz, launched in 2006, features the Lil Boosie songs When You Gonna Drop, Set it Off, and Zoom, a collaborative effort with Yung Joc and Mouse on The Track. It followed two more albums: Superbad: The Return of Boosie Bad Azz, and Incarcerated. Swerve, one of the Lil Boosie songs in the collaboration album Gangsta Musik, was used in the film Hustle and Flow.

Lil Boosie Quotes - General Overview

Lil Boosie’s impact on pop culture is reflected by the popularity of his lyrics. Explicit language, like many other rap songs, has only made his songs more appealing to audiences. A lot of Lil Boosie quotes have sexual connotations and crudely use the ethnic slur for African Americans. He also does not hesitate to talk about his misfortunes through his lines. In Top to the Bottom, he says, “People still talkin bout me but it’s all gravy, so many people love me somebody gotta hate me,” in reference to the crimes that he has been linked to and their repercussions on his reputation.

Written by Jerry Fulton

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