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Lil Boosie

Lean Has 'F***ed Up' Rap Culture

I'm Glad It's Going Away

4/24/2014 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0423-lil-boosie-tmz-02Lean is a great-tasting way to DIE ... this according to former addict Lil Boosie, who tells TMZ he SUPPORTS pulling codeine cough syrup from the market ... because it will save lives. 

Boosie tells TMZ he nearly died 3 or 4 times from drinking lean and says it's "f***ed up a lot of rappers and the culture of hip hop."  He says users don't realize something that tastes like Kool-Aid can be so addictive.

Boosie was reacting to the story we broke ... that Actavis is ceasing production of its high-end cough syrup because it's being widely abused to make lean, also known as sizzurp.

The rapper -- who tells us he's clean now -- spent 5 years behind bars on drug charges, including time for trying to smuggle codeine syrup into prison.

He adds, "Once you on, it's hard to get off ... it's damn near impossible."

Boosie and Nancy Reagan. Who knew?

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31.

Rusty Shackleford    

good for him, i hope he wasnt just saying it for the camera.

152 days ago
32.

catzo    

Lean isnt going away tmz, its just one brand. This stuff is otc in canada, we give it to infants and the elderly because they cant handle a real medication. Tmz makes ths drug seem so dangerous, its one of the safest around

152 days ago
33.

jane    

Fools!!!!! can't keep there stupid fool mouths shut, so people who can take cough med that they need

152 days ago
34.

Black Adam    

Says the ex Convict.

152 days ago
35.

Cromulent    

"LEAN HAS F***ED UP RAP CULTURE"

Rap has culture?

152 days ago
36.

Miamivic    

Coming Up Next: Laughing Gas.

152 days ago
37.

stacey    

what's next vicodin!

152 days ago
38.

Blackpower    

Welcome home boosie

152 days ago
39.

Bob Johnson    

Rap music is actually turning white.

150 days ago
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