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Lil Boosie

Torrence Hatch (born November 14, 1982), better known by his stage name Lil Boosie, is an American rapper from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Hatch was bestowed the nickname Boosie by his family, and he was raised in southside Baton Rouge. He is currently serving a four-year prison sentence in Louisiana State Penitentiary for drug and gun possession. Hatch grew up in a poor neighborhood of Baton Rouge, and his father was absent from his childhood. He played basketball while attending high school but was expelled for drugs, so Hatch decided to become a rapper. He worked with rapper C-Loc and his group Concentration Camp and made his debut on C-Loc's fifth album, It's a Gamble in 2000 as his old alias Boosie. Shortly afterwards, Hatch joined growing record label Trill Entertainment which was backed by its CEO the late Pimp C of UGK. Soon after, Trill independently released his debut album For My Thugz as his new alias Lil Boosie in 2003.

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Lil Boosie -- Lean Has 'F***ed Up' Rap Culture -- I'm Glad It's Going Away

Lil Boosie
Lean Has 'F***ed Up' Rap Culture I'm Glad It's Going Away

Lean 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. … READ MORE >

Lil Boosie -- Massive Alleged Concert Scam Sweeping Country

Lil Boosie
Massive Alleged Concert Scam Sweeping Country

Lil Boosie is putting concert venues everywhere on notice -- telling TMZ, a massive Boosie concert scam is currently preying on unsuspecting booking agents across the country ... and several… READ MORE >

- 182 days ago
Lil Boosie -- 4 Baby Mamas Pop Out Reality Show

Lil Boosie
4 Baby Mamas Pop Out Reality Show

Lil Boosie's 4 baby mamas have another bun in the oven -- a reality show.Sources close to the production tell TMZ, Boosie's babes -- Walnita, Tracey, Trivia, and Gerlissa -- have been putting… READ MORE >

- 187 days ago
Jameis Winston -- Phoned Lil Boosie in Prison ... Day After National Championship

Jameis Winston
Phoned Lil Boosie in Prison Day After National Championship

Lil Boosie got some high-profile support during his stint behind bars ... telling TMZ Sports he got a phone call from Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston the day after FSU won the… READ MORE >

- 187 days ago
Lil Boosie -- Nick Saban Is the Enemy ... LSU Needs to Kick His Ass

Lil Boosie
Nick Saban Is the Enemy LSU Needs to Kick His Ass

Now that he's finally free, Lil Boosie is working on the important things in his life -- starting with fixing the LSU football program. The Baton Rouge rapper was talking to the LSU student… READ MORE >

- 189 days ago
Lil Boosie -- The Most Shocking Post-Prison Technology That Blew My Mind

Lil Boosie
The Most Shocking Post-Prison Technology That Blew My Mind

After 5 years in prison, rapper Lil Boosie couldn't believe how dramatically the world changed in such a short period of time -- but one piece of technology stood out as the most mind-blowing.When… READ MORE >

- 190 days ago
Webbie -- God Freed My Brother Lil Boosie

Webbie
God Freed My Brother Lil Boosie

Lil Boosie was released early by prison officials because of his good behavior behind bars ... but Boosie's friend Webbie thinks the rapper was really sprung by a much higher power than the… READ MORE >

- 194 days ago
Lil Boosie -- I Need Retail Therapy After Years Of Prison ...

Lil Boosie
I Need Retail Therapy After Years Of Prison

Lil Boosie is carrying serious baggage after rotting in the slammer for 5 years.Boosie -- who was just released after serving his sentence​ on drug charges -- took his kids to The Esplanade… READ MORE >

- 194 days ago
Ex-NFL Star Michael Clayton -- Thank God Lil Boosie's Free!!

Ex-NFL Star Michael Clayton
Thank God Lil Boosie's Free!!

Former NFL wide receiver Michael Clayton has been friends with Lil Boosie since they were kids -- and he tells TMZ Sports he's VERY EXCITED his "dawg" is finally out of prison. Boosie was… READ MORE >

- 195 days ago
Lil Boosie -- FREE AT LAST... Rapper Released From Prison

Lil Boosie
FREE AT LAST... Rapper Released From Prison

Lil Boosie is a free man ... the rapper has just been released from a Louisiana State Penitentiary where he's been locked up since 2009 on drug charges.  31 year old Boosie -- real name… READ MORE >

- 195 days ago

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