Torrence Hatch Jr., better known by his stage name Boosie Badazz or simply Boosie, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer and executive. He was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana by his mother Connie Hatch. Hatch began rapping in the 1990s as a member of the hip hop collective Concentration Camp, eventually pursuing a solo career in 2000 with the release of his debut album Youngest of da Camp. After leaving the label the following year, he signed with Pimp C's Trill Entertainment to release his second studio album, For My Thugz. In total, Hatch has gone on to release seven solo studio albums, as well as six collaborative albums and numerous mixtapes. In 2009, Hatch was sentenced to 4 years in prison on drug and gun charges. In 2010, he was indicted on first-degree murder charges, and was also sentenced to 10 years on multiple charges of drug possession with intent of distribution.
|Birth name:||Torrence Hatch Jr.|
|Also known as:||Lil Boosie|
|Born:||November 14, 1982, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.|
|Genres:||Hip hop, Southern hip hop, gangsta rap|
|Occupation(s):||Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, actor|
|Labels:||Trill Entertainment, Bad Azz Music Syndicate, Atlantic Records (current)|
|Associated acts:||C-Murder, DJ Khaled, E-40, Foxx, Jeezy, Lil Snupe, DJ Mustard, Pimp C, Rich Homie Quan, YoungBoy Never Broke Again|
|Twitter:||Boosie Badazz's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Boosie Badazz's IMDb|
About Lil Boosie
Rapper who gained fame for his 2009 album Superbad: The Return of Boosie Bad Azz & Bad Azz as well as his prison reputation.
His childhood neighborhood was fraught with gang violence and drug use. His parents named him after funk artist Bootsy Collins. He got his first break when he appeared on one of C-Loc's records.
He released a studio album called Incarcerated in 2010 while spending time in prison for murder and conspiracy. Though facing the death penalty, he was acquitted from his murder charge in 2012.
His real name is Torrence Hatch. His father was murdered when he was young. He married Walnita Decuir-Hatch and he has three children named Iviona, Torrence Jr., and Tarlaysia.
In 2008, he and Lil Wayne both won Ozone Awards.
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