Quick Facts of
- First NameLil Boosie
Boosie Badazz, aka Lil Boosie, is a rapper native to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who has been in the music industry since he was 14 years old. He struggled after the death of his father, which he has attributed as the turning point turning him to a future in rapping.
In addition to his career as a rapper, he has also worked in a handful of movies that focus primarily on the struggles of growing up in a struggling ghetto.
What Is The Net Worth Of Rapper Boosie Badazz Formerly Known As Lil Boosie?
The net worth of Boosie Badazz as of April 2020 is around $800 thousand. Some sources claim that his net worth is much higher at $5 million. He made this net worth from a career spanning more than 24 years as a rapper.
Boosie’s father struggled with drug addiction and died when Boosie was just 14 years old. He then started rapping and writing poetry.
According to various online sources, the $20,000 to $30,000 earnings each from sponsorships also contributes substantially to his net worth.
Career Insight And Rough Beginnings
After being turned to writing music and rapping following his father’s death, he was taught the ropes of the rapping business by Young Dee and rapper C-Loc from 1996.
He joined Concentration Camp the same year. Concentration Camp consisted of Young Bleed, C-Loc, Happy Perez, Boo, Max Minelli, J-Von, Lee Tyme and Lucky Knuckles.
His eventual debut came when he debuted on C-Loc’s fifth album in 2000 titled ‘It’s A Gamble’. He found his footing in the group after Young Bleed. Then, Boosie released his debut album in the same year called Youngest of da Camp.
Then. He released another album independently after joining Trill Entertainment. He worked on Ghetto Stories, collaborating with Webbie in 2003. The next year in 2004, he collaborated with Webbie again on Trill Azz Mixtape Vol. 1.
The same year he came out with the sequel to Trill Azz Mixtape Vol. 1, titled Trill Azz Mixes II. After a few collaborations, he was signed by Warner Bros. Records in January 2005.
His first release after signing with Warner Bros. Records was Bad Ass Mixtape Vol.1. Following this release, he released Bad Azz, his first major-label album.
Then December 2008 saw the release of Lil Boosie Presents: Da Click. DJ Khaled also featured him on his song Out Here Grindin.
Some of his other works include Incarcerated, Touch Down 2 Cause Hell, BooPac, Badazz 3.5, Goat Talk etc.
In a similar fashion, his career on the film started in 2005 with the film Gangsta Musik. A year later, he released Bad Azz and On the Grind before taking a short hiatus and released Last Dayz in 2009. He also was a part of Ghetto Stories: The Movie that came out in 2010.
Controversies: Trouble With The Law
In October 2008, Boosie was arrested after cops found marijuana and a gun in his car. He was sentenced to two years in jail after pleading guilty on September 22, 2009.
He later violated probation and was placed under house arrest. Similarly, he was sent to prison for 8 years after pleading guilty for drug-related charges.
Later on, on December 7, 2012, his lawyers got him an early release after arguing that the drug possession that he was sentenced for was a set-up.
Boosie Badazz was born Torrence Hatch Jr. in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the U.S., on November 14, 1982, to Connie Hatch and Raymond Hatch. His father was a drug addict who passed away when Torrence was 14 years old.
Badazz has 8 children but is yet to reveal the details of his relationship to the public. However, he was seen with a girl at a basketball game.