Torrence Hatch Jr. (born November 14, 1982) is an American rapper better known by his stage name Boosie Badazz or simply Boosie (formerly Lil Boosie). Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 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 8 years on multiple charges of drug possession with intent of distribution. Hatch spent 3.5 years on death row before being found not guilty of murder in 2012. After serving 5 years in prison, Hatch was released early on March 5, 2014.
Bad Azz Music Syndicate is a record label founded by Boosie Badazz. In 2008, Lil Boosie formed his own group, Da Click, then his imprint Bad Azz Entertainment in 2009. Boosie Badazz and C-Murder announced the Penitentiary Chances joint album on January 18, 2016 via AllHipHop. The project from the two Louisiana rappers is scheduled to be released April 15, 2016. All production is said to come from T-Rhythm and Moneybeats "SoundTrendsLlc". On December 15, 2017 Boosie Badazz released his seventh studio album BooPac.
Youngest of da Camp (2000) (as Lil Boosie)
For My Thugz (2002) (as Lil Boosie)
Bad Azz (2006) (as Lil Boosie)
Superbad: The Return of Boosie Bad Azz (2009) (as Lil Boosie)
Incarcerated (2010) (as Lil Boosie)
Touch Down 2 Cause Hell (2015)
Boosie Badazz: Bigger and Badder Than Ever (2018)
Gangsta Musik (2005)
Bad Azz (2006)
On the Grind (2006)
Last Dayz (2009)
Ghetto Stories: The Movie (2010)