9 Ways Hip Hop Artists Have Reacted To Recent Violence
The fiber of the American people has been tested over the course of the last two weeks, in which four incidents of terrible violence have prompted wide-spread protests and rapidly deteriorating race relations. July 5: Alton Sterling is shot and killed at the hands of two police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana July 6: Philando Castile is shot and killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota July 7: Five police officers are shot and killed at a protest in Dallas. July 17: Three police officers are shot and killed in Baton Rouge, LA.
Boosie Badazz: Baton Rouge Violence Won't Stop Until Killer Cops Are Convicted
The city of Baton Rouge has been in anguish ever since the police killing of Alton Sterling. Today, the Louisiana capital was struck with more tragedy, as a gunman went on a rampage that killed three Baton Rouge police officers and injured three others. The suspect, whom has been identified as Gavin Eugene Long of Kansas City, Missouri, has been killed. He was an ex-Marine, and today was reportedly his 29th birthday.
Boosie Badazz Offers Thoughts On Police Brutality In Baton Rouge
Boosie has spent much of his year providing commentary on his hometown of Baton Rouge, including his experiences with police, inspiring protesters to use his words when confronting officers in Ferguson after death of Michael Brown. Following the highly publicized police killing of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, it seems fit that Boosie would comment on the current issues with police brutality, which he did through his Snapchat this weekend.
Boosie Badazz: TV Is "Trying To Make Everybody Fucking Gay"
In the past, Boosie Badazz has taken to social media to express his frustration with all the "gay shit" on television nowadays. In a new interview with DJ Vlad, an emotional Boosie elaborated his on views on television programming and homosexuality.
Kodak Black's "Lil BIG Pac" (Review)
Last summer, in what seemed like an oddly coordinated effort, hip hop listeners began solidifying the first-string lineup for the next generation of trap stars. Migos had been around the block, Kevin Gates was well on his way to a huge debut album, and hell, even Young Thug was enough of an established star that he no longer seemed as foreign as he used to. Enter four buzzing kids under legal drinking age: 21 Savage, Playboi Carti, Lil Uzi Vert, and Kodak Black.
A Recent History Of The Post-Prison Comeback Track
Yesterday was a truly bizarre day in hip-hop. It started with news of a shooting at a T.I. concert the night before in New York, and reports soon connected to the incident to Troy Ave, as the NYPD caught footage of the Brooklyn rapper opening fire in a VIP green room. That footage was released to the public, and Troy has since been arrested on charges of attempted murder, among others. Ultimately, though, it was a joyous day, made possible by the surprise return of Gucci Mane, who had been locked up in an Indiana penitentiary for almost three years.
Stream Webbie's New Album "Savage Life 5"
Webbie has been holding it for Trill Entertainment and Baton Rouge, LA for over a decade. He's kept it consistent with his album titles, not straying outside of his vaunted "Savage Life" series. (Savage Life 4 dropped in '13.) He continued Friday with the release of Savage Life 5. The 15-track album features appearances from Boosie Badazz, Snoop Dogg, Kirko Bangz, as well as such lesser known artists as Wanekago, Lundon, Lil Trill, Shell, Lil Lonnie, Foxx, and Kym McCoy.
Stream Boosie Badazz's New Project "Bleek Mode (Thug In Peace Lil Bleek)"
Boosie Badazz has been on a project tear since his prison release, and today he surprises us with yet another one. The Baton Rouge native decided to release a 19-track effort dedicated to his friend, Darryl "Bleek" Milton, who was murdered in 2010. The rapper teased the project's release last night with the release of a music video for "Not My Nigga."
Stream Boosie Badazz & C-Murder's Album "Penitentiary Chances"
Boosie Badazz has maintained an impressive album-per-month clip thus far in 2016. January: In My Feelings (Goin Thru It) February: Out My Feelings (In My Past)
Stream Boosie Badazz' New Album "Thug Talk"
After releasing the full tracklist and artwork for his project Thug Talk just days ago, Boosie Badazz has made the full thing available for our collective streaming pleasure. It’s already his third release of the year, with at least two more on the way.
Boosie Badazz Reveals Tracklist & Artwork For “Thug Talk”
Before Boosie Badazz drops off his joint project with C-Murder next month called Penitentiary Changes, the Louisiana vet will be blessing fans with another project ahead of time called Thug Talk, dropping in just two days on March 16. Tonight, Boosie decides to make the project available for pre-order on iTunes, ultimately revealing the official artwork & tracklist in the process.
Boosie Badazz Announces Yet Another Album & Mixtape
Boosie Badazz isn't letting kidney cancer slow him down at all, if anything, he's putting in more work than ever. It could also just be an effect of being locked up for five years and finally having the freedom to make music again.
Boosie BadAzz & C-Murder Share Cover Art, Tracklist and Release Date For Joint Project
Even though Boosie BadAzz has been out of prison for almost two whole years, he’s clearly still got a lot of pent-up rhymes from his time in prison. His recently announced joint project with C-Murder, Penitentiary Chances, is Boosie BadAzz’ eighth project since 2014. Today we’ve got the full track list, album art and release dates for the whole project and first single, “Under Pressure.”
Stream Boosie Badazz's "Out My Feelings (In My Past)" Album
After kicking off the year with the album In My Feelings (Goin Through It), which went over his recent encounter with cancer, Boosie Badazz decides to waste little time in sharing its follow up effort called Out My Feeling (In My Past).
#TBT: Lil Boosie
Torrence Hatch may be best known as Boosie Badazz nowadays, but we remember him as Lil Boosie. It was under that moniker that he released his early work to the world. That work will be the subject of this week's Throwback Thursday segment.
Boosie Badazz Announces Another Album: "Out My Feelings (In My Past)"
Good Lord, the man doesn't stop. Two weeks after his latest album, In My Feelings (Goin Thru It), which focused on his recent battle with kidney cancer, Boosie Badazz has announced he has a sequel ready for imminent release: Out My Feelings (In My Past).
Boosie Badazz Opens Up About Cancer Diagnosis
The Louisiana rapper recently opened up to RevoltTV for a short interview about his diagnosis with kidney cancer.
Boosie Badazz Is Planning His Own Biopic
Weeks after surviving a battle with kidney cancer, a struggle he describes in painful detail on his new surprise album, In My Feelings (Goin Thru It), Boosie Badazz has revealed his official plans to create his own biopic.
Stream Boosie Badazz' New Album "In My Feelings (Goin Thru It)"
The past couple months have been pretty rough to say the least for Boosie Badazz, who’s coming off successful kidney surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. So to better explain what he's been going through, the Louisiana veteran decided to release a new album today on iTunes called In My Feelings (Goin Thru It).
Boosie Badazz Announces Album “In My Feelings. (Goin’ Thru It)”
With his recent cancer diagnosis and (successful) surgery to remove the tumor, Boosie Badazz has been going through it. Confronted with his own mortality, Boosie poured his feelings into new music. The rapper announced a new album In My Feelings. (Goin’ Thru It) slated to arrive on January 1.