In the late 1990s, Boosie’s cousin Young Dee introduced him to Baton Rouge rapper C-Loc, marking his first foray into the rap scene. Boosie’s debut album, ‘Youngest of the Camp,’ laid the foundation for his prolific career, showcasing his raw talent and undeniable passion for music. After departing Concentration Camp, Boosie signed with Trill Entertainment, a label that would propel him further into the rap scene and provide a platform for his growth as an artist.
Boosie’s initial mixtape, “Boosie 2002 (Advance),” featured contributions from Max Minelli and Pimp C, also known as Mr. Chad Butler. This initial contribution signified the launch of his career, defined by numerous collaborations and an indomitable ambition to influence the rap scene.
In January 2005, Boosie made a remarkable achievement. He signed a deal with Warner Bros. Records, a significant milestone that catapulted him to a larger platform for his music. His major label debut album, “Bad Azz,” was released in 2006 and gained considerable attention during the summer months of June and July.
The mixtape “Bad Ass,” which featured new tracks like “Trill Shit,” followed in June 2004. Boosie’s collaborations during this era were equally noteworthy, partnering with:
Such alliances reinforced Boosie’s burgeoning reputation in the rap realm, contributing significantly to his lasting impact on the industry.
Following his release from prison in 2014, Boosie wasted no time getting back to his passion for music. He released the mixtape “Life After Deathrow”, and his first single “Show Da World,” a collaboration with Webbie.
Boosie’s post-prison album, “Touchdown 2 Cause Hell,” was released in 2015. The album features collaborations with:
Maintaining his tenacity and ambition, Boosie exemplified resilience and unwavering commitment to his artistry.
Boosie’s post-prison collaborations extended beyond his album, working with artists such as 2 Chainz, Dorrough Music, DJ Mustard, Young Jeezy, T.I., and Snootie Wild.
Alongside Taquari ‘TQ’ Hatch, Boosie founded Bad Azz Music Syndicate, an independent record label with aspirations to sign a diverse array of performers from around the world. The label has since achieved success in signing a variety of international artists and releasing several successful albums.
Bad Azz Music Syndicate demonstrates not only Boosie’s entrepreneurial spirit but also his commitment to fostering the growth and development of other artists within the industry.