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Boosie Badazz Offers Narrative Depth And Embraces Contradictions On ‘Life After Deathrow’ Mixtape

The allure of Lil Boosie is no longer a hyperlocality confined to the Southeast. Torrence Hatch became Baton Rouge royalty by delivering bounce hits and street narratives in the same emotive, bluesy rasp; he became transcendent upon his release from Louisiana State Penitentiary, where he was held for five years and faced a first-degree murder charge. More than six months removed from his time in Angola, Boosie (now Boosie Badazz) finds both his perspective and following far broader than it was during his last official release in 2010. Life After Deathrow serves as redemption and reintroduction for the man that ...

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