Today in Hip-Hop: Boosie Badazz Was Released From Prison

On this day in hip-hop history… 2014: Boosie Badazz was released from Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola today, March 5, 2014 after serving nearly five years in prison for multiple drug convictions and a first-degree murder rap that he beat. Hours before his release a tweet from Boosie’s official account was posted, reading “….” Additionally, an Instagram post with the hashtag “#TheReturnOfBoosieBadazz” was posted earlier today, foreshadowing his release, and a post minutes ago of Boosie’s daughter was also just published with the caption, “Boosie’s daughter wanted to tell y’all something!” Lil Boosie's (born Torrence Hatch) was one of the South’s best and most promising rappers—landing on XXL‘s inaugural Freshmen List in ...

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