Torrence Hatch (born November 14, 1982), known professionally as Boosie Badazz (formerly known as Lil Boosie), is an American rapper from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Hatch was bestowed the nickname Boosie by his family, and he was raised
in Southside Baton Rouge. As Boosie, he has released numerous regular
studio albums while also contributing to a number of mixtapes and
Hatch served time in the Louisiana State Penitentiary
from 2009 to 2014, having been sentenced to eight years after pleading
guilty to drug charges. He was released early on March 5, 2014. On
October 20, 2014, Lil' Boosie officially changed his name to "Boosie Badazz!"