Lil Boosie Net Worth – From Hood to Hollywood
Born in Louisiana as Terrence Hatch, Lil Boosie net worth by the beginning of 2015 was $4 million.
The rapper is famous by his stage name Lil Boosie but then recently changed it to Boosie Badazz. The American rapper came to the lime light with the Concentration Group. He got his nickname from his family members due to his bossy character.
The star is a good example of rags to riches as he grew up with nothing on the bad side of town. Over the course of his career, he has released several albums, signed million dollar deals and served time for drug charges.
Early life and career
Lil Boosie grew up in a very dangerous tuff that even scared the local law enforcements. Growing up fatherless, he found comfort in music and rap. He started off at the tender age of 14 and has recorded so many studio albums since then. His cousin introduced him to C-Loc who mentored his rap career and was the youngest in the Concentration Group. Boosie’s debut album Youngest of the Camp was #96 on the Billboard R&B Charts in 2000.
The second and third albums for my Thugz and Bad Azz managed to top the Billboard rap charts. Boosie collaborated with huge rap stars such as Webbie and Pimp C on various mixtapes and albums. His musical success and skills caught the eye of representatives from Universal Music Group and wanted to sign him on. During this time he had released top tracks such as I Smoke, I Drank with Young Bleed, and Trill Azz Mixes among many others.
Bad Azz Entertainment
Lil Boosie released his fourth studio album from his record label Bad Azz Entertainment. He dropped The Return of Mr. Wipe Me Down mixtape to his second album and The Runners. Songs from the mixtapes were featured in Da Click- Street Kingz that came out in 2009. By this time, Lil Boosie was a renowned name in the rap industry. His major album ‘Superbad- The Return of Boosie‘ featured collaborations from rappers like Young Jeezy and Webby. Thug Passion was also released under Bad Azz Entertainment label. Other stars that produced from his label include Hurricane Chris and LoLa Monroe.
Lil Boosie was arrested for conspiracy and murder charges that included a potential death penalty. While behind bars, he released the album Incarcerated under Asylum Records. The project produced by B.J also included some works by Mouse on Tha Track. It also featured guest raps from his longtime friend Webbie, Lil Trill and Foxx.
Still in jail, he released Gone Till’ December which consisted of songs he compiled in there. It featured songs like I Did You Wrong, Be Careful, My Children and others. A good thing came from his time behind bars, he was able to earn his G.E.D certificate.
Warner Bros Deal
The major contributor to his million dollar net worth was his deal with Warner Bros record. The distribution contract was worth close to $5 million for the record company to distribute and release all albums from Lil Boosie’s label Bad Azz Entertainment. This included music from other 12 artists signed on to Boosie’s label.
Source of wealth
His record label has sold over 2 million albums globally growing his net worth to $4 million. This is before his arrest. His accomplishments in jail has gained him massive following and major labels like Def Jam wanting to sign him when out. He also received some offers from the popular label Roc Nation.