1. Lil Boosie Says He Wrote 1,000 Songs While in Prison

    March 10, 2014 9:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Lil Boosie says serving prison time in a Louisiana prison was life changing and it's made him a better person and ultimately, he hopes, a better artist. Lil Boosie, whose real name is Torence Hatch, was released last week from the state& ...

  2. Young Jeezy Releases 'It's Tha World' Mixtape, Announces CTE World, Atlantic Records Deal

    December 12, 2012 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Jeezy talks splitting ways with former CTE World artist, Freddie Gibbs. A year after the release of "Thug Motivation 103: Hustlerz Ambition," Young Jeezy debuts new mixtape, "It's Tha World." The 17-track project includes fe ...

  3. Rapper Webbie Arrested on Battery and Robbery Charges

    September 13, 2012 9:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Baton Rouge rapper Webbie has been arrested in his hometown, local affiliate NBC33 News reported . The MC, whose real name is Webster Gradney Jr., allegedly attacked a woman and stole her purse, taking a reported $340 after allegedly kicking and pus ...

  4. Rapper Lil Phat Killed in Atlanta Shooting

    June 08, 2012 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Lil Phat, a member of Trill Entertainment whose roster includes Lil Boosie and Webbie, was shot and killed Thursday night outside an Atlanta hospital. Police Capt. Steve Rose confirmed to WXIA-TV , the local NBC affiliate, that 19-year-old Me ...

  5. Lil' Boosie Found Not Guilty of Murder

    May 11, 2012 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Torrence Hatch, better known as rapper Lil' Boosie, has been acquitted of first degree murder charges in a Baton Rouge court following six days of testimony and only one hour of deliberation from the jury. On Thursday, the prosecution finished ...

  6. Lil' Boosie's Rap Lyrics Can Be Used in Murder Trial

    April 25, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Six days before Lil' Boosie goes to trial for first-degree muder, a Louisana judge ruled on Tuesday (April 24) that a select few of the rapper's lyrics can be used against him. Boosie, born Torrence Hatch, is accused of hiring Michael Loud ...

  7. Lil Boosie Gets 8 Years in Prison on Drug Charges

    November 29, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie was sentenced to an eight-year hard labor prison term after he plead guilty on Tuesday morning (Nov. 29) to three counts of conspiring to smuggle contraband into two state prisons. According to Louisiana's WAFB , ...

  8. Lil Boosie Facing More Jail Time for Smuggling Drugs into Prison

    July 19, 2011 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Lil Boosie could face extra jail time for attempting to smuggle a drug cocktail called "sizzurp" into prison, the Associated Press reports. Lil Boosie, a 28-year-old rapper from Baton Rouge whose real name is Torrence Hatch, is alre ...

  9. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga's Massive Google Deal, Justin Bieber Wants Jay-Z on His Record

    May 25, 2011 6:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Google: Is Gaga About To Sign A $10 Million Google Laptop Endorsement Deal? Maybe it's just the easy way that the phrase "Gaga and Google" slips off t ...

  10. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Kid Cudi, Cee Lo Green, Trey Songz

    November 19, 2010 2:16 PM EST 0 0 0 Kid Cudi breaks open at No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with his sophomore set "Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager" as the title moves 169,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. His debut "Man on the Moon: The End of the ...

  11. Lil Boosie to Release 'Incarcerated' LP While in Prison

    August 24, 2010 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 While in prison battling charges of murder and conspiracy and potentially facing the death penalty, Lil Boosie is still moving forward with his rap career. The rapper will release "Incarcerated," the follow-up to 2009's "Super Ba ...

  12. Lil Boosie Charged With Murder, May Face Death Penalty

    June 21, 2010 6:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 Baton Rouge rapper Lil Boosie (real name Torrance Hatch) is no stranger to trouble with the law. Already incarcerated for probation violation on drug and gun charges, the Trill Entertainment rapper and two associates (one of them only 17 years old) ...

  13. Rapper Lil' Boosie Sentenced To Four Years In Prison

    November 10, 2009 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Lil' Boosie was sentenced to four years in prison on Monday for violating his probation (Nov. 10), according to WAFB News . The Baton Rouge rapper was placed under house arrest with an ankle monitor after being convicted of drug and gun ...

  14. The Daily Noise 9.23.2009 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 9.23.2009 - Billboard.com

    September 23, 2009 3:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 F*cked Up wins Polaris, Jay-Z stays on top of album charts, Three Days Grace prepare new release. drake , Bill Werde , Jay-z , Kid Kudi , muse , The Daily Noise , Lil Boosie , Fuse , Whitney Houston , Fucked up Videos Bill Werde Drake Fucked Up Fuse ...

  15. Jay-Z Still Reigns On Billboard 200, Muse And Kid Cudi Bow High

    September 23, 2009 10:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ay-Z remains in the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 albums chart, with his new album "The Blueprint 3" shifting 298,000 copies (down 37%) in its second week. The set bowed atop the list last week with 476,000 . Traditionally, No. 1-debut ...

  16. Jay-Z Still Reigns On Billboard 200; Muse And Kid Cudi Bow High

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z's "The Blueprint 3" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, shifting 298,000 in its second week on the list, down just 37% . . . Whitney Houston's "I Look to You" surges to No. 2 with an "Oprah Winfrey Show&qu ...

  17. MCs To Star In Online Games

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop artists like B.G., Bun B, Lil Boosie and Scarface will be featured in a series of online games courtesy of a partnership between Asylum Records and online video quiz game company PopJax. The customized games will feature video and trivia q ...

  18. Ace Hood

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The cards definitely have been dealt in rapper Ace Hood's favor. The cards definitely have been dealt in rapper Ace Hood's favor. The first artist signed and released under well known Miami DJ/producer Khaled's We The Best label by wa ...

  19. T.I., Ciara To 'Turn Up The Vote' At Summit

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 T.I., Ciara, Flo Rida and Jim Jones are among the artists heading to the "Hip-Hop Team Vote: Turn Up The Vote" summit in Philadelphia on Sunday (April 20) to emphasize the importance of the youth vote T.I., Ciara, Flo Rida and Jim Jones ar ...

  20. Webbie's Next 'Life' Due In Late February

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Webbie, who co-wrote and guested on the ubiquitous rap track "Wipe Me Down" last year, will release his next album, "Savage Life 2," Feb. 26 via Trill Entertainment/Asylum/Atlantic. Webbie, who co-wrote and guested on the ubiquit ...

  21. Webbie's 'Savage Life 2' Expected Next Month

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Webbie, co-author of 2007's hottest rap song, "Wipe Me Down," will release his sophomore album, "Savage Life 2" on February 26. The disc will feature appearances by Bun B, Young Dro, Birdman, Lil Boosie and Foxx. His first ...

  22. Maroon 5 Nudges Linkin Park From Atop Billboard 200

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In a week where four of the five top albums on The Billboard 200 are debuts, Maroon 5's "It Won't Be Soon Before Long" leads the pack at No. 1. The A&M/Octone effort moved 429,000 copies in the Un In a week where four of the ...

  23. Beyonce Begins Third Week Atop The Hot 100

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" begins a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and also sits at No. 1 on the Pop 100 for a second week and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for a fourth. The track had been Beyonce's "Irreplaceable ...