Boosie Drops New Track “40 Years”
At the beginning of November, Boosie Badazz dropped a new song titled 40 Years featuring Tony Michael. The contrast in styles between Boosie and Tony Michael makes for a song with a unique depth of emotion. This song comes in a time in which he has had several ups and downs in the media for his outspoken nature; including losing his IG page earlier this year.
40 Years is a song that speaks to the many people who are locked down in the prison system and their struggles in overcoming that challenge. When the song first debuted on Youtube, Boosie took to IG to promote 40 Years saying- “This is for my n*ggas in the can. #freecmurder #freebg Free all the real til it’s backwards”. He plans to drops 40 Years part of a joint EP with Tony Michael.
Boosie’s Musical Consistency Continues
In 2020, Boosie has made an effort to collaborate with many different artists to extend his relevance in the culture. Outside of 40 Years with Tony Michael Boosie has collaborated with indie acts like Mardy Price and Hot Boy Lil Shaq.
Boosie Refocuses Attention to a Major Issue
Despite the criticism that Boosie has faced for his stance on topics like the LGBTQ community, he has used his music to voice his opinion on some of the bigger challenges we face in the Black community. In a year where police brutality has been at the center of the discussion, 40 Years is another example of Hip-Hop artists voicing their frustration in these troubling times.
In the future, it will be interesting to see Boosie’s continued growth as a man and artist after seeing songs like 40 Years and conversations like the one he had with Mike Tyson regarding accountability for his actions and opinions.