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Lil Boosie Dubs Himself this Generation’s Tupac & Announces Tupac Inspired Album ‘Boopac’

By Teonny Spears / Published on Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017 18:00 PM / No Comments

On Friday, April 7, 2017, rapper, poet and actor Tupac Shakur was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. It was a joyous event, as his friend, Snoop Dogg, accepted the honors on Tupac’s behalf.

It’s true that Tupac has inspired many artists of today, and it seems that Louisiana’s own, Lil Boosie (Boosie Bad Azz) has decided to honor the late rap icon with his new album.

During an interview with Vlad TV, Boosie revealed that his next album will be inspired by Tupac and will be called BooPac, even calling himself the Tupac of his generation:

“I know it’s going to be a big ol’ thang. But it’s in my heart. That’s what I wanna do. I’m naming it BooPac. It’s a double disc, 26 songs, because I’m my generation’s Tupac.”

He added:

“A lot of people didn’t grow up on Tupac. A lot of people didn’t grow up on Biggie. Those who love that kind of music grew up on me. That’s one reason. Another reason is ‘Pac’s music is forgot about now, that real music that touched you.”

Can someone please tell me that this is a joke? Now while I am completely understanding to what Boosie is saying here, I just don’t think that it’s a good idea. It’s obvious that he’s saying that like the late rap icon, he too makes music that touches on things that people really go through in life, but he can continue to that in the way that he already has.

I personally don’t think that this will work in the way that he wants it to. Do you?


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Teonny Spears
26 year-old Teonny Spears, is from a small town in Louisiana called Ferriday, where he currently lives. A fan of Pop music, Teonny began writing at a small age because he simply didn't like getting dirty as a child, and preferred to stay inside.

His earlier writings consisted of short stories and poetry, and in 2005, he began blogging for fun on Myspace about his favorite artists. After building a love for entertainment news, he began working for Defglam.com, and launched his own weekly show in 2009 called EnterSHADEment Talk, a web-show that featured celebrity gossip, news, TV/movie talk and fashion. After 8 seasons and over 200 episodes, Teonny decided to end the show in 2012. He shortly left Defglam in the same year.

In 2012, Teonny became the Pop Culture Expert for Sinuous Magazine, an online publication dedicated to providing a multicultural exploration of art, entertainment, fashion and social issues through a mix of news and thought pieces. After a three-year run, Teonny left the publication to pursue new interests, and now resides at PopGlitz.com, as the Editor-in-Chief, where he specializes in Pop Music, though he also dabbles in Fashion, TV/Film, Rap & introducing readers to new and rising talent.

Teonny is also part of a collective called The Bloginati, a Multifaceted group with people who touch on several forms of media.