Renowned musician Boosie Badazz is no stranger to controversy. His recent single, Ungrateful, has shone a spotlight on his ongoing family disputes. In the song, Boosie takes aim at his daughter and her mother, expressing his disappointment and disdain. His frustrations have bubbled over into his music, resulting in a raw and emotionally charged track.
Image: Boosie Badazz at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2019. Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images
The Controversial Track: Ungrateful
In the third verse of Ungrateful, Boosie, a native of Baton Rouge, openly criticizes the mother of his child. His lyrics don’t hold back, expressing his anger towards her for seeking child support. This is despite his recent grand gesture of gifting his daughter a new car for her birthday.
Lyrics: “Baby mama, she done hit me with the child support/Ol’ dirty-ass b***h ’bout to lie in court,”
Boosie raps these lines with palpable irritation, linking her actions to his choice to reclaim the birthday present in retaliation for her “ungrateful” act.
Rapping Out His Displeasure
Boosie doesn’t hesitate to uncover alleged secrets from her past. His lyrics paint a picture of a turbulent relationship, filled with resentment and disappointment.
Lyrics: “Well, that AMG Benz I’ma need that back/ Won’t play it like that, you ain’t ’bout to keep that”
Boosie asserts his intent to retrieve the car he had gifted, reflecting his displeasure with the situation. He continues to air out his grievances, not mincing his words as he expresses his contempt.
A Daughter Disowned
The drama doesn’t end there. Boosie addresses his daughter in the song, expressing his shock at her choice of words towards him. Despite his efforts and sacrifices for her, she had publicly insulted him. His disappointment is clear in his lyrics.
Lyrics: “Cut off my daughter for life, your ungrateful ass,”
He states this towards the end of the song, reflecting his disbelief at the unfolding situation.
The Album: Goin Thru Some Thangs
Ungrateful is a part of Boosie’s new album, Goin Thru Some Thangs. The album was released earlier this month, and this song comes in the wake of a public disagreement between Boosie and his daughter, Tori.
Image: Boosie Badazz at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2017. Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET
The disagreement was sparked when Boosie decided to take back the Benz he had gifted her for her 16th birthday. Tori retaliated with negative comments about him. However, Boosie defended his actions, pointing out the flaws in her mother’s parenting.
A Father’s Refutation
Boosie took to social media to elucidate his side of the story. He emphasized his role as a father and provider, contrasting it with the checkered history of Tori’s mother.
Boosie’s Statement: “I’ve always taken care of my children,”
He mentioned this in a lengthy post, highlighting the lifestyle he provided for his daughter. He expressed his disappointment at his daughter’s words, given that she had recently enjoyed shopping sprees and a comfortable life, thanks to him.
He further criticized Tori’s mother, mentioning her numerous arrests and jail stints. Boosie stated that he tried to raise his daughter differently, to not follow in her mother’s footsteps.