In the wake of the killings of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota this week, as well as the shooting in Dallas that left five police officers dead, Boosie Badazz has offered up his take on the prospects for peace between the black community and the nation's police force, and they aren't good.
"I've been talking about what's going on with police in Baton Rouge for a long time. Now people get to see it for their own eyes," Boosie said in a video shared by TMZ. "I ain't into cops being killed; I ain't into all that, but cops getting away with murder? It's like they in their prime right now...I don't think it's going to get better at all."
Boosie then went on to add, "Really, there will never be peace because there have been too many lives that has been taken...It's too far gone." Then, throwing back to the Civil Rights era of the 1960s, Boosie observed that, "Martin Luther King and them tried to diffuse the situation; tried to bring peace, tried to calm it down...eventually it calmed down, but police killing people again."
Boosie also has had his own personal experience with the Baton Rouge, La. Police Department. In 2009, the rapper was locked up in the Louisiana State Penitentiary where he spent the next five years on a third degree marijuana possession charge. While behind bars he was caught trying to smuggle codeine and was threatened with additional time on his sentence. Boosie was released in March 2014.
Watch Boosie's entire statement in TMZ's video below.