Born: August 30, 1989
Birthplace: Compton, CA
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Career and Life
Anthony Dixson aka Boogie is an American hip-hop artist from Compton, California. He is known for bringing real life experiences into his music. His debut mixtape, Thirst 48, was released on June 24, 2014, followed by his next mixtape, The Reach which was released a year later. In 2016, he released his third mixtape Thirst 48, Pt. II and signed to Shady Records/Interscope in 2017. His debut album Everythings for Sale was released on January 25, 2019.
Boogie's musical career started when he joined the First Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church choir in 8th grade under the guidance of his mother. While a member of the choir, he was introduced to gangbanging and slowly began to make the transition from gospel to rap. On June 24, 2014, he released his debut mixtape Thirst 48, which chronicled his life and struggles. A year later, his debut was followed by his breakthrough mixtape The Reach, was released on June 24. He signed a deal with Interscope Records in 2015.
His break out single, “Oh My” was released in 2015 and produced by Jahlil Beats. In 2016, Boogie released Thirst 48, Pt. II via Interscope Records, a continuation of his debut mixtape from 2014 that also deals with new themes such as Millennial reliance on social media.
In October 2017, it was announced that Boogie signed to Shady Records. He was featured in the digital 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards Detroit Cypher and made an appearance behind Eminem in his solo freestyle. His first release from Shady Records was “Violence,” a collaboration with Masego, in December 2017. The release was followed up by two more songs in 2018 - “Self Destruction” in May and “Deja Vu” in August. He has gained praise from Rihanna, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar.
Boogie is currently managed by LoveRenaissance (LVRN). He opened for 6lack alongside Tierra Whack on 6lack's world tour. Boogie's debut album Everythings for Sale released on January 25 with melodic singles like "Rainy Days", "Silent Ride" and "Self Destruction". The album includes guest appearances from Eminem, 6LACK, and J.I.D, among others.