Lola Mitchell, AKA Gangsta Boo, a pioneer of female rap and a former member of Three 6 Mafia, has passed away. Let’s see, what happened to Gangsta Boo and Gangsta Boo cause of death in death.
What happened to Gangsta Boo?
Lola Mitchell, AKA Gangsta Boo, a pioneer of female rap and a former member of Three 6 Mafia, has passed away. She was discovered dead on New year day around 4 p.m.
The founder of Three6Mafia, DJPaul, confirmed this sad news by sharing their tributes to Gangsta Boo on their Instagram page. The Memphis rapper Gangsta Boo cause of death is still unknown.
Her old Labelmate DJ Paul posted a photo of the hip-hop icon on Instagram and paid tribute to her.
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Gangsta Boo cause of death:
Gangsta Boo passed away at the age of 43 at her home in Memphis on January 1, 2023. Several notable artists commented with messages of condolences. The exact circumstances surrounding the Gangsta Boo cause of death are unknown.
According to sources close to Gangsta Boo, the rapper’s passing might have been caused by drug overdose.
Gangsta attended a local concert in Memphis last night with her brother, and at some point during the evening, her brother started to overdose, necessitating hospitalization.
Even though he recovered, sources says that those who witnessed Gangsta Boo’s death scene are adamant that drugs were discovered on her person and that a fentanyl-laced substance is thought to be the culprit, according to TMZ.
The police have launched a formal investigation. Obviously, an autopsy is required to determine the exact cause of death.
Right now dozen of family members and friends are gathering at the home in Memphis where Gangsta Boo was found dead. pic.twitter.com/R8gCNEyAkm
— Jordan James WREG (@JordanJamesTV) January 2, 2023
Who was Gangsta Boo?
Gangsta Boo’s career began in the 1990s when she joined Paul, Juicy J, and other founding members of the rap group, which included Lord Infamous, Crunchy Black, Koopsta Knicca, and others.
Even though Gangsta Boo was one of the crew’s only female rappers, she held her own and carved out a niche for herself for many years.
Gangsta was a featured artist on the first five studio albums by Three 6 Mafia, including their debut record “Mystic Stylez” in 1995. She was also a featured artist on other notable projects like “Chapter 1,” “When the Smoke Clears,” and even the album “Choices” which served as the official soundtrack.
Gangsta Boo left Three 6 in the early 2000s, but he went on to have a successful solo career, releasing another solo studio album and multiple mixtapes during the rest of the aughts and 2010s.
She worked with rap legends like Gucci Mane, Lil Jon, OutKast, E-40, T.I., The Game, and more. She rapped throughout the 2020s as well, frequently partnering with Killer Mike and El-P in their hip-hop combo Run The Jewels.
Gangsta Boo continued to collaborate with other media companies, like UPROXX and others, to release music. Gangsta Boo was a fixture in the Memphis community and music scene – and she appears more active on social media.
Tributes to Gangsta Boo:
Otto Von Biz Markie tweeted,
RIP Gangsta Boo. The first lady of Southern rap, a pioneer w/ mesmerizing get-money bounce, and a ubiquitous influence since she kicked Satanic verses at 15 on “Mystic Stylez.” Boo defined Memphis rap as much as anyone in Three 6, and never spit a bad verse. Gone far too soon.
Andrew Barber tweeted,
Rest In Peace Gangsta Boo The first lady of Three 6 Mafia. An incredible artist who could ride a beat like no other & transcended generations in a fickle business. Her solo debut ‘Enquiring Minds’ remains one of the best of the Hypnotize Minds canon. Peace & love to her family.
he reads. tweeted,
Gangsta Boo really repped the South until the very end— this came out like 3 months ago. She still had a lot to give…and that saddens me the most. RIP!
Raydio G posted,
Gonna miss the random text & DMs homie. We was just getting started fa real. Im gonna take a shot of tequila w/ Red Bull (insider) Peace to her legacy and much respect to her home girls, fans, family, etc. #GangstaBoo #yeahhoe
P. Against The World tweeted,
RIP Gangsta Boo #GangstaBoo standing out in a group full of men (Three 6 Mafia) is why she is a certified #HipHop legend RIP to the Queen of #Memphis
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