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What Happened to Gangsta Boo? Former Member of Three 6 Mafia Dies at 43

Gangsta Boo
Gangsta Boo

Everyone is grieved by the news of the death of legendary female American rapper Lola Mitchell, also known as Gangsta Boo. She passed away in a house at white haven around 4 pm. She died at the age of 43 on January 1, 2023. Police have not yet disclosed the cause of death, but foul play isn’t suspected. The cause of her death is likely a drug overdose. She was with her brother at a local concert in Memphis. Her brother was also admitted to the hospital due to a drug overdose.

Gangsta Boo, whose real name is Lola Mitchell, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter known for her work as a member of the group Three 6 Mafia. She joined the group in the mid-1990s and was the only female member of the group. She has been featured on many of the group’s most popular songs, including “Where Is the Bud” and “Sippin’ on Some Syrup.”

She left the group in 2000 to pursue a solo career, releasing her debut solo album “Enquiring Minds” in 1998. Her subsequent solo albums include “Both Worlds *69” and “Street Ringers.” She was considered one of the most prominent female rappers in the southern hip-hop scene.

Three Six Mafia

Three Six Mafia

Who is Gangsta Boo?

She was born on August 7, 1979, in Memphis. She rapidly gained fame as a female MC and was called Queen of Memphis. She had a liking for music at a very tender age, and She had a supportive father that also wanted her to become a mainstream rapper. Her journey in the music industry started with her joining the six-member group called “Three 6 mafia” with Boo being the only female member. She joined the group around 1995 when she was nearly 16 years old through one of the Groups founding members DJ Paul. She contributed to the group’s 1995 first album Mystic Stylez and worked with them on five additional albums after that.

She left the group Three 6 mafia in 2001 due to money disputes and issues regarding the promotion of her album. She released her solo album “Acquiring Minds” in 1998, which got number 15 on the Billboard charts due to a surprise hit song “Where Dem Dollas At!?”. 

Where dem dollas at

Where dem dollas at

“Both Worlds *69”, her second album, peaked at number eight on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart and number 29 on the Billboard 200 in 2001. Enquiring Minds II: The Soap Opera, her third album, was published in 2003. The album’s highest point was number 24 on the Independent Albums chart and number 53 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart.

She collaborated with many great performers, including Eminem, OutKast, E-40, Krayzie Bone, Lil Jon,  Gucci Mane, and Run the Jewels. 

Gangsta boo took a long break after that and released her third mixtape, The Rumors. She also released a mixtape with trap-a-holics on June 27, 2011, named Forever Gangsta. She also collaborated with Rapgod Eminem and Yelawolf for the song “Throw it up.” The Run the Jewels song “Love Again (Akinyele Back)” from their 2014 album Run the Jewels 2 featured Gangsta Boo, and she later made another appearance on the song “Walking in the Snow” from their 2020 album RTJ4.

In 2022, she also released a number of singles, including “Sucka Free” and “4Eva Crunk.”. She appeared with GloRilla in the 2022 single “FTCU” by rapper Latto. She was working on an album that was going to be called The BooPrint when she passed away.

Funeral of Gangstaa Boo

Funeral of Gangsta Boo

What Happened to Gangsta Boo?

Funeral Service for Gangsta boo was held at Brown Missionary Baptist Church in Southhaven. Many people showed respect and felt sorry for the loss of a great female rapper. DJ Paul, Rapper 2 chainz, and Lil Jon posted on social media expressing their grief. Various rallies were organized in Memphis and Mississippi in memory of Gangsta Boo. Various bars and cafes organized Gangsta Boo Special Night in honor of their late queen.

Various songs from Mitchell were played, and slideshows representing the life of Boo were shown on Television. Some fans light candles and lanterns at railgarten to honor the life of their rock star. Her Mother, Veronica Mitchell, also called Mamma Boo met with the people gathered and also danced with the crowd on Tupac’s “Dear Mama”. Everyone was filled with grief and despair due to the loss of a gemstone and an artist who will always be remembered for her songs. 

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