According to Fox 13 in Memphis, Lola Mitchell, better known as the groundbreaking Southern female rapper Gangsta Boo and a member of the Three 6 Mafia, has passed away at the age of 43. Her rep confirmed the rapper’s passing to WREG 3 Memphis. Fox 13 reports that she was discovered deceased on Sunday afternoon. The cause of death hasn’t been made public.
A picture of Mitchell was posted on social media on Sunday in what appears to be a homage by DJ Paul, who co-founded Three 6 Mafia with Juicy J.
“Man we was jus together three weeks ago,” Lil Jon wrote in response to DJ Paul’s Instagram post. “Rest well quenn.”
The rapper, who was born in Memphis, joined the group as the second female rapper and started rapping as a teenager. From 2001’s Choices: The Album to their first studio album, Mystic Stylez, she made appearances. She began establishing a solo career in the late 1990s with the release of 1998’s Enquiring Minds, which peaked at number 46 on the Billboard 200 and gave rise to her popular song “Where Dem Dollas At?”
Both Worlds *69, her sophomore attempt, reached Number 29. Enquiring Minds II: The Soap Opera, Gangsta Boo’s third album, was released in 2003.
She appeared on countless other artists’ tracks over the course of over three decades, which is evidence of her influence. She collaborated with Latto and GloRilla in December to release the song “F*ck the Club Up,” which is a parody of Three 6 Mafia’s “Tear Da Club Up.” In 2020’s RTJ4, she also made an appearance on Run the Jewels’ “Walking in the Snow.”
Love you Lola thank you for your friendship,” El-P posted, including a broken heart emoji, on Twitter.
Who was Gangsta Boo?
Rapper Lola Chantrelle Mitchell was born and reared in Memphis, Tennessee, and is better known by her stage name, Gangsta Boo. She was the second female member of the Memphis-based hip hop crew Three 6 Mafia (after K-9) She quit the group and label sometime in 2002, months after the release of her second album, Both Worlds *69, as a result of financial disagreements and problems with album promotion.
Later, she recorded solo music as well as mixtapes with musicians including La Chat and Yelawolf. Run the Jewels and Clipping both included her on albums. She is credited with being a pioneer of female rap music.
Gangsta Boo’s life before fame.
On August 7, 1979, Lola Chantrelle Mitchell was born in the Whitehaven neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee.
She came from a household that was middle class but eventually “went to the hood” after her parents got divorced. Around the age of 14, she first began rapping.
Was Gangsta Boo dating anyone?
Gangsta Boo whose real name is Lola Chantrelle Mitchell was in a relationship with her boyfriend Emmet Flores. The couple were together since 2014.
Gangsta Boo frequently spent time at home with her boyfriend when she wasn’t in the studio.
He is well-known as the host of the Kush and Chemtrails podcast in addition to being Gangsta Boo’s boyfriend.
The couple frequently withheld information about their relationship from the media over the years, but after they went on WEtv’s Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition in 2022, fans were able to get a closer look.
The couple tried to resolve their differences while they were on the show by going before Judge Lynn Toler.
How much net worth did Gangsta Boo have?
Gangsta Boo had a net worth of $2 million at the time of her passing.
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