Lola Mitchell Obituary, Death – Lola Mitchell aka Gangsta Boo, Memphis, Tennessee Three 6 Mafia rapper died at 43. Lola Mitchell was found dead at her home in Memphis on January 1, 2023, according to reports. Gangsta Boo’s cause of death was not immediately released at the time of her passing.
Mitchell was born on August 7, 1979, in the Whitehaven neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee. She was raised in a middle-class home before “moving to the ghetto” after her parents split. She began rapping when she was about 14 years old.
Enquiring Minds, Gangsta Boo’s first solo album, was released in 1998 and peaked at number fifteen on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums list and number 46 on the Billboard 200. “Where Dem Dollas At!?” was the album’s surprise smash.
Both Worlds *69 (2001) debuted at number eight on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart and number 29 on the Billboard 200.
Enquiring Minds II: The Soap Opera, her third album, was released in 2003. The album charted at number 53 on R&B/Hip-Hop and number 24 on Independent Albums.
Gangsta Boo appeared on the single “Walking in the Snow” from Run the Jewels’ 2020 album, RTJ4. She was featured alongside GloRilla on rapper Latto’s single “FTCU” in 2022. At the time of her death, she was working on a project called The BooPrint, which was to be her debut album.
Gangsta Boo released her third official mixtape, The Rumors, in 2009. (following her previous mixtapes Street Ringers Vol. 1 and Still Gangsta). She also collaborated with DJ Fletch on two mixtapes, Miss.Com (No DJ Version on iTunes) and 4 Da Hood. Forever Gangsta, her mixtape with Trap-A-Holics, was released on June 27, 2011. That same year, she co-wrote “Throw It Up” alongside Yelawolf and Eminem.