Everything to know about the life and death of rapper Gangsta Boo
Decorated female rapper and former Three 6 Mafia member Lola Chantrelle Mitchell aka Gangsta Boo has died at age 43
The Memphis, Tennessee native tragically passed away on January 1, 2023.
Who was rapper Gangsta Boo?
Gangsta Boo was a popular rapper who first rose to fame as the second female member of the Memphis-based hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia.
After leaving the group in 2001, she launched a successful solo career, which included countless songs and several collaborations with high-profile stars like Juicy J, Outkast, and French Montana, among others.
When Gαngsta Boo was not in the studio, she could often be found posting about her life on Instagram to over 259,000 followers.
What was Gangsta Boo’s cause of death?
Gangsta Boo was found dead around 4pm on January 1, 2023, according to Fox13.
Her death was later confirmed by Three 6 Mafia founder DJ Paul on Instagram.
“MAN WE WAS JUS TOGETHER 3 WEEKS AGO,” he wrote at the time.”REST WELL QUENN.”
Since her death was announced, several fans and industry colleagues have taken to Twitter to remember the late star.
Among those tributes was one from podcaster and YouTuber Adam John Grandmaison aka Adam22, who said: “RIP Gangsta Boo. She was one of my first interviews back in 2015 after I ran into her in a bar. Was always a great person, an incredible rapper and an absolute legend. Rest in peace.”
Another user added: “Rest Peacefully to the one and only Gangsta Boo #MemphisLegend I’m beyond devastated to hear this news. Thank you for paving the way for female rap from the south.”
A third wrote: “Wow man completely devastated right now RIP Gangsta Boo a pivotal member of the rap Group Three 6 Mafia. Huge part of my life growing up and her contributions to Rap are still being felt today such a loss.”
Despite her death being confirmed, an exact cause has not been released.
What was Gangsta Boo’s net worth?
Over the years, Gangsta Boo was able to amass a fortune thanks to her music career.
At the time of her passing, she had an estimated net worth of $2million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
The majority of her worth came from album sales as well as other business ventures.