Gangsta Boo’s cause of death has been revealed, following the autopsy report.
The American rapper, who rose to fame as a member of the Three 6 Mafia, was pronounced dead earlier this year after he was found unconscious in his Memphis home on New Year’s Day. He was 43 years old.
Now the cause of death of the artist, whose real name is Lola Mitchell, has been revealed.
According to the autopsy report, the rapper died of an accidental overdose. Memphis news station Action News 5 reported the news, and it was listed that Fentanyl, cocaine and ethanol (alcohol) were found in his system at the time of death.
Gangsta Boo first joined Three 6 Mafia at the age of 15, after catching the eye of DJ Paul during a talent show. After several albums with the group, he started a solo career and released his first LP “Enquiring Minds” in 1998.
He parted ways with the group in 2001, and from then on focused mainly on his solo career, releasing “Both Worlds *69” (2001) and “Enquiring Minds II: The Soap Opera” (2003).
In recent years he has collaborated with numerous artists, such as Run The Jewels, Blood Orange and Gucci Mane, among others. Shortly before his death, there was talk of a new project called “The BooPrint”, which was reportedly due for release this year.
Following the news of his death, many artists paid tribute to Gangsta Boo, including Missy Elliott, Questlove, Juicy J, El-P from Run The Jewels, Ty Dolla $ign and GloRilla.
“I don’t usually post screenshots, but because he contacted me before anyone had a clue who it was…he always supported me and the girls before we blew up,” said GloRilla, another , at the time. rapper. “A true legend, there will never be another Gangsta Boo.”
El-P wrote “still speechless. just know we lost a part of our family today. Love you Lola. Thank you friend. Our sister forever,” while Questlove added: “Gangsta Boo. rest in peace in tune”.
It was announced in March that a posthumous album from the rapper was in the works.
The report comes from a source close to Gangsta Boo’s estate, who also confirmed that several prolific names in rap have confirmed to appear on the upcoming release, including Run The Jewels, Skepta, Latto, La Chat and Crunchy Black.
The record will be produced by Drumma Boy, Nick Hook and Run The Jewels’ EP and although no release date has been announced, it is rumored to be out on August 7, the date the late rapper would have turned 44. .