By Joshua Espinoza
More than two months after his untimely death, TMZ Hip Hop has confirmed plans for the rapper’s posthumous debut album. Sources said Gangsta Boo’s estate has already secured a number of marquee features, including Latto, Run the Jewels, Skepta and La Chat.
Insiders also revealed that Drumma Boy, Nick Hook, and El-P have signed on to handle production, while Metro Boomin and BeatKing are in talks to contribute.
Gangsta Boo’s untitled project is set to arrive on August 7, which would have marked its 44th anniversary. This will be his first solo project since Inquiring Minds II: The Soap Operawhich was preceded by curious minds (1998) and Both Worlds *69 (2001).
The Memphis native began her music career in the mid-1990s, when she joined Three 6 Mafia at the age of 15. She will appear on the band’s debut album in 1995. style mystical and his next five projects, including the platinum-selling effort When the smoke clears: Sixty 6, Sixty 1. Gangsta Boo officially left the group in 2001.
According to TMZ, Three 6 Mafia founders DJ Paul and Juicy J may be involved in Gangsta Boo’s upcoming album.
The hip hop legend, born Lola Mitchell, was found dead on January 1 in her hometown. Authorities have not confirmed the cause of death; however, sources told TMZ that she died of a suspected drug overdose.
“My daughter Lola was my only granddaughter. I was so proud when she was rapping as a little girl,” her mother, Veronica Mitchell, told the outlet. “She became the Queen of Memphis and God brought her home to be with her daddy Cedric and her brother Derron. I miss her but I know she is happy with them. I will always remember telling her GO GET THEM DOLLAS but I had no idea how many people would love my baby girl. I appreciate your supporting my daughter. Thank you.”