AceShowbiz - Gangsta Boo's cause of death has been confirmed. According to Memphis news reports, the former Three 6 Mafia rapper died at her Memphis home at the age of 43 on New Year's Day from an accidental overdose.
An autopsy report seen by NBC's Action News 5 and FOX13 on Wednesday, June 14 revealed that the rapper overdosed on fentanyl, cocaine and ethanol (alcohol). "FOX13 dug through pages of that autopsy report to find out that Mitchell had fentanyl, cocaine and alcohol in her system at the time of her death," FOX13's report read.
Born Lola Mitchell, Gangsta Boo passed away on Sunday, January 1. According to reports, the rap artist was found dead around 4:00 P.M. local time in her hometown of Memphis. In a statement, Gangsta Boo's mother, Veronica Mitchell, called her daughter's death "untimely" and requested privacy for her and her family.
"The Mitchell family would like to thank everyone for their condolences regarding the untimely death of Lola 'Gangsta Boo' Mitchell. The family is asking for your continued prayers and privacy as we process the loss of our loved one," she said.
Following her passing, fellow musicians, including 2 Chainz and Lil Jon, took to social media to pay tributes to Gangsta Boo. Also mourning her death were her former collaborator GloRilla and fellow rappers Drake and Snoop Dogg.
Big Glo referred to Gangsta Boo as the Queen of Memphis and went on to reveal some of the messages the late rapper sent her. "I normally don't post screenshots but the fact that she reached out to me before anybody else had a clue who I was she always supported me & the girls way back before we blew up A REAL LEGEND there will never be another Gangsta Boo," Glo wrote at the time. The messages date back to mid-2021 and include compliments from Gangsta Boo saying, "U smashing Glo. Fr. As a pioneer of Memphis female rap, I love to see this. No1 came since me and Chat. Go off Mane! Xo."