Funeral arrangements have been set for Memphis-bred rapper Gangsta Boo.
— FOX13 Memphis (@FOX13Memphis) January 8, 2023
Gangsta Boo’s Homegoing Services
According to Fox13 Memphis, the rapper’s celebration of life is set for Friday, January 13. And will be held at the Railgarten on Central Avenue at 7 p.m. The Railgarten is located in Memphis, Tennessee.
The outlet also reported that Gangsta Boo’s funeral service is set for Saturday, January, 14. And will take place from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Brown Baptist Church on Stateline Road. The funeral service will be held in Southaven, Mississippi.
As HipHopDX previously reported, details of the services were also shared on Sunday by producer, and fellow Memphis native, Drumma Boy. The music creator shared the post with a short caption.
Been a rough 2023 so far but i know you are finally at peace… 😓☮️🙏🏽 Let us come together as we celebrate our legendary queen, sister, & friend! Thank you @missyeahoe for blessing us with your presence! 🙏🏽♌️🕊️ #LLGB
#LinkInBio ☝🏾☝🏻 #QueenOfMemphis 👸🏿
Gangsta Boo’s funeral service will reportedly be open to the public. Though tickets are required to attend the service, as reported by The Commercial Appeal.
Those interested in paying their respects to the late rapper can secure a free ticket from Eventbrite. And bring their ticket in hand or by phone. The outlet added that cameras and recording devices won’t be allowed inside the church. And the event will also have metal detectors and bag screenings.
Guests are encouraged to arrive early to the service, as once the venue hits capacity, no more attendees will be allowed in.
As of Monday afternoon, Eventbrite tickets for the funeral service have been sold-out.
A short description of the homegoing service and ode to Gangsta Boo can be read on the event’s page.
Lola ‘Gangsta Boo’ Mitchell lived a life like no other and will forever be remembered as the Queen of Memphis for her world-changing music and persona. She is survived by her mother Veronica Mitchell as well as her brothers Tarik L. Mitchell and Eric R. Mitchell, and a larger-than-life legacy in the music field. Since her passing, Boo has been receiving tribute after tribute from stars like Drake, Missy Elliot and GloRilla who honor the huge impact she had on rap music, especially for female artists. As a trailblazer and an irreplaceable presence, she birthed a forever legacy in the music scene of Memphis and the entire world.
Gangsta Boo’s Passing
As The Shade Room previously reported, Gangsta Boo passed away after attending a concert in Memphis with her brother on New Year’s Eve. Her body was reportedly found on New Year’s Day.
According to Fox13 Memphis, the cause of the rapper’s death is still unknown. However, authorities have stated that there was no foul play involved.