Memphis rap icon Gangsta Boo was laid to relaxation this weekend. At her funeral Saturday (January 15), nonetheless, technical difficulties precipitated some video tributes from her bandmates and different outstanding Southern rap personalities to be lower from the service. According to TMZ, the movies from Juicy J, Drink Champs cohost DJ EFN, and Yelawolf needed to be nixed because the video information had been unable to be performed on the church’s projector. As a substitute, they are often seen in full on TMZ.
In Juicy’s video, he says, “Relaxation in peace to the queen of Memphis… Prayers to the household, the chums, the followers… We misplaced an awesome one.” In the meantime, Yelawolf’s video will get interrupted by a semi truck’s horn prompting him to joke that it’s Gangsta Boo herself, getting in a single final jibe from past.
Though these names had been absent from the service, one in every of Boo’s newer collaborators — and controversial inheritor obvious — GloRilla was in a position to attend, telling reporters outside the church, “She’s nonetheless alive. You understand what I’m saying? Massive Memphis. We gonna preserve representing. Lengthy dwell Lola. Massive Memphis. Let’s go!”
News of Gangsta Boo’s death was met with a wave of dismay from throughout the rap group. Collaborators reminiscent of Massive Boi from Outkast, Latto, Missy Elliott, Monica, Mission Pat, Run The Jewels, and her Three 6 Mafia bandmates all paid tribute on social media.