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Sunday, January 27, 2019

What Happened To Three 6 Mafia?

One of the greatest rap groups of all times will remain legendary until the end of time. Three 6 Mafia is an American hip hop group formed in 1991 from Memphis, Tennessee. Their music has been variously described as Southern hip hop, Crunk, hardcore rap, horrorcore and gangsta rap.

Founded by Juicy J, Lord Infamous and DJ Paul back in 1991, they started their music career as Backyard Posse prior to settling on their current name. Through their own record company, Prophet Entertainment, they eventually started to record and release a number of extended-plays during their initial years together.

One of the most popular hip hop groups of their time, they’ve won several awards throughout their years together. In 2006, Three 6 Mafia was awarded an Oscar for “Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures” for their hit single, It’s Hard Out Here for a Pump, which was used as the theme song for the indie film, Hustle & Flow (2005).

Looking at their discography, one would notice that their last album release was that of Watch What U Wish… back in 2015ーwhere is the hip hop group now? On October 9, 2015, Koopsta Knicca unexpectedly died from a brain aneurysm, making him the second member of Three 6 Mafia to pass away (the first being Lord Infamous, a founding member who passed away in 2013 from a heart attack).

Fans of Memphis' Three 6 Mafia were undoubtedly excited back in 2013 when DJ Paul announced that five of the original six members would be reuniting for a series of new releases. Despite this back to basics approach, many fans were disappointed to hear that Juicy J would no longer be appearing as an official member of the crew.

In a HHDX exclusive interview, Three 6 Mafia's DJ Paul addressed his colleague's claims regarding why Juicy is no longer working with the group.

"I got a lot of love for Pat and always will--we made a lot of hits together," DJ Paul began. "You know, [Pat’s] 'Don’t Save Her,' I wrote and produced it for him. It’s my voice on the hook. Me and Juicy produced Mista Don’t Play [Everythangs Workin] with him, every single project--all his albums. Every single Project Pat album cover, I physically hand-drew and designed myself. Every single one, from Ghetty Green to Layin Da Smack Down to Mista Don’t Play--all of them. I was the one on the phone with Pen & Pixel at my mother’s house, using the fax machine, faxing hand-drawn pictures to them. So, whatever. The whole thing’s just funny and I don’t know where none of it come from.”

Despite their different paths, Paul maintains that he and Juicy remain good friends.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Juicy J Top 5 Music Videos

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Juicy J is a artist that The Wrap-Up Magazine has watched for many years. Since his days with Three Six Mafia all the way until he signed a deal with Taylor Gang, Juicy has always been apart of the music business.

So in response, TWUM would like to present Juicy J's Top 5 best music videos.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Wu Tang Clan New 2021 Concert Tour Dates!


Wu Tang Clan is scheduled to perform five shows in the United States through 2021.

The hip hop group’s mini tour includes two shows in Detroit on May 25 and 26, and three rescheduled shows in Uncasville, Conn. on July 22, Atlantic City, N.J. on July 23 and Hanover, Md. on July 24.

They are also set to perform at III Points Festival in Miami, which is taking place October 22 and October 23. Other performers include The Strokes, Eric Prydz, Kaytranada, Zhu, Khrubangbin, Three 6 Mafia and Thundercat.

Monday, May 25, 2015

MTV Cribs With Three 6 Mafia

"The Wrap-Up Magazine" wants you to come and kick it with them as they take a look at the fame and lifestyles rappers have to show off. On this episode, were walking with Three Six Mafia, the Kings of Memphis.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Gangsta Boo - It's Game Involved Mixtape

+Gangsta Boo of +Three Six Mafia releases new mix-tape titled "It's Game Involved." Features from +Young Buck +Big Krit and more.

Memphis rapper and who was also the first female member of the Memphis, Tennessee-based rap group Three 6 Mafia, Gangsta Boo releases her highly anticipated project "It's Game Involved" with features from Young Buck, Big K.R.I.T., 8 Ball, Maino and more.

Friday, May 7, 2021

#MusicVideo by Kosha Dillz 'Solo' Ft Gangsta Boo


The pandemic has been hard for everyone and Kosha Dillz is no stranger to it. During the last week before the complete lockdown, the unlikely pair of Three 6 Mafia's Gangsta Boo and Kosha Dillz recorded "Solo" with 2021 Grammy Nominated producer Sam Barsh (Anderson Paak, Earthgang, Logic) for Kosha's album Nobody Cares Except You, which was the precedent going into the loneliness of the pandemic.

Now that most of society is on an upswing out of it, the temperature has changed the possibility of happiness, and a whacky creative music video could be what we need!

Saturday, July 11, 2020

ReyLovesU (@ReyLovesU) F/ Juicy J (@therealjuicyj) - "Robbers"

A conversation between friends inspired ReyLovesU’s pen, and from that came a song that would change his life in more ways than one. “Robbers” featuring the one and only Juicy J is available now exclusively on Soundcloud. One of ReyLovesU’s best friends recently got sent to prison, and as friends do – the pair talked long and hard about many things, including the friend’s concern about what his girlfriend would do when he was behind bars. He feared she wouldn’t just leave him, but that she would eventually give her love to another. Touched by those sentiments, ReyLovesU started to craft what would become “Robbers.”

Sunday, July 7, 2019

What Happened To Lil Flip?

Texas had a big impact on the music scene in the mid 2000's and Lil Flip was a big part of the movement. Lil’ Flip these days is perhaps most well known for his feud with fellow rapper T.I.

Flip started rapping for Suckafree Records out of Houston, Texas, when he was 18, in 1999. He released his first album, The Leprechaun, the next year. Eventually selling more than 200,000 copies, it featured the hit single “I Can Do Dat.”

The single, “The Way We Ball,” helped propel Lil’ Flip into the national spotlight. The rapper was also able to work with Yung Wun, Ludacris, and Three 6 Mafia that year. This gave him the clout necessary to create U Gotta Feel Me, a double-disc album released in 2004, distributed by Sony Urban Music.

Lil Flip went on to start his own record label, which he named Clover G Records, after Cloverland, Lil’ Flip’s home neighborhood in Houston.

While T.I. was incarcerated for parole violations, Lil’ Flip used the opportunity to object to T.I. calling himself “King of the South.” The heavily publicized feud led to T.I. going to Cloverland, to expose Lil’ Flip as a fraud. When T.I. arrived in the neighborhood with his crew, Lil’ Flip approached him with his respective crew.

The altercation led to one of T.I.’s posse shooting at Flip and his entourage. Later that day, T.I. would go on the radio to allude to a phone recording he had with fellow Houston rapper Scarface. In the recording, Scarface allegedly claims to have never heard of Lil’ Flip, a severe diss toward someone who was still widely referred to as the King of Freestyle.

However, James Prince, CEO of Rap-a-Lot records, eventually stepped in to resolve the feud. Rap-a-Lot was the record label which had been able to popularize Southern rap, so it was in the company’s best interests to limit in-fighting. Prince was able convince T.I. to keep the recording to himself.

Lil’ Flip released Kings of the South with Z-Ro, in response to the T.I. album Urban Legends, showing that at Lil’ Flip did not consider the issue entirely buried. Unfortunately the release did more harm than good, turning many of the Houston rappers Flip had previously worked with against him.

In recent years, Lil’ Flip has had public financial troubles, despite continuing to release albums. In 2007 the former King of Freestyle was arrested for credit card fraud, and then in 2009 an e-mail from the estranged mother of Flip’s stepdaughter highlighted his difficulties in paying child support.

He was arrested in Louisiana in 2013 for possession of marijuana and a firearm in the presence of drugs. In 2014, Lil’ Flip released a book entitled Don’t Let the Music Industry Fool You!, in which Flip ironically exemplifies the value of cooperating with artists.

Earlier in 2015, Lil’ Flip ignored his own advice, releasing the album El Jefe, where he worked almost exclusively with artists signed to his own Clover G Records. While Lil’ Flip is presumably going to release more music in the future, it is clear that both the sounds and business practices of modern rap have left him struggling.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Memphis Legend Speaks On Paper Route

This is a memphis hip hop DJ, Rapper and a producer by the name of DJ Squeeky that's known as of a producer for Young Dolph's independent label Paper Route Empire. He is also known made hits for artists like 8 Ball & MJG, Three 6 Mafia, Gangsta Boo, Young Dolph and even  hits with Yo Gotti and now you see the first interview by Famous Animal TV.
30 Plus years in the game as one of the legends of southern hip hop to help invent the crunk era with Memphis hip hop along with artists like Playa Fly,  Criminal Maine, Tom Skeemask and more.

Until now he's the man behind the keyboards and right alongside with Young Dolph and the Paper Route label.

Friday, July 7, 2017

DJ Paul Talks What Not To Do On Tour

Memphis rapper and Three 6 Mafia member, DJ Paul, sits down with DJ Smallz and reveals his biggest pet peeve about touring, his top 3 road necessities, and shares his DO's and DON'Ts on tour.

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