Memphis rap group
Three 6 Mafia is hitting the studio to produce and record tracks with socialite
Paris Hilton for her debut album. The
collaboration sprang from a recent meeting between Hilton and the Oscar-winning
"We ran into
her at a William Morris Agency party and she said she liked our song ‘Stay Fly’
and asked could we work with her," Jordan ‘Juicy J’ Houston told the Memphis
Commercial Appeal. "We let her listen to a dance track and she really
liked it and plans to record it."
Overall, the trio
looks forward to working with Hilton.
getting in the studio and putting together some more tracks for her." "From
there, we’ll see, but it will be a blast working with Paris Hilton. I mean she
is Paris Hilton."
Three 6 Mafia have
been on a role since winning the Oscar for Best Original Song for "It’s
Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from the movie Hustle & Flow. The
group will be honored in Memphis Saturday (April 1) as a part of the city’s
Three 6 Mafia Day.
big for us right now and this day only makes it bigger," said Houston.
Three 6 Mafia will
receive the key to the city during the event, which will be sponsored by the
City of Memphis, Memphis and Shelby County Music Commission, Memphis Music Foundation,
Memphis and Shelby County Film Commission and Memphis Grammy Chapter.
"Three 6 Mafia
has chosen to remain a part of the Memphis music community for the past 15 years,"
said Rey Flemings, president of the Memphis Music Foundation. "They thanked
Memphis when they accepted their Oscar and now it is Memphis’ turn to thank
Three 6 Mafia Day
takes place Saturday from 5-7 p.m. at the Memphis Rock ‘N’ Soul.