As she is slated to
release her next album, The Soap Opera, Gangsta Boo has revealed a possible
change in her musical course.
The gangsta rapper
is best known for her rugged, sexual lyrics from her days with the Three Six
Mafia, but the Memphis, Tennessee native said her next foray might be into alternative
"I want to
get into the alternative side more because I listen to everybody from Michelle
Branch to Norah Jones. I’m like really, really into the alternative field like
a whole, whole lot," she told AllHipHop.com.
want to get more into writing, the opportunity to be more behind the scenes,"
she continued. "I will probably be one of those that write and produces
[alternative music] behind the scenes instead of actually being on the forefront."
Until then, the
rapper is preparing The Soap Opera for an October 14 release date.
This album is the
singer’s third after dropping 1998’s Enquiring Minds and 2001’s Both
In an effort to
better control her career and her incoming, Boo has founded her own label, Crazy
a great situation here and a real street management as well," she said.
"We doing a bunch of great and honest stuff."
Boo is looking
to do movies, guest appearances and releasing rappers under Crazy Lady in addition
to her prospective alternative music career.
Boo admitted her
readiness to return to rap, but also expressed apprehension with such a lengthy
layoff from the scene.
is the scary part. I still don’t realize how many fans I still got there. I’m
just so regular. I don’t look at myself as a rap star that started at 16 and
is now 23," she concluded.