Memphis rapper and former Three 6 Mafia artist Crunchy Black, is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the face earlier this week.
While details are scarce, a photo from Black’s hospital room has hit the Internet.
While details remain scarce at this time, it has been confirmed that Crunchy Black of Three 6 Mafia has been shot and is currently hospitalized. A photo has been released of Crunchy Black, legally known as Darnell Carlton, laying in a hospital bed recovering. Based off of the photo, it looks as though the gun shot wound has done some serious damage. (Vlad TV)The Southern rapper left Three 6 Mafia in summer 2006 to pursue a solo career.
XXLMAG.COM has learned that Three 6 Mafia group member Crunchy Black is no longer with the Memphis-based trio. While the details surrounding the split remain sketchy, a spokesman for Sony Records confirmed today that the rapper has not been with the group since May, and that his departure was his decision and he was not asked to leave by fellow members Juicy J and DJ Paul. (XXL Mag)He officially teamed up with Three 6 Mafia in the early 1990’s.
The group started in 1991 in Memphis with DJ Paul (Paul Beauregard), Juicy J (Jordan Houston) and Lord Infamous (Ricky Dunigan). Big P of Hughes Arkansas better know as Preston Jones is the Originator. The original name for the dark hip hop group was “Backyard Posse”. The group formed through the release of numerous EPs from their own record company with Nick Scarfo, Prophet Entertainment, which were sold around Memphis and the Mid-South. Later DJ Paul and Juicy J formed their own label, Hypnotize Minds Records. During their early career, they also propelled the careers of several other rappers. Eventually added before the release of Mystic Stylez were rappers Koopsta Knicca(Robert Cooper), Gangsta Boo (Lola Mitchell), and Crunchy Black (Darnell Carlton). (Wikipedia)