Thursday, April 16, 2015

R.I.P. Video #38: Shirley H Jones (P.I.R.'s Mom)

Recorded April 16, 2015

Broadcasting from my backyard in Peckville, PA, it's ya boy, FrankieThaLuckyDog, here, reporting anotha loss in tha Louisiana community. Shirley H Jones, tha mother of Morganza, LA rapper, P.I.R., passed away earlier this morning, April 16, 2015 from a stroke; she was 77 years-old.

For those of you that may not know of P.I.R., P.I.R., which stands for "Playing It Raw," iz a rapper from Morganza, LA. Born Marquis Jones on April 22, 1976, P.I.R. has been featured on FrankieThaLuckyDog's now-defunct radio show, "Tha Louisiana Pit", where he was interviewed on September 17, 2011, and had his music play on multiple editions of tha radio show, itself. P.I.R. was featured on various editions of Frankie's Tha Louisiana Archives mixtape compilations throughout 2011 - 2013. Frankie even dressed up as P.I.R. for Halloween in 2011, as well as having an Easter celebration for him in 2012. P.I.R. had Frankie's #31 most-shocking moment on FTLD'z Most-Shocking Moments of 2011 video countdown when on tha night of December 1, 2011, he broke tha record for Frankie's longest phone call of all-time, clocking in at 4 hours, 4 minutes, 47 seconds! P.I.R. was featured on Northeast PA TV on Frankie's college segment for April 3, 2012. P.I.R. had topped Frankie's playlist on March 25, 2012 with his underground hit single, "Who I Are". Tha tune hit tha top 10 on two consecutive year-end countdowns Frankie put out in 2011 & 2012, tha 2nd song to ever do so! P.I.R. was also a winner of multiple awards during Frankie's annual Louisiana award shows in 2011 & 2012. P.I.R. released his debut CD, Who I Are (Da Mixtape), on March 26, 2014, on Legal Dope Records. Frankie iz scheduled to review tha CD live in New York this Sunday, April 19, 2015.

My condolences go out to tha Jones family!!

R.I.P. Shirley H Jones
2.04.1938 - 4.16.2015

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