Coolio The Rapper  90s Hit 'Gangsta's Paradise has Died at 59

Artis Leon Ivey Jr. (born August 1, 1963), known professionally as Coolio, is an, record producer, and actor


Coolio recorded his first single in 1987, titled "Whatcha Gonna Do? He also recorded "What Makes You Dance (Force Groove)" with Nu-Skool in 1988

In 1995, Coolio released "Gangsta's Paradise", featuring R&B singer L.V., for the film Dangerous Minds. It became one of the most successful rap songs of all time

Gangsta's Paradise

Coolio's 1995 song

Coolio's 1995 song "Gangsta's Paradise" received several awards, including Best Rap Solo Performance at the Grammy Awards[13] and Best Rap Video and Best Video from a Film at the MTV Video Music Awards.

In 1996, Coolio appeared on the Red Hot Organization's compilation CD America Is Dying Slowly, alongside Biz Markie, Wu-Tang Clan, and Fat Joe, among many other prominent hip-hop artists.

Coolio, the rapper who was amongst hip-hop's largest names of the Nineteen Nineties with hits together with "Gangsta's Paradise" and "Implausible Voyage," died Wednesday at age 59, his supervisor mentioned.

Coolio died on the Los Angeles

Coolio died on the Los Angeles house of a pal, longtime supervisor Jarez Posey instructed The Related Press. The trigger was not instantly clear.

He mentioned in interviews that he began rapping at 15 and knew by 18 it was what he needed to do together with his life, however would go to group

Coolio, iconic rapper best known for '90s hit 'Gangsta's Paradise,' dies at 59

         Coolio  August 1, 1963                     to   October 9, 2022