Coolio, recognized for his ’90s hit “Gangsta’s Paradise” from the film Harmful Minds, died on Sept. 28 in Los Angeles. He was 59.
TMZ was first to report the information of the rapper’s passing. Coolio’s supervisor Jarez Posey confirmed Coolio’s demise to NBC Information, stating, “So far as what I do know now could be that he was at a pal’s home and was in his rest room.” Jarez mentioned Coolio died of a suspected coronary heart assault, however no official reason for demise has been confirmed.
Per TMZ, when Coolio did not reply to his title being known as, his pal went inside the lavatory and located him unresponsive on the ground. The pal then known as the paramedics, who pronounced Coolio useless upon arriving on the scene.
Coolio, whose actual title is Artis Leon Ivey Jr., was born in Monessen, Pennsylvania and achieved success within the 90s rap scene. He acquired a Grammy Award for Greatest Rap Solo Efficiency for “Gangsta’s Paradise” on the 1996 ceremony.
He’s survived by his kids.
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