Gangsta’s Paradise Crooner Coolio Passes On At 53 — Guardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


By Chinelo Eze

29 September 2022   |  
9:44 am

The Grammy-winning rapper Coolio passed away on Wednesday after being discovered unconscious at a friend’s Los Angeles residence, according to the New York Times. He was 59. The single “Gangsta’s Paradise,” from the 1995 album of the same name, is what made Coolio, real name Artis Leon Ivey Jr., famous. The next year, that song,…

(FILES) This file photo taken on August 31, 2015 shows rapper/actor Coolio as he attends producer Wade Martin’s premiere of music videos by Flavor Flav and Coolio, the first ever to use full-HD virtual reality technology, at STK at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada. US rapper Coolio was given community service on October 26, 2016 after admitting carrying a handgun in a backpack at Los…

Source: Guardian Newspaper