Coolio: Gangsta's Paradise rapper dead at 59

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By Tiffany Wertheimer
BBC News

The Coolio acceptable   during Groovin The Moo 2019 connected  April 28, 2019 successful  Canberra, Australia. (Image source, Getty Images

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Coolio performing successful Canberra, Australia successful 2019

US rapper Coolio, known for the iconic deed Gangsta's Paradise, has died astatine the property of 59.

His longtime manager Jarez Posey told US media the creator was astatine a friend's location and went to the bathroom, but was past recovered unresponsive connected the floor.

Coolio started making euphony successful the 1980s, but helium cemented his spot successful hep hop past erstwhile helium recorded Gangsta's Paradise successful 1995.

The nonstop origin of his decease has not yet been revealed.

However Mr Posey told TMZ, which archetypal reported the news, that paramedics believed helium had a cardiac arrest.

Coolio, whose existent sanction is Artis Leon Ivey Jr, won a Grammy for Gangsta's Paradise, which was portion of the soundtrack for the movie Dangerous Minds starring Michelle Pfeiffer.

The way continues to beryllium wide listened to and has conscionable passed a cardinal streams connected Spotify, according to his authoritative website.

Over a vocation spanning 4 decades helium recorded 8 workplace albums and won an American Music Award and 3 MTV Video Music Awards.

He was progressive close up until his decease - Coolio was successful the mediate of a circuit with different 90s stars including Vanilla Ice and Young MC, and they performed successful Texas conscionable a fewer days ago.

"I'm freaking retired I conscionable heard my bully person Coolio passed away," Vanilla Ice wrote connected Twitter.

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