Los Angeles [US]: US rapper Coolio, nice recognized for his 1995 music ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’, is no more. He was fifty-nine.
The information of Coolio’s demise was shown to The Hollywood Reporter with the aid of his supervisor. The manager informed that the rapper died on Wednesday afternoon at a pal’s house in Los Angeles. “He went to use the toilet and never came out,” he stated. The reason for the demise is not known yet.
Coolio rose to fame within the mid-Nineteen Nineties with three of his albums — It Takes a Thief (1994), Gangsta’s Paradise (1995) and My Soul (1997) — crossing over into the mainstream, pushed by means of a take-hold of more chart-pleasant singles, along with “Fantastic Voyage,” “1, 2, three, four (Sumpin’ New)” and “C U When U Get There.” He had won Grammy Award for ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’.
He had also composed songs for the 1996-2000 Nickelodeon sitcom Kenan & Kel, starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell; voiced the character Kwanzaa-bot on Futurama; and appeared in such movies as Dear God (1996), Batman & Robin (1997), Submerged (2000) and Stealing Candy (2003).
Coolio turned into born in Monessen, Pennsylvania, south of Pittsburgh. He then moved to California where he attended community college. He also labored as a volunteer firefighter and in airport safety earlier than devoting himself complete time to the hip-hop scene.
According to his IMDb page, Coolio had three movies in the works: Rob Margolies’ “Bobcat Moretti,” a monster film referred to as “It Wants Blood 2” and a TV movie “Vegas High.” Coolio also endured performing, having simply lately played a set at Chicago’s Riot Fest on September 18, Variety stated.