Rapper Coolio, greatest identified for his hit single “Gangsta’s Paradise,” dies at age 59

Coolio, the rapper greatest identified for his 1995 hit “Gangsta’s Paradise”, has died, his supervisor confirmed to CBS News. He was 59.

Coolio, whose actual title was Artis Leon Ivey Jr., died on Wednesday in Los Angeles, his supervisor mentioned. A explanation for demise was not instantly given. Police informed CBS News there have been no indicators of foul play.

“We are saddened by the lack of our pricey buddy and shopper, Coolio, who handed away this afternoon,” a consultant for the rapper mentioned in a press release. “He touched the world with the reward of his expertise and can be missed profoundly.”

The Los Angeles-based rapper was greatest identified for his Grammy Award-winning single “Gangsta’s Paradise,” which was featured on the soundtrack for 1995’s “Dangerous Minds” starring Michelle Pfeiffer. The track is taken into account some of the profitable rap songs of all time after it spent 3 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100. 

In 1996 he recorded the opening “Aw, Here It Goes!” for the Nickelodeon tv sequence “Kenan & Kel” starring Kenan Thompson. 

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