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Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and More Pay Tribute to Rapper Coolio After Death at 59

1 month ago   |   By E! Online

Hip hop legends are paying tribute to one of their own.
Grammy Award-winning artist Coolio died Sept. 28 at age 59, his manager confirmed to NBC News.
According to manager...
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Coolio Tributes: Weird Al, MC Hammer, Ice Cube, Vanilla Ice & Others Mourn Rapper

Coolio Tributes: Weird Al, MC Hammer, Ice Cube, Vanilla Ice & Others Mourn Rapper

1 month ago   |   By Deadline

Celebrities have taken to social media to pay tribute to Coolio after it was announced that the rapper had died at the age of 59. No cause of death was given by his manager Jarez Posey, who confirmed the news to Deadline. Coolio achieved worldwide success in the 1990s with “Gangsta's Paradise,” which was used...
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Coolio Dies Suddenly at 59

Coolio Dies Suddenly at 59

1 month ago   |   By Extra TV

Coolio, real name Artis Leon Ivey Jr., died suddenly on Wednesday at 59, reports TMZ
The “Gangsta's Paradise” rapper was said to be at a friend's home in L.A. when he passed away.
His manager Jarez Posey told TMZ that Coolio went into the bathroom and his friend became concerned when he didn't come out. The friend tried calling for him, but when he didn't respond the friend entered the room and found him on the floor.
Emergency services were called, but Coolio was pronounced dead at the scene.
Posey said the paramedics suspect cardiac arrest.
TMZ reports his death is under investigation...
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Rapper Coolio Dead at 59

Rapper Coolio Dead at 59

1 month ago   |   By Pop Sugar

Rapper Coolio, who helped define the sound of the 1990s, died in Los Angeles on Sept. 28 at the age of 59, his manager Jarez Posey confirmed to Rolling Stone .
Coolio was born Artis Leon Ivey Jr. in Monessen, PA in 1963. He later moved to the Compton neighborhood of Los Angeles, home to many other notable rappers including members of the group N.W.A, Kendrick Lamar, and Roddy Ricch. Coolio released his debut album, "It Takes a Thief," in 1994, and the following year, he released the seminal "Gangsta's Paradise." The title track, which interpolates Stevie Wonder's "Pastime Paradise," is...
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Coolio Dies: Grammy-Winning “Gangsta's Paradise” Rapper Was 59

1 month ago   |   By Deadline

Coolio, the Compton-raised rapper with the trademark braids who won a Grammy in 1996 for his hit No. 1 song “Gangsta's Paradise” from the soundtrack of the Michelle Pfeiffer-starring film Dangerous Minds, died Wednesday in Los Angeles, his manager Jarez Posey told Deadline. He was 59. No cause of death has been determined. Posey told...
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Rapper Coolio Dead at 59

1 month ago   |   By TV Line

Coolio, a rapper best known songs like “Gangsta's Paradise,” “I, 2, 3, 4 ” and “Fantastic Voyage,” died Wednesday in Los Angeles, TMZ reports. The performer, whose given name was Artis Leon Ivey Jr., reportedly passed away while visiting a friend. An official cause of death is not yet known. Coolio performed “Aw, Here...
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Rapper Coolio dead at 59

Rapper Coolio dead at 59

1 month ago   |   By Page Six

Rapper Coolio died on Wednesday at age 59, according to TMZ. Coolio's longtime manager, Jarez, told the outlet that the rapper was at a friend's home when he excused himself to go to the bathroom. However, he never came out. After the friend went to investigate, he discovered Coolio - whose real name is Artis...
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