Coolio tot bei 59 mit unbekannter Todesursache des Rapper nach Zusammenbruch

GANGSTA’S Paradise rapper Coolio has reportedly died at age 59.

The legendary rapper, whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey Jr, died on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

Coolio has died in Los Angeles at age 59

Coolio has died in Los Angeles at age 59Anerkennung: Getty Images – Getty
No cause of death for the star has been revealed

No cause of death for the star has been revealedAnerkennung: Getty

Coolio’s longtime manager, Jarez, erzählte TMZ that the rapper was visiting a friend when he died.

He reportedly went to use the restroom and never came out.

The friend eventually went to check on him and found him on the floor.

An official cause of death has not yet been released.

ABC News reporter Chris Cristi revealed that as of 4pm PST police were still on the scene at the home where the prolific singer was found dead.

Coolio was an up-and-comer in the late 1980s who rocketed to fame in 1995 with Gangsta’s Paradise.

He recorded the song for the soundtrack for 1995 Dangerous Minds film.

His other hits included Fantastic Voyage, 1,2,3,4 (Sumpin’ Neu), and It’s All the Way Live (Jetzt).

Coolio also did the theme song for the hit TV show Kenan & Kel, called Aw, Here It Goes.

Just days earlier, the rapper posted a video to his Instagram from onstage in Texas.

He did not caption the post, instead letting the video speak for itself.

That post has become a makeshift memorial as fans learn of his death.

FANS REACT

Dozens of comments read “RUHE IN FRIEDEN” with many in disbelief that the legend has passed.

rest in piece coolio omg,” eine Person schrieb.

Rest in Gangster’s Paradise,” sagte ein anderer.

inzwischen, auf Twitter, fans are sharing their favorite Coolio songs as they mourn.

the way tv and hip-hop were so connected in the 90s is something i’ll never forget. and it gave us one of the best songs in the kenan and kel theme by coolio. rest in peace,” one person tweeted.

thank you coolio for giving us one of the best theme songs of all time,” schrieb einen anderen.

COOLIO’S HISTORY

Coolio was born in August 1963.

He was born and raised in Pennsylvania but later moved to Compton, Kalifornien.

Einmal da, he joined WC and the Maad Circle in 1991.

Jahre später, im 1994, he signed with Tommy Boy Records and released his debut album It Takes a Thief.

The album’s lead single, Fantastic Voyage, as well as another single, called It Takes a Thief, propelled him toward fame.

Gansta’s Paradise was released in the mid-90s, at which point Coolio really rose to fame.

He went on to record Aw, Here It Goes! which was used as the opening sequence of Nickelodeon’s Kenan & Kel.

In addition to his musical pursuits, Coolio appeared on reality TV.

He landed his own Oxygen show in 2007 called Coolio & The Gang.

Coolio is survived by six children and his ex-wife Josefa Salina, in wen er geheiratet hat 1996.

The couple divorced four years after tying the knot.

Coolio enjoyed many accolades and much success during his career

Coolio enjoyed many accolades and much success during his careerAnerkennung: Reuters
He famously wrote the soundtrack for dangerous minds

He famously wrote the soundtrack for dangerous mindsAnerkennung: Getty
The rapper was seen weeks prior to his death in Los Angeles ahead of Jimmy Kimmel Live!

The rapper was seen weeks prior to his death in Los Angeles ahead of Jimmy Kimmel Live!Anerkennung: Getty

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