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Gangsta’s Paradise Rapper Coolio Dies Aged 59

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The 59-year-old US rapper Coolio, best known for the classic song Gangsta’s Paradise, has passed away.

 

The musician was discovered unconscious on the toilet floor at a friend’s home in Los Angeles, according to his longtime manager Jarez Posey, who spoke to US media.

 

Coolio began recording music in the 1980s, but it wasn’t until he released Gangsta’s Paradise in 1995 that he truly established his place in hip hop history.

Gangsta's Paradise rapper Coolio dies aged 59

His death on Wednesday is still being investigated for its exact cause.

 

Nevertheless, Mr. Posey informed TMZ, who broke the news, that paramedics thought he might have experienced a heart attack.

 

Rest in Peace 🕊