Rapper Coolio Dies at Age 59


Coolio, known for his hit “Gangsta’s Paradise”, passed away at the age of 59.

The famous rapper, whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey Jr., reportedly had a heart attack in the bathroom at his friend’s house in Los Angeles. Emergency personnel performed life-saving measures, however, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Coolio’s manager Jarez Posey confirmed his passing on Wednesday evening.

The official cause of death is still pending.


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