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.