Music world mourning the loss of rapper Coolio

29 September 2022

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The rapper is most notably known for 1995 hit single 'Gangsta's Paradise'.

Rapper Coolio has died aged 59 at the Los Angeles home of manager and longtime friend Jarez Posey.

The Grammy award winner is known for his 1995 hit song ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’, which was used in the film Dangerous Minds, starring Michelle Pfeiffer.

‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ spent 13 weeks atop of the ARIA charts between 1995 and 1996, the fourth most of any song in history.

Some of the music world’s biggest stars have taken to Twitter to honour his death.

The cause of death is yet to be confirmed.


AUTHORS: Jackson Mansell and Riley Alexander

PHOTO: Coolio at The Great GoogaMooga Festival by Timothy Krause available HERE is under Creative Commons licence. This image has not been modified.