The rapper Coolio, best known for his enormous popularity in the 1990s, has passed away at age 59, according to TMZ.
Emergency personnel on the spot believe he passed away from a heart attack while the formal cause of death has not yet been announced.
According to TMZ, Coolio, who goes by the name Artis Leon Ivey Jr., passed away on September 28, 2022, late in the afternoon while visiting a colleague in Los Angeles.
According to his manager, Jarez, when Coolio left his friend’s house to use the restroom, the friend called for him when he didn’t come out.
The friend called Coolio multiple times before he finally gave up and walked into the toilet, where he discovered Coolio lying on the floor, according to TMZ.
According to TMZ, the friend dialed 911, who then arrived on the scene and declared Coolio dead.
“Jarez informs us that the paramedics believe Coolio experienced cardiac arrest. It is reported that the friend called EMTs, who responded and declared Coolio dead at the scene. There hasn’t been a formal cause of death established,” according to TMZ.
With his albums Gangsta’s Paradise (1995), It Takes a Thief (1994), and My Soul (1994), Coolio became a well-known artist in the mid- to late 1990s (1997).
His most famous song, “Gangsta’s Paradise,” which won a Grammy Award in 1995, as well as the singles “Fantastic Voyage” (1994), “1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin’ New)” (1996), and “C U When U Get There,” are what made him most well-known (1997).
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