Gangsta’s Paradise Rapper Coolio Dead At 59

Rapper Coolio, real name Artis Leon Ivey Jr., has died. He was 59.

The recording artist, who reached superstar heights in 1995 with his haunting track Gangsta’s Paradise, was found unresponsive Wednesday night at a friend’s Los Angeles home, this according to TMZ.

His official cause of death is of course still unknown, but paramedics reportedly believe he died of cardiac arrest.

More details to come… 

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