Rapper and Actor Coolio Reportedly Dead At 59


Famed 90s rapper and actor, Coolio, has died at the age of 59, according to multiple reports.

Coolio, whose given name was Artis Leon Ivey Jr., reportedly died in a Los Angeles home, found by first responders after being called on a “medical emergency,” according to TMZ.

The call was responded to at 4 pm. at the home of friend in Los Angeles, Thursday and Coolio was pronounced dead soon after.

While an investigation is underway, it is not believed that foul play was involved and no drugs were found at the scene.

An official cause of death will be determined after an autopsy and toxicology test.

The rapper will be forever known for his 1995 hit record, “Gangsta’s Paradise,” which won a Grammy for Performance of the Year.

He also made several appearances in hit 90s movies such as Batman and Robin and Judgment Day, as well as cameos in popular TV shows such as Martin and Sabrina: The Teenage Witch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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