Artis Leon Ivey Jr., recognized professionally as Coolio, has died on the age of 59.
Based on BBC, the US rapper, who can also be know for the long-lasting hit, Gangsta’s Paradise in 1995, was reportedly discovered unresponsive on the lavatory ground of a buddy’s home in Los Angeles
The precise reason for his demise on Wednesday has not but been revealed, however his longtime supervisor, Jarez Posey, who first reported the information, mentioned that paramedics believed the artist might have had a cardiac arrest.
Coolio, gained a Grammy for ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’, which was a part of the soundtrack for the film ‘Harmful Minds’ starring Michelle Pfeiffer.
Along with his profession spanning over 4 many years, Coolio recorded eight studio albums and gained an American Music Award and three MTV Video Music Awards.
Coolio’s sudden demise has shocked some US musical icons, similar to Snoop Dogg, MC Hammer and Ice Dice after they shared griefs about his passing away.
MC Hammer described Coolio as, “one of many nicest dudes I’ve recognized”.
Snoop Dogg referenced Coolio’s world-famous observe in his personal tribute, writing: “Gangstas paradise. RIP”.
“That is unhappy information. I witnessed first hand this man’s grind to the highest of the business,” fellow rapper and actor Ice Dice mentioned.