Thursday, September 29, 2022
Coolio dies at age 59
The BBC is reporting that "Stars including Michelle Pfeiffer and Snoop Dogg have been paying tribute to the US rapper Coolio who has died at the age of 59. He was found unresponsive on the bathroom floor of a friend's LA house, his manager Jarez Posey told US media."
"Coolio, whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey Jr, won a Grammy for the 1995 track Gangsta's Paradise, which led the soundtrack for Dangerous Minds. Pfeiffer, who starred in the movie, said she was heartbroken at the news. The exact cause of his death on Wednesday has not yet been revealed. However Mr Posey told TMZ, which first reported the news, that paramedics believed he may have had a cardiac arrest."