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'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper, hip-hop icon Coolio dies at 59

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The somber 1995 song that launched the rapper to hip-hop stardom, quickly became a sort of anthem for millions of fans.
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More details revealed about sudden death of Gangsta's Paradise rapper, Coolio

Medics attempted CPR on the 59-year-old for 45 minutes before he was pronouned dead on the bathroom floor of a friend's house.

2 months ago·New Zealand
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Coolio, rapper whose hit Gangsta’s Paradise was the first hip-hop song to sell a million copies in Britain – obituary

He credited his speedy writing of the song to ‘divine intervention. It wanted to come to life, and it chose me as the vessel’

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio dies at age 59

Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop's biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta's Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” died Wednesday at age 59, his manager said.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio dies; he had a house in Henderson

Coolio, the rapper who was among the biggest names in hip-hop in the 1990s with hits like “Gangsta's Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage”, died Wednesday at age 59, his representative said.

2 months ago·Las Vegas, United States
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‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dies at 59

LOS ANGELES — Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop’s biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” died Wednesday at age 59, his manager said.Coolio died at the Los Angeles home of a friend, longtime manager Jarez Posey told The Associated Press. The...

2 months ago·Northampton, United States
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Coolio dies at 59: This is the rapper's life after 'Gangsta's Paradise'

Last night, the representative of Artis Leon Ivey Jr., known all over the world as Coolio, broke the news: the artist had died in Los Angeles, where he was visiting a friend, of —probably, according to the first medical assistants—a cardiac arrest. The musician was the author of one of the most popular (and remembered) songs of...

2 months ago·Madrid, Spain
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