Coolio’s demise rocked the leisure world on Wednesday, prompting an outpouring of tributes from fellow hip-hop artists, actors, and different stars who have been saddened to listen to the information. Coolio died on Sept. 28 in Los Angeles on the age of 59, his supervisor, Jarez Posey, confirmed to Rolling Stone. Coolio’s explanation for demise is unknown, however simply days earlier than his demise, the rapper was nonetheless performing, together with his final public look at Riot Fest in Chicago on Sept. 18.
Over the course of Coolio’s profession, the completed rapper launched eight studio albums, earned six Grammy nominations, and took residence a trophy in 1996 for greatest rap solo efficiency for his chart-topping hit “Gangsta’s Paradise.” Coolio’s different notable achievements embrace creating the long-lasting theme track for Nickelodeon’s “Kenan & Kel,” touchdown a spot on the “Dangerous Minds” soundtrack, and showing in varied different movies and TV reveals – together with “The Nanny” and “Charmed.”
Since information of his demise broke, celebrities have shared quite a few tributes throughout social media. Weird Al Yankovic, who famously created his “Amish Paradise” parody impressed by Coolio, merely shared a photograph of the 2 embracing captioned, “RIP Coolio.” Others like Kenan Thompson first reacted to the information in an Instagram Story the place he wrote, “Wait, now Coolio!!!” earlier than reposting a tribute.
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