Rapper Coolio passed away on Wednesday in Los Angeles, according to reports. He was 59.
The Grammy winner was discovered dead in the restroom of a good friend’s home, TMZ reported.
According to TMZ, the rap artist, record manufacturer and star, whose legal name was Artis Leon Ivey Jr., was going to a good friend Wednesday afternoon and went to the restroom. After remaining inside for a prolonged duration, the buddy went within and discovered him on the flooring.
Coolio’s supervisor, Jarez Posey, validated the rap artist’s death to Rolling Stone however did not offer additional information.
The buddy supposedly called EMTs, who showed up and pronounced the artist dead on the scene from what they presumed was heart attack. A main cause of death has actually not been specified.
A Los Angeles Police Department representative stated Wednesday night that the department was performing a death examination at an address in the West Adams community near downtown Los Angeles however might not divulge the identity of the deceased.
The death did not appear suspicious, and the case was turned over to the Los Angeles County coroner’s workplace, the representative stated.
Coolio, a Los Angeles location local, is best understood for his 1995 Grammy-winning hit, “Gangsta’s Paradise,” which topped the U.S. charts that year and stays among the successful songs of perpetuity. (Listen listed below).
The tune was included in the 1995 movie “Dangerous Minds” however was not qualified for an Oscar election since of its usage of tasting and revamped product. It won the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance.