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29 Sep 2022

Coolio, ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper, dead at 59

News Correspondent

His Grammy-award winning hit Gangsta’s Paradise became one of the defining songs of the nineties .

Today, tributes have been paid to Coolio, who’s died at the age of 59.

The rapper – whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey Junior – was found unresponsive at a friend’s house in LA, according to his agent.

We take a look back at his career.