coolie is dead, the rapper’s rep confirmed. The “Gangsta’s Paradise” artist was 59 years old.
Coolio went to the bathroom, Posey revealed to TMZ, and his friend became concerned when the rapper was unwell for an extended period and didn’t respond when his name was called. The unidentified friend eventually walked in and found Coolio lying on the ground.
An ambulance was called and EMTs declared that the “CU When U Get There” artist died at the scene. Posey said paramedics believe Coolio went into cardiac arrest, which they suspect is the cause of his death. An official cause of death has not yet been determined.
Coolio was married to josefa salinas from 1996 to 2000. They shared four children, daughters Artisha, Brandi, Jackie, and son Artis, who co-starred with him on the 2008 reality series. Coolio’s rules.
Coolio released eight solo studio albums between 1994 and 2009. He also became a movie star, appearing in 1997. batman and robin opposite George Clooney like the dark knight, Get over with Kirsten Dunst in 2001 and ben affleckfrom 2003 Reckless movie. She also made it to the small screen, with memorable appearances in sabrina the teenage witch, The babysitter, Delighted Y Teachers.