Coolio

Coolio

 

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Artis Leon Ivey Jr. (born August 1, 1963), known professionally as Coolio, is an American rapper, chef, actor, and record producer. Coolio achieved mainstream success in the mid to late 1990s with his albums It Takes a Thief (1994), Gangsta's Paradise (1995), and My Soul (1997). He is best known for his 1995 Grammy Award-winning hit single "Gangsta's Paradise", as well as other singles "Fantastic Voyage" (1994), "1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)" (1996) and "C U When U Get There" (1997). He was also known for rapping the theme song for the late 1990s Nickelodeon series Kenan & Kel. Coolio has since gone on to release albums independently, and has also become a chef, creating a web series titled Cookin' with Coolio and releasing a cookbook.

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Highlights10

Kill Again
Song
Kill Again is a song by musical artist Coolio, released on January 11, 2017.
Gangsta's Paradise
 
"Gangsta's Paradise" is a song by American rapper Coolio, featuring singer L.V. The song was released on Coolio's album of the same name, as well as the soundtrack for the 1995 film Dangerous Minds.
Gangsta's Paradise
 
Gangsta's Paradise is the second studio album by rapper Coolio, released on November 21, 1995.
C U When U Get There
 
"C U When U Get There" is a song by Coolio featuring 40 Thevz and based on the melody of Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D Major.

Photos - Coolio542

Popular Albums22

Album Appearances & References33

Popular Songs20

Song Appearances & References9

Musical Groups1

Minor Film Appearances & References18

TV Shows13

Collaborators & Influencers31

Other Music-Related Relationships6

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships2

Awards & Nominations17

Events1

You May Also Be Interested In28

Spotify - Albums & Singles192

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On33

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts1

News Articles5

‘I Love the 90s Tour’: Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa, Coolio and more coming to Colorado Springs
  –  August 8, 2017
90s music fans, rejoice! We’ve got some good news for you. The “I Love the 90s Tour” will be making a stop at The Broadmoor World Arena on October 21. The lineup includes Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa, Rob Base, Coolio and Young MC. Tickets go on sale ...
MILESTONES: August 1, birthdays for Chuck D, Adam Jones, Coolio
  –  August 1, 2017
NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include actor DEMIAN BICHIR, who was born in 1963; talk show host and actress TEMPESTT BLEDSOE, who was born in 1973; rapper COOLIO, who was born ... it was soon popularly sung to the music of an old English tune "Anacreon ...
MILESTONES: August 1, birthdays for Chuck D, Adam Jones, Coolio
  –  August 1, 2017
NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include actor DEMIAN BICHIR, who was born in 1963; talk show host and actress TEMPESTT BLEDSOE, who was born in 1973; rapper COOLIO, who was born ... it was soon popularly sung to the music of an old English tune "Anacreon ...
Harrah’s Beach Party featuring Tone Loc & Coolio
  –  May 23, 2017
Tone Loc, a.k.a. Anthony Terrell Smith is part rapper, composer, actor ... of Coolio’s studio albums, but its success led to Coolio not only putting it on his next album, but also making it the title track. The title track sampled the chorus and music ...
Coolio, Marcy Gray and Pixie Geldof to perform at 2017 Singapore F1 after-parties
  –  July 2, 2017
Pixie, who was invited to DJ at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival ... and one of the most popular and successful rappers worldwide, Coolio, aka Artis Leon Ivey Jr, has sold over 30 million records globally. Related Post: Online news sites AsiaOne ...

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