Artis Leon Ivey Jr. (born August 1, 1963), known professionally as Coolio, is an American rapper, 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 mid-to-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.



Kill Again
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.

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