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Coolio's Cause of Death Revealed
Cause of Death

Coolio's Cause of Death Revealed

Rapper died of accidental fentanyl overdose

(Newser) - The September death of hip-hop legend Coolio was caused by fentanyl, according to a family spokesperson who says the coroner recently gave the rapper's family the news. The coroner's report cited by People lists the rapper's cause of death as an accidental overdose of fentanyl as well...

Hip-Hop Legend Coolio Is Dead

A Hip-Hop
Is Dead
at 59

A Hip-Hop Legend Is Dead at 59

'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio dies in Los Angeles

(Newser) - The rapper Coolio, one of the biggest hip-hop stars of the 1990s, has died at age 59, reports the AP . The rapper—real name Artis Leon Ivey Jr.—is best known for his monster hit "Gangsta's Paradise" of 1995, featured in the Michelle Pfeiffer film Dangerous Minds....

Guy Loses $3.2K on Jeopardy Over 'Gangsta' Pronunciation

Nick Spicher went on to win anyway

(Newser) - A tip for future Jeopardy contestants: Pronunciation is key. So Nick Spicher learned on Monday's episode when he was penalized $3,200 for mispronouncing the answer to a "Before & After" clue. After Alex Trebek read out "a song by Coolio from 'Dangerous Minds' goes back...

Coolio Faces Felony Charge for Alleged Gun in Carry-On Bag

He's been charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon

(Newser) - Authorities say Coolio has been charged with a felony after a gun was found in a backpack at Los Angeles International Airport, the AP reports. The rapper, whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey Jr., was charged Thursday with one felony count of possession of a firearm by a felon....

8 Stars Who Hit 50 This Year
 8 Stars Who Hit 50 This Year 

8 Stars Who Hit 50 This Year

They include Coolio and John Stamos, so yes, you are officially old

(Newser) - You probably felt pretty old when you learned Brad Pitt had turned 50, prompting AARP to invite him to join their ranks . Well, Merry Christmas, we're about to make you feel even older: The San Francisco Chronicle rounds up 14 more celebrities who hit 50 this year. Click through...

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