Coolio made a name for himself as a member of the Gangsta rap group WC and the Maad Circle, alongside WC and Crazy Toones. The rapper died unexpectedly, and the entire world continues to mourn his untimely demise.

Coolio died in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The rapper who rose to fame in the 1990s was visiting a friend late Wednesday afternoon when he died. Coolio’s longtime manager, Jarez, stated that Coolio went to the bathroom at his friend’s house but when he didn’t return after a while, the friend kept calling for him and ultimately walked in and found Coolio laying on the floor.

Coolio was pronounced dead on the scene when the friend called EMTs. According to TMZ, the late rapper was about to headline his first ever Vegas residency this month.

Prior to his passing, Coolio was in talks with a production company called Fan Rebellion, which produces an ongoing Vegas residency show called Boombox!, held at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

FB’s Chief Creative Officer, Jimmy Maynes stated that the plan was to have Coolio come in and head the show starting at the end of October and running through the second week of November, for a total of 10 days, with one performance per day at 5 days a week. In other words, ten concerts.

He was going to be the headliner, he would have only done 3 songs when he was up. The tracks that were being considered – “Gangsta’s Paradise,” ‘1, 2, 3, 4,’ and “C U When U Get There.” Severe Asthma might also have led to his passing. Regardless, Coolio will live on forever.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet has been a massive fan of professional wrestling for over 22 years, since the early days of the Monday Night Wars. Aside from wrestling, he also is into TV shows, movies, Anime, novels and a lot of music.

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