Grammy award-winning rapper Coolio became one of the biggest stars in the world of rap in the 90s. his net worth at the time of his death is an indication of his achievements in the past.
TMZ reports, the 59-year-old artist died at his friend’s house on Wednesday, September 28, morning. A reason behind the death hasn’t been released.
In addition to his enviable music career, he also established himself in the world of films and television through his acting skills. The passing of his father has certainly created a huge gap in the entertainment industry.
In Coolio’s web-based value, the value will be in 2022
Coolio had an estimated net worth of $1.5 million on the day of his death according to Celebrity Net Worth.
He became famous in his time in the Los Angeles rap scene throughout the 90s, when he composed the legendary music Gangsta’s Paradise for the 1995 film Dangerous Minds.
The song climbed to extreme Billboard Hot 100 for 3 weeks consecutively as it racked up the number. #1 single in the year across the US.
Gangsta’s Paradise even acquired two Grammy nominations – Record of the Year as well as the Best Rap Solo effectivity, with the rapper winning the prize for the latter.
The popularity of his name grew throughout the 90s
Coolio was signed to Tommy Boy Records in 1994 and debuted his debut album, It Takes A Thief. Its first song Fantastic Voyage found itself at the number. 8 on the Billboard Hot 200 album chart.
The most notable of his work is the theme song Aw This is How It Goes, which he wrote for Nickelodeon current Kenan and Kel.
The third album by the rapper My Soul was launched in 1997. The album called C U Once U’re There reached No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was the last file together with Tommy Boy.
However, he continued to make studio albums during the years, including Coolio.com in 2001 El Cool Magnifico in 2022 The Return of the Gangsta in 2006, (*59*) Hear in 2008 as well as from the Bottom 2 of the Top in 2009.
As his musical career waned, Coolio entered television and one of his most memorable shows was Celebrity Big Brother in 2009.
He also competed in the Food Network’s Rachael vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-Off in 2012 profitable second place, and also published his own cookbook titled”Cookin’ With Coolio.
The rapper dies at the age of 59.
The details of his death have been confirmed by the supervisor Jarel Posey in Variety.
He spoke: “We are saddened by the loss of our beloved client and friend, Coolio, who passed today afternoon. He made a difference in the world through his talents and will be deeply missed”
“Thank all of you who have enjoyed his music and to anyone who has reached out about his passing. Be sure to keep Coolio’s loved ones in your prayers and thoughts,” Jarel added.