Grammy Award-winning American rapper Coolio, best known for his 1995 hit "Gangsta's Paradise," has died.

he was 59 years old.

Coolio, whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey Jr., was born in 1963 in Pennsylvania, USA.

After working as a firefighter and airport security guard, he began his career as a rapper.In 1995, he released his representative song "Gangsta's Paradise," which topped the singles category of the American music chart "Billboard." He also won a Grammy Award the following year.

Nearly 30 years after its release, the song is still popular with people of all ages, and the official video on YouTube has been viewed more than 1 billion times.

Coolio was found unconscious at a friend's house in Los Angeles and taken to the hospital around 5 p.m. on the 28th, according to the New York Times, citing Coolio's manager. , the death was confirmed.

he was 59 years old.

I don't know the exact cause of death.