The Grammy Award winner (born Artis Leon Ivey Jr.) was visiting a pal on Wednesday, September 28, when he instantly died, his longtime supervisor Jarez Posey instructed TMZ and Rolling Stone hours later.
Coolio went to the toilet, Posey revealed to TMZ, and his pal grew involved when the rapper was indisposed for an prolonged time interval and didn’t reply to his identify being acknowledged as. The unidentified pal finally went in and located Coolio laying on the floor.
An ambulance was acknowledged as and EMTs pronounced the “C U When U Get There” performer lifeless on the scene. Posey mentioned the paramedics think about Coolio went into cardiac arrest, which they believe is his set off for dying. An official set off for dying has but to be decided.
Coolio was married to Josefa Salinas from 1996 to 2000. They shared 4 youngsters, daughters Artisha, Brandi, Jackie and son Artis, who costarred with him on the 2008 actuality collection Coolio’s guidelines.
Coolio launched eight solo studio albums between 1994 and 2009. He additionally turned a film star, displaying in 1997’s Batman & Robin reverse George Clooney as a outcome of the darkish Knight, recover from It with Kirsten Dunst in 2001 and Ben Affleck‘s 2003 Daredevil film. He additionally hit the small computer screen, with memorable appearances on Sabrina the Teenage Witch, The Nanny, Charmed and lecturers.