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'Gangsta's Paradise' hit rapper dies aged 59

'Gangsta's Paradise' hit rapper dies aged 59

"Been spendin' most of their lives, livin' in the gangsta's paradise...". This '90s hit never dies, but Coolio, the rapper who created and sang it, has passed away at the age of 59. His managers broke the news.

Coolio was found dead in the toilet of his friends' house. No drugs or any other medication that could have caused the death was found at the scene, but the toxicological analysis will give a clearer conclusion.

His real name was Leon Ivey Jr.