It was reported that iconic hip-hop artist, Coolio, has passed away. According to TMZ, the rapper passed away at 59 years old. He reportedly was visiting a friend on (September 28) when he was found unresponsive.
Coolio’s longtime manager, Jarez, says “Coolio went to the bathroom at his friend’s house, but when he didn’t come after a while … the friend kept calling for him, and eventually went in and found Coolio laying on the floor.”
The untimely passing of the rapper shocked the internet, and hip-hop artist alike. Coolio’s talent manager, Sheila Finegan, issued a statement following his death. “We are saddened by the loss of our dear friend and client, Coolio, who passed away Wednesday afternoon,” Finegan said. “He touched the world with the gift of his talent and will be missed profoundly. Please have Coolio’s loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.”
May he rest peacefully.