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Rapper Coolio, Grammy Award-Winning Artist of “Gangsta’s Paradise,” Dies at Age 53 from Accidental Overdose

Rapper Coolio, best known for his Grammy Award-winning single “Gangsta’s Paradise,” died in April 2021 due to an accidental overdose of fentanyl, heroin, and methamphetamine. He had been suffering from heart disease, asthma, and had recently used PCP at the time of his death. Coolio was remembered by his manager as “a kind and generous soul” who “will be deeply missed.”