Compton, Los Angeles, California, USA
West Coast Rap, Pop-Rap, Party Rap
Witty, Brash, Rousing, Freewheeling, Party/Celebratory, Confident, Boisterous, Energetic, Summery, Irreverent, Searching, Eerie, Playful, Ominous, Aggressive, Silly, Street-Smart
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Writer
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Compton Community College
Full Name at Birth
Artis Leon Ivey Jr.
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Rapper, Actor, Record Producer
Claim to Fame
Artis Leon Ivey Jr. (born August 1, 1963), better known by the stage name Coolio, is an American musician, rapper, chef, actor, and record producer. Coolio achieved mainstream success in the mid 1990's with his albums It Takes a Thief, Gangsta's Paradise, and My Soul. He is best known for his Grammy winning hit single "Gangsta's Paradise", as well as other singles "Fantastic Voyage", "C U When U Get There", and "1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)". He has since gone on to release albums independently, as well becoming a chef, creating a web series titled "Cookin' with Coolio", and releasing a cookbook.
Music Genre (Text)
Hip hop, Gangsta rap, G-funk, West Coast hip hop
Tommy Boy/Warner Bros.
WC and the Maad Circle, 2Pac, Ice-T, Low Profile, Sir Jinx, Ras Kass, J.T. Taylor
Posted by brian 1 year ago
what a hot band. love all their music
Posted by Joe 1 year ago
Would love to meet you before I die,
Posted by greg fischer 1 year ago
We are unable to find our family pictures. We would like to order our pictu...
Posted by Michael Wren 1 year ago
You can find the statue proposal on Kickstarter dot com