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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Music Profile Complete
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 Grammy Award-winning musician, rapper, chef, actor, and record producer. Coolio achieved mainstream success in the mid to late 1990's with his albums It Takes a Thief (1994), Gangsta's Paradise (1995), and My Soul (1997). He is best known for his 1995 Grammy winning hit single "Gangsta's Paradise", as well as other singles "Fantastic Voyage" (1994), "C U When U Get There" (1997) and "1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)" (1996). He was also known for rapping the theme song for the late '90s Nickelodeon series Kenan & Kel. Coolio 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
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Dating Profile AutoText
is currently single. |||
Who is he dating right now?
Coolio is currently single. His last relationship was when Nora Amile started dating Coolio in 2007.
Coolio was previously married to Josefa Salinas (1987 - 2000).
He has also been in relationships with Nora Amile (2007) and Adina Howard.
Coolio has 4 children, Artisha (28), Brandi (28), Artis (26) and Jackie (23).
Coolio is a 53 year old American Rapper. Born Artis Leon Ivey Jr. on 1st August, 1963 in Compton, Los Angeles, California, USA, he is famous for Gangsta's Paradise in a career that spans 1987–present. His zodiac sign is Leo.
Coolio is a member of the following lists:
Gangsta rappers and
African-American male rappers.
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