Rapper Coolio will be our focus. We will examine his marriage life and determine if he was still married at the time of his death.
Who was Coolio?
Rapper Coolio was born as Artis Leon Ivey Jr. on 1st August,1963.
Coolio was an American rapper, record producer and actor.
He rose to fame when he was a member of the Gangsta rap group known as WC and the Maad Circle.
The group was made up of himself,WC and his brother Crazy Toones.
His success in his career was in the 1990s with his popular album “It Takes a thief”.
This album came out in 1994 and he followed it with Gangsta’s Paradise the following year and My Soul a year later in 1997.
He won a Grammy Award with his hit-single Gansta’s Paradise. His 1994 Fantastic Voyage was a hit too.
Coolio is widely known for his track “Aw, Here It Goes!” which was used as an opening track for Nickelodeon series Kenan & Kel in 1996.
He created a web series which he named Cookin’s with Coolio after he became a chef.
He attended Compton Community College and did jobs like volunteer firefighteing and security at Los Angeles airport before venturing into music.
Who is Coolio’s wife?
He got married to his wife Josefa Salinas in 1996.
The pair divorced in 2000.
The 59 rapper had as many as six children.
He died yesterday,28th September,2022.
The rapper died at a friend’s house. He was found on a bathroom floor unresponsive.
He was pronounce dead by first responders.
His manager said he suffered a cardiac arrest.
Police have commerced investigation on his death, but have ruled out foul play.