gangsta’s paradise

No one can predict just how well a great song will perform in future years and that can be applied a million times over for Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise.” Released in 1995 for the Dangerous Minds’ soundtrack, the song has taken on a pop culture significance that honestly does match the track’s hard aesthetic. Twenty years […]

West Coast veteran Coolio may not have the drawing power he once had, but it hasn’t seemed to diminish his charitable spirit. After playing a show in the city of Preston in England, Coolio decided to visit the college dorm of fans to hang out, play a little music, and even filmed an episode of […]

90’s rapper-turned-reality TV star Coolio, 45, whose government name is Artist Leon Ivey, Jr., plead guilty June 26 after being charged with possession of cocaine. The rapper is known best for his hits in the mid-1990’s which included “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage.” The charges come from an incident on March 6th where he was […]