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Coolio's cause of death – how did Gangsta's Paradise rapper die?
Coolio has died, as confirmed by his manager.Real name Artis Leon Ivey Jr, Coolio started his career in the 1980s, though he received meteoric success after the release of his 1995 hit Gangsta’s Paradise.It even earned him a Grammy for best solo rap performance, cementing him as one of the all-time greats in the industry.The song stayed at number one in the US charts for three solid weeks, before he went on to earn five Grammys over the course of his historic career.News of his death has sent shockwaves across the music industry, with fellow artists and fans sending sharing their love and respect for the artist.As confirmed by his longtime manager Jarez Posey, Coolio was visiting his friend’s house in Los Angeles when he collapsed to the floor on Wednesday (September 28).He apparently died of a heart attack after being found unresponsive on the bathroom floor of the LA home.However, this manager told TMZ that paramedics believe he may have died due to cardiac arrest.Paramedics were called to the scene at 4am for a medical emergency and when they arrived at the home, the rapper was pronounced dead.Police sources also told the outlet that no drugs or drug paraphernalia were found at the scene of Coolio's death.The exact cause of death is still to be confirmed.There was an immediate outpourin of love for the rapper, with tens of thousands turning to social media to share their grief over the news.Snoop Dogg simply wrote: “Gangstas paradise. R I P,” while sharing a picture of the two artists during the shoot of their Gangsta Walk music video from 2006."This is sad news.
Coolio's battle with drugs as he once claimed to be 'LA's very first crack addict'
READ MORE: Gangsta's Paradise rapper Coolio dies aged 59 in his 'mate's bathroom'According to his biography by Steve Huey, things took a turn when his parents got divorced when he was 11, leading the future rapper affiliating himself with the Baby Crips gang.Trying to fit in at school, Coolio created an unstable persona and developed menacing behaviour, bringing weapons into school and bringing to an end his once-bright educational future.Upon releasing his first single Watcha Gonna Do, the rapper's fame was short lived as he spiralled into a serious drug problem which derailed his music career.The biography states that Coolio checked himself into rehab for a crack cocaine addiction and tried to straighten himself out by taking up a job as a firefighter.A few years after the release of Gangster's Paradise, Coolio fell into another bout of short-lived success after his third album barely made it into the Top 40 charts.Falling back into bad habits, the rapper and seven friends were arrested in 1997 for shoplifting at a German clothing store and assaulting the owner.He was sentenced to six months probation and was given a $17,000 fine.In summer of 1998, he was arrested again for driving on the wrong side of the road and was also charged with carrying a concealed weapon.In 2009, Coolio was charged with possession of crack cocaine and battery – the latter which came from allegedly grabbing a security officer's arm while his luggage was being searched.Speaking about his arrest, the It Takes a Thief hitmaker insisted the pipe found within his belongings wasn't his."I've travelled all over this country with various drugs, but never once have I ever put any dope inside my bag. I'm not an idiot.
Strictly’s Kaye Adams makes X-rated confession after wild training session
Strictly Come Dancing recruit Kaye Adams made an X-rated confession during a wild training session with her professional dance partner Kai Widdrington.The Loose Women panellist has been extremely candid about her journey on the BBC One dance competition so far, and Wednesday’s post was no different.In full view of her 145k followers, the blonde bombshell, 59, took to her Instagram account to share her intimate struggles while training for more than eight hours a day.READ MORE: Strictly's Giovanni Pernice hails Richie Anderson the 'perfect student' amid 'tension'Alongside a snap of the mum-of-two jumping in the air, the broadcaster confessed that she has been struggling to contain herself while dancing the Charleston to Music! Music! Music! By Dorothy Provine.She captioned the hilarious post: “@nadiasawalha asked me how training is going. I said, ‘My tena-lady runneth over’ [cry laughing emoji.“Sorry @kaiwidd (Poor guy is so young he isn’t got a clue what I'm on about!!)”The pro dancer agreed, adding: “I still don’t know what this means [two cry laughing emojis].”Kaye was soon flooded with hilarious comments and supportive messages from her adoring fans online as she prepares for Saturday night’s epic performance.One user penned: “[two cry laughing emojis] love your tena comment – hilarious.