‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ singer Coolio has died at the age of 59.

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Posey said Coolio died Wednesday afternoon local time in Los Angles.

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Details of the incident were not immediately known.

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Scott said he was pronounced dead just before 5:00 p.m.

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He touched the world with his gift of talent and will be sorely missed.

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Coolio grew up in Compton, California, according to his biography on his official website.

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He recalled falling into the world of drugs but pulling himself out with a job as a firefighter.

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His rap career began in the ’80s and he rose to prominence in the underground scene.

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Please keep Coolio’s loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.

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