Coolio, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Coolio

American actor and rapper

Date of Birth: 01-Aug-1963

Place of Birth: Compton, California, United States

Profession: actor, singer, musician, rapper, voice actor, drug trafficker, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Coolio

  • Artis Leon Ivey Jr.
  • (born August 1, 1963), known by his stage name Coolio, is an American rapper, actor, chef, and record producer.
  • Coolio achieved mainstream success in the mid-to-late 1990s with his albums It Takes a Thief (1994), Gangsta's Paradise (1995), and My Soul (1997).
  • He is best known for his 1995 Grammy Award-winning hit single "Gangsta's Paradise", as well as other singles "Fantastic Voyage" (1994), "1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)" (1996) and "C U When U Get There" (1997). He was also known for rapping the theme song for the mid-to-late 1990s Nickelodeon series Kenan & Kel.
  • Coolio has since gone on to release albums independently and has also become a chef, creating a web series titled Cookin' with Coolio and releasing a cookbook.
  • Ivey originally rose to fame as a member of the Gangsta rap group WC and the Maad Circle alongside WC and his brother, Crazy Toones.

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