Rapper Coolio has died at 59

Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-jump's greatest names of the 1990s with hits including "Gangsta's Heaven" and "Phenomenal Journey,"

Coolio passed on at the Los Angeles home of a companion, long-term director Jarez Posey told The Related Press. The reason was not quickly clear.

Miracle's 1976 melody "Hobby Heaven" and was played continually on MTV.

The Grammy, and the level of his prevalence, came in 1996, in the midst of a furious fight between the hip-jump networks 

The Historical backdrop of Hip-Jump Coolio figured out how to remain generally over the contention.

He said in interviews that he began rapping at 15 and realized by 18 it was how he needed to manage his life

Brought into the world in Monessen, Pennsylvania south of Pittsburgh, Coolio moved to Compton