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BXS Tha # 1Stunna

Coolio and that Gangsta's Paradise is that classic hit! Ya know wut im sayin! Got to give this great artist his props! So please do not hate on the old skool.


love it. but come on coolio...u can make another hit like this for the fans cant u??

Taking it waaaaayyy back

Man this songs takes me back to my younger knuckle headed days. I remember the movie that Coolio did this song for "Dangerous Minds". Yeah That was it. The movie sucked but this song is a classic.


Born: August 1, 1963 in Compton, CA

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Coolio was one of the first rappers to balance pop accessibility with gritty, street-level subject matter and language. Yet despite his nods to hardcore, his music was clearly more happy-go-lucky at heart; he shared the West Coast scene's love of laid-back '70s funk, and that attitude translated to his music far more often than Dr. Dre's Death Row/G-funk axis. Most of Coolio's hits were exuberant, good-time party anthems (save for his moody signature song "Gangsta's Paradise"), and he created a goofy,...
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