|Birthname||Artis Leon Ivey, Jr.|
|born on||1 August 1963 at 10:09 (= 10:09 AM )|
|Place||Torrance, California, 33n50, 118w20|
|Timezone||PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||08°44' 24°48 Asc. 28°44'|
American rapper, chef, actor, and record producer. He 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), "C U When U Get There" (1997) and "1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)" (1996). He was also known for rapping the theme song for the late 1990s Nickelodeon series Kenan & Kel.
Coolio has since gone on to release albums independently, as well becoming a chef, creating a web series titled Cookin' with Coolio and releasing a cookbook.
Birth certificate in hand from Viktor E.
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
- Vocation : Entertainment : Voice-Over
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Other Entertain/Music (Record producer)
- Vocation : Food and Beverage : Chef/ Cook
- Notable : Awards : Grammy