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Coolio Arrested Over Stolen Loaded Gun At Airport

The 53-year-old rapper, real name Artis Leon Ivy Jr., was at the airport on Saturday morning (17Sep16) when the firearm was discovered in a bag as a member of his entourage passed through...

Cee Lo Green And Meghan Trainor To Join Coolio And Backstreet Boys On Karaoke Show

The current stars will hook up with the icons from two decades ago to perform classic tracks as part of ABC's Greatest Hits show. Hanson, Jewel and LL Cool J will also...

Coolio To Perform At Chyna Memorial

The celebrity, real name Joan Marie Laurer, was found dead in her apartment in April (16), and fans and friends will gather to pay their last respects to the troubled star on Tuesday...

Salt-n-pepa And Vanilla Ice To Headline I Love The '90s Tour

The hip-hop stars will be joined by popular 1990s acts such as Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, Biz Markie, Kid 'n Play, and All-4-One, among others, on the nationwide trek starting next month...

Fan Comes To Coolio's Rescue During Concert Asthma Attack

The Gangsta's Paradise star, 52, has battled the lung condition for much of his life, and it flared up while he was onstage at Hill Country Barbecue Market. He was handed an...

Coolio And Lisa Loeb To Headline 90s Nostalgia Festival In New York

The nostalgia event, which will take place in Brooklyn on 12 September (15), will also feature sets from Naughty By Nature, the surviving members of Blind Melon, and Smash Mouth. Comedian and...

Happy Mondays Headline Bl9

Happy Mondays and Razorlight are to headline the BL9 Weekender.The 'Step On' rockers and 'America' hitmakers will top the bill at Bury FC's Gigg Lane ground over the weekend of 13-14 June, while a host...

Coolio Facing Lawsuit Over Cancelled Concert Shows

Rapper Coolio is facing a lawsuit from a South American promoter and former manager over cancelled shows.The Gangsta's Paradise hitmaker reportedly agreed to perform a four-date tour in South America in September (14) and received...

Coolio Shoots Porn Stars For New Promo

Rapper Coolio has shot a racy new promo film featuring a parade of porn stars.The hip-hop veteran struck a deal with bosses of adult website Pornhub, promising to debut his music exclusively on their site...

British Students Enjoy A Night Of Cooking And Rapping With Coolio

Let it never be said that 90's rapper Coolio doesn't know how to treat his fans. The 'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper was performing in Preston and after the show he began talking to a group of...

Coolio Sings 'Gangsta's Paradise' In College Dorm, Bakes A Peach Crumble [Video]

It's great when celebrities and university students mix - it makes for stories like this one. Apparently, while catching up on some golf in Scotland a few years ago, Bill Murray ended up doing the...

Coolio Cooks And Raps For College Students In England

Veteran rapper-turned-chef Coolio gave a group of college students the Vip treatment on Tuesday night (08Oct13) after meeting them at his concert in Preston, England and offering to cook for them.The hip-hop star met the...

Coolio Cleared Over Alleged Domestic Dispute

Rapper Coolio is off the hook over allegations relating to a domestic dispute with his girlfriend earlier this year (13).The Gangsta's Paradise star, real name Artis Ivey, Jr., was arrested on 1 April (13) after...

Coolio Selling Music Royalties To Fund Cooking Venture

Rapper Coolio is auctioning off the royalty rights to his entire music catalogue to help fund his dream of becoming a chef.The bidding for the hip-hop star's 123-song collection, which includes Gangsta's Paradise and Rollin'...

Rapper Big Boi Joining Celebrity Big Brother

Outkast rapper Big Boi is set to follow in the footsteps of fellow hip-hop stars Coolio and Sisqo after signing up to appear in the latest series of the U.K.'s Celebrity Big Brother.The star, real...

Coolio Arrested Over Alleged Attack

Rapper Coolio has been arrested over allegations he was involved in a nasty bust-up with his girlfriend.The Gangsta's Paradise star - real name Artis Ivey, Jr. - was detained by police on 1 April (13)...

Coolio: 'Wife Swap Was Faked'

Rapper Coolio has caused controversy by alleging his appearance on U.S. reality Tv show Celebrity Wife Swap was faked as he wasn't in a relationship with the woman who posed as his girlfriend.The hip-hop star...

Coolio's Son Jailed

Coolio's eldest son has been handed a prison sentence of up to 10 years for his part in an armed robbery.Grtis Ivey, 22, who appeared alongside his rapper dad on reality TV show Coolio's Rules,...

Coolio's Son Facing At Least Three Years In Prison

Rapper Coolio's eldest son is facing more than three years in prison after striking a plea deal relating to allegations of armed robbery.Grtis Ivey, 22, and his female friend Shantrice Wilkerson are accused of breaking...

Coolio Cited In New Police Run-in

Rapper Coolio had another run-in with Las Vegas cops last week (ends06May12) when his car was pulled over for having expired registration plates.The Gangsta's Paradise star was pulled over by traffic officers after they noticed...

Michael Madsen Arrested For Domestic Dispute

Michael Madsen was arrested last night (9 Mar 2012). Michael Madsen had to be taken to a police station in Malibu after the police were called to his house when a 'family dispute' got out...

Coolio And Son Incarcerated At The Same Las Vegas Jail

Rapper Coolio has been arrested and jailed at the same prison where his son is currently incarcerated in Las Vegas.Cops found two active bench warrants out for his arrest after pulling the Gangsta's Paradise hitmaker...

Sturgess Took Sleeping Pill From Coolio

British actor Jim Sturgess was so starstruck when he came face to face with rapper Coolio on a plane trip from London to America he accepted a sleeping pill from the Gangsta's Paradise hitmaker.The Across...

Charlie Sheen Reacts To 'Big Brother' Rumours

Charlie Sheen has responded to speculation he is to appear on the British reality series 'Celebrity Big Brother' - categorically denying he will be a contestant on the revamped show. The Independent newspaper had suggested...

Club Owner Slams Coolio Over 'Shambolic' Show

The owner of a nightclub in Minnesota has accused Coolio of taking to the stage drunk at a gig last week (ends10Apr11) and stumbling his way through a shambolic set.The hip-hop star performed at The...

Nadia Almada Blames Davina For Hate

Davina McCall has made 'Ultimate Big Brother' housemate Nadia Almada "hate" herself.The Portuguese transsexual - who was evicted after just one week on the show following numerous arguments with fellow contestants Coolio and Ulrika Jonsson...

Big Brother House To Stay

'Big Brother' bosses want to keep the house open until 2013. According to planning documents submitted to Hertsmere Council - which covers the area where the 'Big Brother' house is situated in Elstree Studios -...

Ubb Nadia In Suicide Bid

'Ultimate Big Brother' contestant Nadia was reportedly rushed to hospital after trying to commit suicide.The transgender winner of the reality show's fifth series was rushed to hospital after being found unconscious by a friend in...

Nadia 'Ruined' By 'Big Brother'

Nadia claims returning to the Big Brother house has "ruined" her life and left her suicidal.The transgender former winner of the reality TV show said she has received abuse from members of the public since...

Coolio Leaves Ubb

Coolio has left the 'Ultimate Big Brother' house.The rapper - a contestant in the sixth celebrity series of the show - walked out of the compound yesterday (28.08.10) afternoon following another explosive row with Nadia.The...

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