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BROOKLYN, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Coolio attends 90sFEST Pop Culture and Music Festival on September 12, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for 90sFEST)
90sFEST Pop Culture And Music Festival

BROOKLYN, NY – SEPTEMBER 12: Coolio attends 90sFEST Pop Culture and Music Festival on September 12, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for 90sFEST)

Coolio has passed away at the age of 59. Circumstances behind his death aren’t clear at this time. What is known, is that he was visiting a friend and had gone to the bathroom. When he hadn’t come out for a long time, his friend entered and found Coolio lying on the floor. The EMT’s were called and Coolio was pronounced dead on the scene. They are suspecting he suffered cardiac arrest although no official cause of death has been revealed. What we do know is that no drugs or paraphernalia were found. An autopsy and toxicology test will be used to determine an official cause of death. There were no obvious signs of foul play. For more details and updates CLICK HERE.

Since Coolio’s death, there has been a lot of fan and celebrity reaction. Many of his colleagues have expressed their sadness as well as fans alike. Many fans saying how much they loved his hit song “Gangsta’s Paradise.” There were also several hip hop stars and actors who paid nice tributes to Coolio via Twitter. Here are some of the more notable messages.