On September 28, 2022, Coolio died. For fans of his music, this felt like the end of an era. And since the rapper was only 59 years old, everyone can agree on one thing: he was taken from us far too soon.
Public interest in how Coolio died has been very high. People have all been asking the same question: just how did Coolio die?
We’ve got the answers you’re looking for, but the details might break your heart. How did Coolio die, and how did his death impact famous friends and fans around the world? Keep reading to find out.
Details about how Coolio died
Coolio was actually found dead in a friend’s bathroom in Los Angeles. According to TMZ, Coolio was visiting a friend that was going to help him either get or renew his passport. At one point, the rapper visited the friend’s bathroom and was in there a very long time. When the friend came to check on him, he found Coolio on the floor and called for medical assistance.
When paramedics arrived, they tried to revive Coolio for 45 minutes before pronouncing him dead. As reported by Entertainment Tonight, paramedics suspect the rapper died of a cardiac arrest, though this has not been fully confirmed. No drugs or drug paraphernalia were found near Coolio in the bathroom.
Coolio’s death at the young age of 59 is all the more tragic because he had major music plans on the horizon.