Coolio died on anniversary of Stevie Wonder's song that inspired ‘Gangsta’s Paradise'

Coolio died on anniversary of Stevie Wonder's song that inspired ‘Gangsta’s Paradise'

90’s rapper Coolio died at 59 on September 28, 2022.

His song ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ was inspired by Stevie Wonder's 1976 single ‘Pastime Paradise’

Doug Rasheed, the song’s producer, decided to sample the hit and remix it with a beat.

‘Gangsta's Paradise’ reached #1 in over 10 countries.

Coolio died the same day Stevie Wonder’s song debuted 46 years ago.

The rapper was a big fan of Stevie Wonder and the first album he ever bought was 1972’s ‘Music of My Mind.’

Coolio was a Grammy-winning American rapper with a net worth of $1.5 million at the time of his death.

Coolio has sold over 70 million records. He also has over 70 film and television credits to his name.