Coolio dead at 59: His ex-girlfriend Afida Turner pays him a poignant tribute!

By Mamy Yves Ratsimbazafy

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The world of rap is in mourning following the announcement of the death of one of its most emblematic icons. Coolio indeed breathed his last on September 28th. Which deeply saddened his ex-girlfriend Afida Turner.

Born on 1er August 1963, Coolio has established himself over the years as one of the pillars of US rap. His career began in 1994 with a contract with the Tommy Boy Records label. The song that undoubtedly changed the course of his life was released in 1995. You guessed it, it’s the mythical Gangsta’s Paradise that still hosts parties around the world. On the strength of this success, the rapper continued his rise in 1997 with the cover of Pachelbel’s melody entitled Canon in D. This piece which he baptized CU When You Get There and which was particularly popular with the youth of the ‘era. On the private side, he shared the life of Afida Turner for three years in the early 2000s.

A rap god is dead!

The announcement of Coolio’s death inevitably had a huge impact in the ranks of his fans. The latter who were far from expecting to find such news when they woke up. According to TMZ, the rapper has not given any news since he went to his bathroom. His friends then decided to break down the door before finding him lying on the ground, unconscious. They called the emergency services but the paramedics couldn’t do anything to resuscitate him. He was 59 when his death was announced. What deeply affect Afida Turner. The latter also wanted to pay him a poignant tribute on his social networks.

The grief felt by Afida Turner following the death of her ex-boyfriend is indescribable. It’s as if it was a part of her that had left this world. “My GOD Artis NO, COOLIO REST IN PARADISE” she mentioned in her post. A poignant message that did not fail to react in the ranks of its subscribers: “ A rap god is dead one of them exclaimed. Lââm who has recently experienced the death of her husband also wanted to encourage the singer: ” My condolences Afida, horrible news “.