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Friends And Family Of Coolio Feel His Acute Asthma Played A Role In His Death

By Chinelo Eze
04 October 2022   |   9:27 am
According to his friends and family, Coolio had been content and in good health; nevertheless, it has now come to light that he had severe asthma, which is thought to have led to his passing. The rapper had trouble with asthma for the majority of his life, according to many sources, and both friends and…

(FILES) This file photo taken on August 31, 2015 shows rapper/actor Coolio as he attends producer Wade Martin’s premiere of music videos by Flavor Flav and Coolio, the first ever to use full-HD virtual reality technology, at STK at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada. US rapper Coolio was given community service on October 26, 2016 after admitting carrying a handgun in a backpack at Los Angeles International Airport. The weapon was discovered in the bag as a member of the 53-year-old’s entourage went through a security screening checkpoint on September 17, Los Angeles Superior Court heard at a previous hearing.<br />Ethan Miller / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

According to his friends and family, Coolio had been content and in good health; nevertheless, it has now come to light that he had severe asthma, which is thought to have led to his passing.

The rapper had trouble with asthma for the majority of his life, according to many sources, and both friends and family members informed police that he had been dealing with the ailment for a while.

Media sources noted that the rapper of “Gansta’s Paradise” always brought a number of inhalers along with him and would use them if necessary between songs. This was true even when he was about to enter the stage.

Coolio’s longtime manager Jarel Posey verified the news and added that he passed away on Wednesday at around 5 p.m. According to media sources, who first reported the incident, Coolio was found at a friend’s house after using the bathroom and locking it from the inside. His friend had to break down the bathroom door in order to assist him.
The rapper was declared dead at the scene despite paramedics’ best efforts to revive him for more than 45 minutes after their arrival.

The rapper performed live and led a busy life both on and off the stage. He recently appeared on several stages and collaborated with other rappers from his generation in 90s showcases.