Coolio’s son has opened up about his father’s premature demise in an emotional interview.
As beforehand reported on Monsters and Critics, the beloved rapper died unexpectedly on September 28 in Los Angeles.
Quite a few tributes poured in for the Gangsta’s Paradise rapper, lots of which praised his contributions to West Coast Hip Hop within the 90s.
His eldest son, Artis Ivey III, has opened up about his father’s demise at simply 59.
The 33-year-old is the primary member of the family of the late Hip Hop artist to talk out.
He mentioned Coolio died from a coronary heart assault when he was discovered unresponsive within the toilet of a good friend’s residence.
Coolio’s son attributes his demise to ‘unhealthy bronchial asthma’ not drug use
In an interview with The Sun, Ivey III mentioned his father suffered from extreme bronchial asthma points. As well as, whereas he reveals his father used leisure medicine, he claims it performed no position in his demise.
“My dad was having a few well being problems. He was caring for these issues. Quite a bit was occurring with bronchial asthma, actual unhealthy bronchial asthma,” Ivey III mentioned to the outlet, persevering with.
Coolio’s son went on to say that “He was for probably the most half drug-free, however my dad lived for the day, everybody in life has their vices, however these vices by no means actually affected him as a father or a person. He died of pure causes. He simply had a coronary heart assault.”
The inquest into Coolio’s demise, similar to a toxicology report and post-mortem outcome, have but to be launched.
Coolio didn’t worry demise
The late rapper’s son mentioned his demise was “an entire shock” however mentioned his father ready their household for when he died, regardless of his comparatively younger age.
Ivey III described his father as a “very religious particular person” within the interview.
“He didn’t worry demise in any respect. It was one other step to paradise. He had his personal set of beliefs. He believed in a better energy, and he believed in himself,” his son claimed.
Coolio is survived by his 10 youngsters. His son instructed The Solar that the late rapper had seven organic youngsters and three step-children.
Coolio, whose actual identify is Artis Leon Ivey Jr, reportedly shared 4 youngsters together with his ex-wife, Josefa Salinas.
She lately paid tribute to his reminiscence and life in an Instagram put up.
It’s unclear who’re the moms of his different six youngsters. One in every of his youngsters, who goes by Darius Knits on Instagram, shared a photograph of the C U When You Get There rapper together with his mom.
Coolio revealed throughout an look on the Australian TV present Today Extra in March that he had 5 younger grandchildren, in keeping with the Day by day Mail.