LA coroner confirms fentanyl killed rap legend Coolio

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FILE – Coolio appears at the 2015 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on June 25, 2015. A single from rapper, who died on Sept. 28, 2022 at age 59, “TAG You It,’” dropped Friday featuring Too $hort and DJ Wino. The estate of rapper Coolio plans to release a studio album, “Long Live Coolio,” later this year that the Grammy-winning hitmaker had been working on in the days before he died. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

LA coroner confirms fentanyl killed rap legend Coolio

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The Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner announced Thursday that rap legend Coolio’s 2022 death was the result of effects stemming from heroin, methamphetamine, and fentanyl.

Coolio, born Artis Leon Ivey Jr., died at 59 years old on Sept. 28 due to an accidental overdose, a family spokesman was told by officials.

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He was found lying on the floor of a friend’s bathroom.

The report also listed cardiomyopathy, asthma, and phencyclidine as factors contributing to the death of the “Gangsta’s Paradise” rapper.

Cardiomyopathy affects the heart muscle, causing it to grow stiff and enlarge, thus making it difficult for the muscle to pump blood throughout the body.

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Phencyclidine, better known as PCP, is a street drug frequently used for its hallucinogenic properties.

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