The “Dancing With the Stars” household is mourning an incredible loss within the music world. Rapper Coolio died on September 28 on the age of 59, and lots of execs and previous contestants are mourning the lack of this “inspiring” artist, particularly actors Kel Mitchell and Melissa Joan Hart, each of whom had the pleasure of working with Coolio through the years.
Here’s what they’re saying:
The ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Family Tributes
Many contestants and cast members took to social media to mourn the lack of the “Gangster’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage” rapper.
“I had the wonderful honor to work and play with @coolio just a few occasions and he was all the time down for a chat, an entire gentleman and a ton of enjoyable to hold with. What a loss! Rest In Peace!,” wrote season 9 cast member Melissa Joan Hart alongside a photograph of them engaged on an episode of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch.”
Season 28 runner-up Kel Mitchell posted a prolonged tribute as a result of he labored with Coolio on “All That” and a number of other different tasks through the years.
Rest in Heaven @coolio! We lately spoke just a few months in the past laughing and having such time. So many nice reminiscences with you bro! That time first assembly you on “All That” cracking up in a Good Burger Sketch then you definitely bringing me on stage after your efficiency to freestyle. Then later creating the legendary Kenan and Kel theme music for @kenanthompson and I. You did an interview the day of filming the intro on Big Boys Neighborhood and all of Los Angeles was at Universal Studios metropolis stroll it was a celebration!!
That time you heard concerning the Good Burger Pop up in Los Angeles and also you hit me and the crew up and stated you needed to make it a part of your birthday weekend and we chopped it up! Last factor you instructed me once we final spoke just a few months in the past you instructed me you liked how I preserve issues constructive and to maintain doing that. I’ll Coolio, and thanks for sharing your mild and your expertise with us all and thanks for uplifting so many in your lyrics. Be at peace within the palms of our Heavenly Father and praying God comforts your loved ones throughout this time. Much love bro!!!
Hart truly responded to Mitchell’s put up, writing, “Such a loss! Thinking of you at present, pal.”
Season 4 and all-star season contesteant Joey Fatone wrote on his Instagram tales, “Can’t imagine it! RIP, my man. Thank you for years of leisure and love” alongside a video of himself performing with Coolio.
Season 16 contestant D.L. Hughley wrote on his Instagram tales, “RIP. Remembering the hip hip legend Coolio.”
“I’m going to overlook you, brother. You had been the good. My coronary heart is with all of the fam. Soooo unhappy,” wrote season 23 contestant Vanilla Ice.
“RIP Coolio,” wrote decide Carrie Ann Inaba in her Instagram tales.
“Nooooooooooo WTF,” wrote professional dancer Sasha Farber in his Instagram tales.
Season 9 contestant Macy Gray posted a photograph to her Instagram tales of Tupac as an angel crying for Coolio.
Season 27 champion Bobby Bones posted on the official account of his radio show’s Instagram tales, “RIP to a legend. First cassingle I ever purchased.”
The Suspected Cause of Death is a Heart Attack
As first reported by TMZ, Coolio (actual title Artis Leon Ivey Jr.) was discovered no longer alive Wednesday, September 28 in Los Angeles. His supervisor Jarez instructed the outlet that Coolio was at his pal’s home and went to make use of the lavatory. When he did not return after some time, his mates checked on him and located him mendacity on the ground.
Jarez stated the paramedics pronounced Coolio no longer alive on the scene and he instructed TMZ Coolio suffered a coronary heart assault, although an official reason for demise has not but been launched.
Law enforcement instructed TMZ that no medication or drug paraphernalia had been discovered on the scene and an post-mortem will decide the official reason for demise.
“We are saddened by the lack of our expensive pal and shopper, Coolio, who handed away Wednesday afternoon. He touched the world with the present of his expertise and will likely be missed profoundly. Please have Coolio’s family members in your ideas and prayers,” stated Coolio’s expertise supervisor Sheila Finegan in a press release.
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