Rapper Coolio, the award-winning has died on Wednesday, Sept. 28, . He was 59

Rapper Coolio was found unresponsive in the bathroom at a friend's house in Los Angeles

Coolio, whose legal name was Artis Leon Ivey Jr., died Wednesday

Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop's biggest names of the 1990s with hits including "Gangsta's Paradise" and "Fantastic Voyage,"

Coolio won a Grammy for best solo rap performance for "Gangsta's Paradise,"

His career took off with the 1994 release of his debut album on Tommy Boy Records, It Takes a Thief.

Coolio released a total of eight studio albums, with his last being 2009’s “From the Bottom 2 the Top.”

He also made appearances in films like “Batman & Robin,” “Judgment Day,” “Leprechaun in the Hood,” “Get Over It” and “Dracula 3000.”

Over his career, Coolio sold more than 17 million records.i