Rapper Coolio has died of an apparent heart attack Wednesday afternoon according to TMZ
Coolio - whose real name was Artis Leon Ivey - was visiting a friend’s house in Los Angeles this afternoon when he was stricken.
According to TMZ, "Coolio's longtime manager, Jarez, says Coolio went to the bathroom at his friend's house, but when he didn't come after a while ... the friend kept calling for him, and eventually went in and found Coolio laying on the floor."
EMTs were called and pronounced Coolio dead on the scene. The cause of death has not been determined yet.
He was 59.