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Coolio Interview: Cocaine Addiction, Story Behind Gangsta’s Paradise + Freestyles Live

Photo & video by Nahgee

From breaking new artists, to staying true to its Hip Hop roots — Sway in the Morning welcomes Coolio to our Shade 45 studio for a very candid interview.

Nothing was off-limits for Coolio. He opened up about making his big break at 30 years old with Gangsta’s Paradise, becoming the first hip hop artist to visit countries overseas and his downfall with cocaine.

Watch above as he breaks down the stories we all want to know — and of course we couldn’t let him leave without kicking a freestyle!

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