It was reported on September 29 by TMZ that legendary rapper, producer, and actor Coolio handed away from unknown causes whereas at a buddy’s home. The rapper was recognized most famously for his track “Gangsta’s Paradise,” however can be recognized amongst K-Pop followers for his look on BTS‘s American Hustle Life reality program.
During American Hustle Life, BTS did quite a lot of missions to be able to expertise “true hip-hop” tradition. These missions ranged from filming a rap-inspired music video for “Boy In Luv” that includes stunning girls…
…to honing their abilities with different musical professionals.
Coolio appeared within the first few episodes the place the members of the group have been tasked with impressing Coolio with a meal and tried quite a lot of techniques to take advantage of memorable impression.
Though they received off to a tough begin, Coolio had nothing however love for the group and left them a particular message on the finish of his time on the present. Coolio suggested the group to “stay dedicated to your crafts” and to proceed with music “because you love it.”
— Coolio (@Coolio) July 31, 2014
— Coolio (@Coolio) July 8, 2014
“the most important thing, keep on pumpin’ your heart. Stay dedicated to your crafts, stay dedicated to your life. So if the music is your life, you must be very dedicated to it,…Do it because you love it.” ㅡ 140713, Coolio’s recommendation to @BTS_twt In American Hustle Life pic.twitter.com/IWsRFN2QbZ
— bts quotes archive⁷ ☁️ | thesis ⏳ (@btsqtsarchive) September 29, 2022
This was not the final time ARMY noticed Coolio talking about BTS.
In 2017 throughout a Billboard Live interview, the group talked about artists that they wished to collaborate with. After the interview, Billboard uploaded a short video on Twitter, thanking the group for coming, to which Coolio responded by wishing them luck. A couple of days later Coolio made one other tweet wishing the group luck in America.
good luck guys!
— Coolio (@Coolio) March 22, 2017
— Coolio (@Coolio) March 25, 2017
Fans have shared their condolences and thanked Coolio for serving to the group out all these years in the past, in addition to for the heartfelt recommendation and assist he provided to the group.
rip coolio, thanks for every thing you’ve finished—
thanks for supporting bts throughout their beginnings, could you relaxation in peace. ♥︎ pic.twitter.com/D8lQLtOyjY
— vale (@kkukstudio) September 29, 2022
as cringe-tacular as American Hustle Life was, I’ll always remember that Coolio’s recommendation to @BTS_twt was to do it for the music, not the cash or the celebrity. And how severe all their faces have been when he mentioned that. They took it to coronary heart. I feel it nonetheless exhibits.
— Ren💜⁷ (They/Them) (@Rensearch) May 27, 2021
Rest In Peace Coolio. Thank you for taking the time to show BTS and others about music and artistry. 💜pic.twitter.com/010qpv3MdH
— José/JK Mixtape⁷ (@TheJose8A) September 29, 2022
You can take a look at a clip of Coolio on the present beneath: