Coolio’s oldest son Artis Ivey III spoke out for first time since the “Gangsta’s Paradise” rapper died late last month. Ivey said The U.S. Sun His father’s passing was an a tragedy “complete shock,”Coolio, however, had “health complications” before he died. Coolio, Artis Leon Ivey Jr., also died Sept. 28, Ivey was also 33 years old.
Coolio was pronounced dead after being discovered in a friend’s Los Angeles apartment. Cardiac arrest is the probable cause of his death. His remains were cremated privately without a funeral. According to his representative, he was cremated in a private ceremony without a funeral service. TMZ on Oct. 7 that Coolio’s seven children will each get a pendant that holds Coolio’s ashes to wear as a necklace.
“My dad was having a couple of health complications,”Ivey told Silver Screen Beatshis last weeks with his father. “He was taking care of those things. A lot was going on with asthma, real bad asthma.”Coolio, however, was “for the most part drug-free,”Ivey stated that Coolio’s death was not due to drug use. “He died of natural causes. He just had a heart attack,”Ivey explained.
Coolio also did not fear death. “My father was a very spiritual person,”Ivey spoke. “He didn’t fear death at all. It was another step to paradise. He had his own set of beliefs. He believed in a higher power and he believed in himself.”Ivey believes that his father was a murderer. “no regrets”He lived life to its fullest. “He loved life, he loved women, he loved his kids,”Ivey related the story Silver Screen Beats.
Ivey refused to talk negatively about Mimi Ivey who was one of Coolio’s final partners. A recent interview with Ivey. Daily Mail Interview, Mimi stated that Coolio was having an affair with another woman and that the arrangement was amicable. Mimi and Coolio had a very happy relationship. “beautiful thing,”Adding that other women may say the same about the rapper. “I don’t want to disparage anyone from feeling loved, it’s the last thing he would want. He was big on love,”Ivey spoke.
Coolio’s unusual desire to skip traditional funeral services, Ivey stated that his father was responsible. “believed in his spirit as a whole, he believed in the soul, once his soul left that body, it’s just the body.”He wanted people to “celebrate the spirit”Ivey stated that his body will be cremated. His family also plans a memorial, possibly at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre.
Ivey will still pay tribute to his father even though there’s a celebration of life. “I’m gonna celebrate his life for the rest of my life, while he continues his voyage into paradise. You never truly die if your spirit is still strong, you go to a higher place,”Ivey erzähltSilver Screen Beats. “He told me he was so good where he was that he didn’t have anything to worry about.”
Ivey went on to praise Coolio as a “great father”Coolio was someone who made sure to make time for his kids. Coolio’s family wants Coolio’s followers to be aware. “how thankful and grateful”They are grateful for all the love and support they have shown Coolio.
“To see the impact he’s had on the world means so much to our whole family right now,”Ivey spoke. “For his kids and his family, he really went out of his way to let us know that he cared about us, but he cared about his fans just as much… He never disconnected from them, never disrespected them, would never say no to a picture, always had time for them.”