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Coolio Has Announced A Gig At The Academy

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03:26 10 Dec 2019


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Coolio is coming to Dublin next year. The rapper will perform at The Academy on Thursday, April 23rd.

Tickets go on sale on Friday December 13th via Ticketmaster.

Doors will open at 7pm and the gig is over 18s.

 

Coolio took over the world rap scene in the 90's after the success of Gangsta’s Paradise.

The track won a Grammy in 1996 for Best Rap Performance.

It sold over six million copies and was Billboard Magazine’s number one single in 1995.

 

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Coolio's music has been featured in several iconic major motion pictures including: 'Space Jam' and 'Clueless'.

He also composed the theme song for the popular TV series 'Kenan and Kel' on Nickelodeon.

This year, Coolio teamed up with Irish rap group Versatile to release 'Escape Wagon'.

Coolio performed the single live with Versatile at their sold out 3Arena show on November 30th.

Gangsta’s Paradise is set to be a feature song in ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’,  set for release in February 2020.

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