Coolio was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday on suspicion of possessing illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia, a spokeswoman for the airport said. TMZ is reporting that the rapper was involved in a scuffle with a security screener at LAX, adding that the 45-year-old was found with crack cocaine. Coolio was released after posting $10,000 bail.
Coolio is host of the My Damn Channel reality cooking show ‘Cookin with Coolio’. The show features the veteran rapper, dubbing himself “The Ghetto Gourmet” teaching viewers how to make a Caprese salad, a game day turkey, stir-friend vegetables, shrimp, and more. Coolio’s tagline, “Look good, smell good, taste good.” Watch it below.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, ‘Coolio & The Gang’ is set to air in the second-quarter of 2008 on the women’s cable network Oxygen. The show will follow the California rapper as he raises six teenagers by himself while maintaining his rap career and launching a clothing line. Debby Beece, president of programming and marketing at the network, said, “Coolio is a single dad raising kids, and it’s got a lot of unconventional parenting aspects to it. He wants his kids to do as he says, not as he does.”
Coolio was spotted arriving at the Excelsior Hotel during the 64th Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy on Wednesday (September 5).
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Coolio and an assortment of porn stars were on hand for the 2nd Annual Babes and Aces Charity Celebrity Poker Tournament To Promote Breast Cancer Awareness on June 21st at Hollywood Park Casino. Check out pictures from PRPhotos.
Henry Trappler of Celebrities.com caught up with Coolio at Republic on April 23rd, where the rapper talked about his favorite reality shows, who is beautiful in Hollywood, and more. Lulop.com has since removed the video.
Chingy, Coolio, Jermaine Dupri, Reverend Run of Run-DMC, Rick Ross, Webstar, and Yung Joc were on hand for the 21st Annual Soul Train Music Awards on Saturday (March 10) at the Pasadena Civic Center in Pasadena, California. Watch a report from ‘Extra’. Check out pictures from FilmMagic (arrivals / pressroom), RexFeatures, GettyImages (arrivals / show / pressroom), and WireImage.
Coolio was spotted at Pineta night club in Milan, Italy on Monday (February 19). Check out pictures from RexFeatures.
TMZ caught Coolio as he got out of a car filled with a bevy of stacked ladies, telling them, “If you don’t call me tomorrow I’m gonna Stone Cold Steve Austin you!” Surprised he was being videotaped, the rapper told the paparazzo, “I got some head!”
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