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Happy Birthday, Coolio!

Veteran rapper Coolio is still a recognizable figure in hip-hop thanks to his wildly braided hair. Born Leon Ivey Jr., Coolio turns 52 years old today (Aug. 1).

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10 Rappers Who Get Busy in the Kitchen

From Nicki Minaj to Coolio and more, check out 10 Rappers Who Get Busy in the Kitchen.

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10 Rappers Whose Hair Looks Like Plants [PHOTOS]

Find out whose fade looks more like crop circles and who decided to rock a topiary in 10 Rappers Whose Hair Looks Like Plants.

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20 Rappers’ Real Names Revealed [PHOTOS]

We reveal some of your favorite rappers' not-so-cool-sounding legal names.

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Coolio Embraces Porn Stars for ‘Take it to the Hub’ Video

Sex sells and Coolio is hoping that notion will get him back on top in hip-hop with the X-rated video for 'Take It to the Hub.'

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10 Biggest Grammy Snubs of All Time

The 2014 Grammy Awards are just around the corner. The "biggest night in music" honors the best of the best, but hip-hop and R&B have traditionally been overlooked by the awards the show. This year, artists like Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West

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Coolio To Auction Off His Entire Catalogue To Fund His Cooking Career

If you ever wanted to own a piece of hip-hop history, you'll soon get your chance. Coolio is getting ready to auction off his entire discography to fund his other passion: cooking.

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Coolio Allegedly Punched Girlfriend In The Face

Coolio was reportedly arrested earlier in April as a result of a domestic dispute.

According to TMZ, on April 1 he pushed his girlfriend/baby mother Anabella Chatman to the ground and punched her in the face, then grabbed his son (still a toddler) and drove away with another woman in tow.

What's worse, he also hit Chatpman with the car, leaving tiring marks on her legs.

Questioned by police, the "Ga

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Kelly Rowland Tattoos Neck, Chris Brown Stickers Label Him a ‘Woman Beater’ & More

The neck tattoos continue, as Kelly Rowland reveals her new ink, a cross, just under her hairline.

Chris Brown's latest album, Fortune, has been affixed with stickers across London HMV stores, reading, "Warning: Do not buy this album. This man beats women."

In a recent inter

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Coolio’s Son Grtis Ivey Sentenced, Faces Major Jail Time for Robbery

It may be awhile before Coolio's eldest son Grtis Ivey is out from behind bars. Ivey was charged in November 2011, for staging a heist in a Las Vegas apartment. Now, due to a plea deal, he faces some serious jail time.

According to TMZ, the "Ga

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