Friday June 4th Coolio,
the Grammy Award winning US rapper
the gravity-defying dreads,
will be serving up a
blast of smoothly danceable hip-hop
at Club Ice.
one of the most successful rappers worldwide has, to date, sold
over 18 million records globally and racked up tour dates in Africa,
Israel, Russia, Brazil, Australia, Turkey and throughout Europe.
Team's DJ Spoony
from Compton, California, Coolio first took the music world by storm
in 1994 with the irresistibly friendly utopian
party anthem 'Fantastic
was nominated for a Grammy Award among things.
the gangsta-dominated West Coast sound and
continued to serve up his mix
of hip-hop party grooves and gritty,
street-level subject matter.
The following year he scored another staggeringly
massive hit with
the moody, string-driven 'Gangsta's Paradise'.
Paradise' with its
ghetto life lyrics and high-profile samples
from old-school hip-hop
Coolio's signature song. It was not only the most successful rap
single of 1995
the first ghetto-centric rap song to hit number one in the U.K.
With his third album, West Coast sound, dropped two years later
groundwork for an explosion of hardcore-themed pop-rap and
on his way to Club Ice, next month, with his
distinctive style, bouncin beats and thought-provoking lyrics
some exuberant, good-time party anthems with
a nod, just a nod, at hardcore.
PA - Coolio
The best in R 'n' B, Dancehall, Garage, Hip Hop
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4th June 2004
West Wilts Trading Estate
tel: 01373 825 700