Coolio confirms Mayo concert date

Monday, 10th June, 2019 6:00pm

Coolio confirms Mayo concert date

LEADING US rapper Coolio will be live in concert at the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on Sunday night, June 16

Coolio took over the world rap scene in the 90's through the immense success of "Gangsta's Paradise", which 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. "Gangsta's Paradise" would also be featured on the "Dangerous Minds" soundtrack and movie.

Coolio's music has been featured in several major motion pictures including: "Space Jam," "Clueless," "The Big Payback," "Panther," "New Jersey Drive," "The Jerk Boys," "Eddie," "Half Baked" and many more. He also composed the theme song for the popular TV series "Kenan and Kel" on Nickelodeon.

Coolio has won an American Music Award, three MTV awards, two Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards and a World Music Award. He has received six Grammy nominations (1994, 1995 and 1996), two Billboard Music Awards (1994 and 1996), two ASCAP awards (1996, 1997), four American Online awards (1996) and was the Playboy Music Poll winner in 1997.

In 2016, Coolio won a Vintage Soundtrack Song of 1995 award for "Gangsta's Paradise" from "Dangerous Minds" via the Vintage Film Awards.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and thr show starts at 8 p.m.


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